By Anne Gearan, Washington Post on April 16, 2016, at 1:24 p.m.
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders met privately with Pope Francis on Saturday, the capstone to an unusual detour from the American election.
By Philip Pullella and Karolina Tagaris, Reuters on April 16, 2016, at 1:05 p.m.
The pope stressed that taking the refugees to Rome was a humanitarian, not a political, gesture.
By Shinichi Saoshiro and Kiyoshi Takenaka, Reuters on April 16, 2016, at 1 p.m.
Japanese rescuers were digging through the rubble of buildings and mud Saturday to reach dozens believed trapped after a powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck a southern island, killing at least 32 people and injuring about a thousand.
By Reuters on April 16, 2016, at 10:04 a.m.
There is an “urgent need” for the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to stop violating the cease-fire in Syria, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday, and called on Russia to help, the State Department said.
By Gwladys Fouche, Reuters on April 16, 2016, at 8:22 a.m.
Stressed out by a fast-paced daily life and binge-watching the latest hit TV shows? Norway may have the answer with its latest slow TV installment: watching the ebb and flow of the sea, for twelve hours, without interruption.
By Elaine Lies and Linda Sieg, Reuters on April 15, 2016, at 1:05 p.m.
A magnitude 7.4 earthquake struck near Kumamoto in southern Japan on Friday at a depth of 25 miles.
By Ulf Laessing and Alexis Akwagyiram, Reuters on April 15, 2016, at 7:08 a.m.
A video showing 15 of the 219 schoolgirls held by the jihadist group Boko Haram has added pressure on the Nigerian government to secure their release, after activists accused authorities of mishandling the case in the two years since their mass kidnap.
By Kiyoshi Takenaka, Reuters on April 15, 2016, at 7:04 a.m.
A strong earthquake hit southwestern Japan on Thursday, bringing down some buildings, killing at least nine people and injuring hundreds, local media said, but the nuclear regulator reported no problems at power plants.
By Bill Berkrot, Reuters on April 14, 2016, at 7:17 a.m.
U.S. health officials have concluded that infection with the Zika virus in pregnant women is a cause of the birth defect microcephaly and other severe brain abnormalities in babies.
By Cindy Boren, Washington Post on April 13, 2016, at 7:55 a.m.
Joao Carvalho, a mixed-martial arts fighter from Portugal, has died after he was knocked out in a fight Saturday in Dublin.
By Reuters on April 13, 2016, at 7:53 a.m.
The work, which depicts Biblical heroine Judith beheading an Assyrian general, was found by the owners of a house near Toulouse as they investigated a leak.
By Nigel Hunt and Michael Hogan, Reuters on April 11, 2016, at 10:46 a.m.
Last summer’s hot and dry weather blighted the European hop harvest and strong demand for craft beers, which use a lot of hops, is putting small brewers’ profit margins under pressure and forcing them to raise their prices.
By Arshad Mohammed and Kiyoshi Takenaka, Reuters on April 10, 2016, at 2:56 p.m.
The secretary of state’s trip could pave the way for an unprecedented visit to Hiroshima by a sitting president when Barack Obama attends the annual G7 summit to be held in Japan next month.
By Estelle Shirbon and Paul Sandle, Reuters on April 10, 2016, at 1:12 p.m.
The past week has been damaging because the drip-drip of carefully worded statements before the fuller disclosure created the impression he may have had something to hide.
By Sivaram V, Reuters on April 10, 2016, at 12:03 p.m.
A fire and explosions during a fireworks display to mark the start of the local Hindu new year killed 100 people and injured more than 380 at a temple in India’s southern Kerala state.
By Robert-Jan Bartunek, Reuters on April 10, 2016, at 10:27 a.m.
The bombers were forced to strike closer to home as police closed in on the militant cell last month.
By Reuters on April 09, 2016, at 6:43 p.m.
Demonstrations around France against a draft labor reform law turned violent on Saturday, with at least seven police officers injured and 17 people arrested in Paris and Rennes, which saw the worst clashes.
By Reuters on April 09, 2016, at 4:42 p.m.
LIMA — At least two people, including an army sergeant, were killed in an attack staged by suspected leftist Shining Path rebels on the eve of Peru’s presidential election, authorities said. Police said the attack, in a remote coca-growing region of the Andean nation, occurred early on Saturday and that …
By Frank Jack Daniel, Reuters on April 09, 2016, at 4:16 p.m.
The ubiquitous fridges that dispense beer in Cuba’s bars, cafes and gas stations are running out of the island’s favorite Cristal and Bucanero brands in recent weeks, as a surge in American tourists and new private watering holes strain the main brewery.
By Niraj Chokshi, Washington Post on April 09, 2016, at 1:45 p.m.
The crew aboard a Navy plane spotted the men waving life jackets, standing next to piles of palm leaves arranged to spell out four capital letters: H-E-L-P.