A new lawsuit filed in a New York City court on Monday seeks to make disturbing videos of the treatment of a Guantanamo Bay prisoner public.
An Iranian court has sentenced American citizen Amir Mirza Hekmati to death for spying, Iranian news media reported on Monday.
In video footage released from North Korea, the isolated country’s new and inexperienced leader Kim Jong-un has vowed to wage a real war if “enemies dared to intercept” a long-range rocket emanating from North Korea.
A Navy SEAL who thought he was carrying an unloaded gun and accidentally shot himself in the head on Thursday at a San Diego, Ca. home, is currently battling for his life at a local hospital.
Joseph Kennedy III could be following in the footsteps of his family and running for a congressional seat.
A deadly explosion tore through Syria’s capital of Damascus on Friday in what Syrian state television is dubbing a terrorist attack by a suicide bomber.
The People’s Republic of China is battling a culture war with the Western world, according to Chinese President Hu Jintao in a recently published essay.
Iran issued a threat on Tuesday, warning that they would take action if a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier returned to the Persian Gulf.
Jerzy Kluger, a lifetime friend of the late Pope John Paul II, died on Dec. 31 in Rome clinic of complications with bronchitis following a long-time battle with Alzheimer’s disease.
The World Health Organization has come out to express its concern over a recently announced engineered form of the H5N1 bird flu virus that could become a lethal human pandemic if spread.
At least 19 people were killed as a powerful cyclone tore across the eastern coastline of India on Friday.
This week, the U.K.-based Christian persecution organization Release International announced its prediction of where Christian groups are likely to face the worst persecution in the upcoming year.
On Friday, a day after North Korea completed its nearly two weeks of “mourning” for the late Kim Jong-il, the country sent a stern message to the world vowing that it would not alter policies despite the death of “Dear Leader.”
After a three-month break, an Egyptian court resumed the trial of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak on Wednesday.
As the world watched, tens of thousands of North Koreans lined up in the streets of Pyongyang, pounding their chests and wailing over the death of Kim Jong-il. Since his death, the possibility of a new North Korea and the future of human rights in the country remains one of the most pressing and daunting queries on the planet.
The son and heir of former North Korean leader Kim Jong-il has been declared by North Korean officials as the country’s new “Supreme Leader” on Thursday.
A cruise company will be taking passengers on a historical adventure retracing the route of the Titanic this coming April.
A 15-year-old girl has been recovered by police in the northern Afghan province of Baghlan after facing months of torture and starvation.
On Wednesday, a highly choreographed three-hour funeral took place for North Korea’s “Dear Leader,” Kim Jong-il.
An Arizona man, whose life was thought to be over by doctors, miraculously woke up from his comatose state and raised two fingers for his doctor in what people are hailing a “Christmas miracle.”
The newborn baby girl that was found in a cardboard box on a Philadelphia sidewalk is in good condition, according to city police.
A wave of bombings tore across the Iraqi capital of Baghdad during rush hour on Thursday morning, killing and injuring dozens of people.
Thousands of U.S. soldiers back from Iraq may be facing another deployment to Afghanistan.
A student at the University of Texas is under fire over controversial remarks made over the weekend via her Twitter page.
This year, people across the country are proving that the spirit of holiday season continues even during tough economic stagnation.