Iran's parliamentary runoff elections got underway Friday, a key vote to decide whether hard-liners or moderate forces backing President Hassan Rouhani will control the legislature, state media reported.
An Istanbul court on Thursday sentenced two prominent Turkish journalists to two years behind bars for illustrating their columns with a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad published by French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo.
A French court on Wednesday charged Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam over his role in the November 2015 carnage that left 130 dead, just hours after his extradition from Belgium.
The Austrian parliament on Wednesday adopted one of Europe's toughest asylum laws, as the country's political leaders struggle to halt the surging far-right which is leading in presidential polls.
Police hailed the largest gang "takedown" in New York history Wednesday after a major operation snared 120 people from two rival street gangs that brought murder to the city and the United States.
A young soldier suspected of shooting dead 11 people, including eight of his fellow troops, at a telecommunications center in Cape Verde was arrested on Wednesday, the government said.
Republican White House hopeful Donald Trump promised Wednesday a top-to-bottom overhaul of U.S. foreign policy to put "America First" and make its allies pay up.
A toddler riding in the back of a car accidentally shot dead his mother with a gun that slid out from under the driver's seat, U.S. police said Wednesday.
It's so long to Big Ben's bongs -- at least temporarily.
The nation's midsection prepared for another day of foul weather Wednesday after a series of storms brought huge hail and high winds, but not as many tornadoes as had been feared.