Evil, armed clowns sow terror as part of an eerie trend that spreads from city to city: while this may sound like Hollywood's latest horror blockbuster, it's real and happening in France.
As U.S.-led warplanes pound jihadists in Iraq, prominent Sunni exiles say that empowering their marginalized minority will be more important than bombs and missiles in defeating the Islamic State (IS) extremist group.
A month into the mass pro-democracy protests gripping Hong Kong, the movement is under pressure to keep up momentum — but those on the streets say their vigil has already changed the city for good.
Having won re-election, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff must now deliver on her pledge to crack down on corruption or be dogged by the scandals that nearly derailed her campaign.
In the biennial battle for the U.S. Congress, Colorado's voters must decide: reelect Democratic Senator Mark Udall on November 4, or punish U.S. President Barack Obama by denying their party control of the Senate?
Twenty years after Israel signed a historic peace treaty with Jordan, the pact — deeply unpopular among Jordanians — is a strategic partnership both sides are determined to protect, experts say.
A year before Mexico's latest nightmare — the disappearance of 43 students — there was another night of terror in a neighboring town when gunmen broke into homes and took people away, mainly youths.
The Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram Islamists will face uncertainty if the extremists make good on an apparent pledge to free the teenagers they seized six months ago.
Spanish authorities are taking a tougher line against corruption by the country's long untouchable elites as a lengthy economic downturn fuels public outrage.
Vietnam's sudden release of a top dissident who was shuttled from jail to the United States is part of an attempt to secure powerful allies amid a simmering maritime dispute with China, analysts said Wednesday.