An Australian jury has convicted a transgender prostitute of causing grievous bodily harm by knowingly infecting a client with HIV.
An indefinite U.S. presence in Syria adds another long-term chapter to 17 years of conflict.
The birthrate in China fell last year despite the country easing family limits and allowing all couples to have two children.
Tensions have soared along the volatile frontier between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir as soldiers of the rivals continued shelling villages and border posts for third day.
As he does during every papal visit, Pope Francis produced plenty of surprises in Chile: He married a couple during a flight, stopped his motorcade to help a fallen police officer and wept with victims of sex abuse by priests.
On a sweltering early summer afternoon in Miami’s Little Havana, President Donald Trump told a cheering Cuban-American crowd that he was rolling back some of Barack Obama’s opening to Cuba in order to starve the island’s military-run economy of U.S. tourism dollars and ratchet up pressure for regime change.
A flying drone has dropped a flotation device to two teens caught in a riptide in heavy seas off the Australian coast in what officials describe as a world-first rescue.
A border mayor’s paramilitary security team and Mexican marines were behind the disappearance and murder of four people, including three American siblings, the government’s National Human Rights Commission said Thursday.
Asian stock markets were uneven and the dollar fell on Friday following Wall Street’s retreat as the threat of a U.S. federal government shutdown loomed on the weekend.
Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has opened an exhibition on the Holocaust in the former Soviet Union, saying the world has “a sacred duty” not only to commemorate the millions of victims “but to do everything in our power to prevent such tragedies in the future.”
A Malaysia Airlines plane landed safely in an Australian Outback city after the plane shook violently in midflight and passengers braced themselves for a hard landing.
Malaysia’s high-profile trial of two women accused of killing the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader resumes Monday after a seven-week recess, with defense lawyers saying their efforts have been stymied by missing links.
Personnel are routinely asked to work 16-hour days, union officials said.
A car has driven onto the crowded seaside boardwalk along Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, and Brazilian authorities say at least 11 people have been injured.
The WTA has signed a long-term deal to move its season-ending WTA Finals to Shenzhen, China, in 2019 and will increase total prize money to $14 million, double the previous purse.
When athletes from the rival Koreas paraded together behind a single flag for the first time at the opening ceremony of the 2000 Sydney Olympics, it was a highly emotional event that came on a wave of hope for reconciliation following their leaders’ first-ever summit talks.
It was all in a day’s work for the ever-unpredictable Pope Francis.
New Zealand’s prime minister announced on Friday that she is expecting her first child in June.
The site lists an active arrest warrant for Gorka stemming from an incident of "firearm or ammunition abuse."
Pope Francis accused victims of Chile’s most notorious pedophile of slander Thursday, an astonishing end to a visit meant to help heal the wounds of a sex abuse scandal that has cost the Catholic Church its credibility in the country.