Suspended Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff told senators in emotional testimony at her trial Monday that voting for her impeachment would amount to a "coup d'etat."
Palestinian authorities are silencing dissent by cracking down on free speech and abusing local journalists and activists critical of their policies, a leading international human rights group said Tuesday.
Michelle Martens kept her new relationship with a man convicted of child endangerment a secret from friends and family for weeks -- as she helped plan her daughter's 10th birthday party, sent the girl off daily to the school bus and held down her job at a local grocery store.
A suicide car bomb exploded outside a popular hotel close to the presidential palace in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Tuesday, in an attack claimed by Shabaab jihadists.
Libya has shipped the last of its chemical weapons stocks out of the country, officials said Tuesday, under a U.N.-backed plan to ensure the arsenal could not fall into the wrong hands.
Russian-based hackers may have been responsible for two recent attempts to breach U.S. voter registration databases in two states, raising fears Moscow is trying to undermine November's presidential election, U.S. media said Monday.
The international community must respond to the refugee crisis caused by fighting in South Sudan in the same way it responded to the crisis in Europe, the U.N. refugee chief said in Uganda on Monday.
In a 14-hour session that was less electric than expected, Brazil's suspended president proclaimed her innocence at her impeachment trial Monday, branding her vice president a "usurper," calling the drive to oust her a "coup" and warning senators that history will judge them harshly if they oust a democratically elected leader on false charges.
A suicide car bombing claimed by the Islamic State group in Yemen's southern city of Aden on Monday killed at least 45 pro-government recruits, officials said.
A car driven by a suicide bomber Tuesday exploded after ramming a gate at the Chinese embassy in the capital of ex-Soviet Kyrgyzstan, wounding three people, authorities said.