Thursday, August 27, 2015
Guatemala's former vice president was ordered to stand trial Tuesday, while the Supreme Court took the first step in allowing impeachment proceedings against President Otto Perez Molina in a fraud scandal that is pushing the country into political crisis.
U.S. Republican Party White House frontrunner Donald Trump booted a journalist from a leading Spanish-language channel out of a news conference Tuesday, telling him to "go back to Univision."
Massive wildfires in the western U.S. have led to poor air quality across the region, causing respiratory problems for people far from the fire lines as well as grounding firefighting aircraft.
A survivor of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on New York who was featured in one of the most haunting photographs of the outrage has died of stomach cancer. She was 42.
Crowds of angry ultra-Orthodox Jewish men, wearing long beards, black and white garb and large black hats, protested in the streets of Jerusalem earlier this month against a new cinema opening its doors on the Sabbath.
Deep in the pristine Amazon jungle, Brazil's newest skyscraper has a mission unlike any other: to save the world.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Two men wearing Afghan security force uniforms opened fire Wednesday inside a military base in southern Afghanistan, killing two NATO service members before being shot dead themselves, the international force said.
Germany confirmed Tuesday it has stopped returning Syrian asylum seekers to their first port of entry in the EU, an action hailed as "European solidarity" as thousands more migrants pour into the bloc seeking refuge.
The Islamic State group released propaganda images Tuesday that purport to show militants laying explosives in and then blowing up the 2,000-year-old temple of Baalshamin in Syria's ancient caravan city of Palmyra.
A Russian military court on Tuesday sentenced a Ukrainian filmmaker to 20 years in a strict-regime prison colony on terror charges in a trial condemned by Kiev, Western rights groups and top film directors.