The Taliban on Thursday attacked a convoy of buses transporting police cadets in Kabul, officials said, killing at least 27 of them and wounding 40 in two powerful explosions.
The race to become Britain's next prime minister took a dramatic and surprising turn Thursday, with former London Mayor Boris Johnson -- popular with the public and widely considered a front-runner -- ruling himself out of the race after the defection of a key ally.
A Palestinian assailant broke into a home in a West Bank settlement early Thursday and stabbed a 13-year-old Jewish girl to death as she slept in bed, the latest in a nine-month wave of violence that had recently shown signs of tapering off.
U.S. President Barack Obama and the leaders of Mexico and Canada pushed back forcefully on Wednesday against the isolationist and anti-immigrant sentiments that have roiled Britain and been championed by GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump. The leaders warned against easy solutions peddled by "demagogues" who feed on economic anxiety.
MEXICO CITY - Mexico's Supreme Court rejected a proposal to legalize abortion on Wednesday but suggested more debate on the issue in the country boasting the world's second-largest Catholic population.
GENEVA - A Muslim father was fined in Switzerland Wednesday for refusing to allow his daughters to take swimming lessons at school, in the latest case exposing the challenges of integration in the Alpine country.
A frontier town that juts into a hostile neighboring country and has a long history of militants firing upon it doesn't seem like a typical place to seek serenity. But that's exactly what you will find in Metulla, Israel's most northerly point, which is engulfed by Lebanon on three sides but which is home to a nature reserve.
A Boston-based publishing company has decided to donate proceeds from Adolf Hitler's infamous manifesto "Mein Kampf" to a local organization that works with aging Holocaust survivors.
An elevated park that offers a new view to visitors at the World Trade Center opened Wednesday, built atop a security center that screens vehicles and overlooking the memorial to those who died in the Sept. 11 attacks.
Turkey on Thursday detained 13 suspected Islamic State jihadists over the deadly Istanbul airport attack, as chilling details emerged of how suicide bombers launched their assault.