Twenty-nine people, mainly police, were killed and 166 wounded in Istanbul on Saturday when twin bombings struck the heart of the city close to the stadium of top flight football giants Besiktas after a major game.
Some 50,000 civilians have fled eastern Aleppo over the past two days in a "constant stream," Russia said Saturday, as Syrian government forces close in on the last pocket of opposition control in the northern city.
A church roof has collapsed in southeastern Nigeria causing "many deaths and injury" the country's president said Saturday, with state media reporting that up to 200 people could have been killed.
A secret CIA assessment has found that Russia sought to tip last month's U.S. presidential election in Donald Trump's favor, The Washington Post has reported -- a conclusion that drew an extraordinary rebuke from the president-elect's camp.
Crossing the finish line of Afghanistan's Bamiyan marathon, hand in hand with a young female runner from the country, Canada's famed 'Marathon Man', Martin Parnell felt a double victory.
Hundreds of houses of worship are offering sanctuary to people who could face deportation if President-elect Donald Trump follows through on his campaign pledge to remove millions of immigrants living in the country illegally.
In the heat of the presidential campaign, Donald Trump accused primary rival Ted Cruz of being controlled by Goldman Sachs because his wife, Heidi, previously worked for the Wall Street giant. He slammed Hillary Clinton for receiving speaking fees from the bank.
The Vatican's Christmas nativity scene includes an unusual addition this year: a spire from one of the dozens of churches and basilicas that were damaged or destroyed in this year's central Italy earthquakes.
A northern Michigan man convicted of second-degree murder in the disappearance of his 4-month-old daughter is not an "an evil person," a judge said Friday in sentencing him to 19 to 45 years in prison.
A Brazilian judge said he was freezing the assets of Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes on Friday for allegedly failing to charge the appropriate taxes to the developer of the Olympic Games golf course.