Argentine World Cup celebration marred by violence

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Riot police used tear gas to disperse a group of vandals who disturbed a World Cup rally in Argentina…

Ghanaian soccer fans seek asylum in Brazil

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Hundreds of Ghanaians who entered Brazil as tourists to watch World Cup games have asked for asylum, police in southern Brazil said Thursday…

Argentine reporter killed while covering WCup in Brazil

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Brazilian officials say an Argentine reporter covering the World Cup has been killed in a car accident caused when a vehicle…

Jet disaster averted in Barcelona near-miss

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A passenger jetliner preparing to leave Barcelona’s El Prat airport taxied across a runway where another was about to land…

Fabien Cousteau ends mission at undersea lab

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Fabien Cousteau says his 31-day underwater living experiment in the Florida Keys was a monumental success that used tools…

Brazilian boy can’t say his name – it’s too long

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A Brazilian boy is named after four French football players and the current Brazil manager…

Video of Japanese politician weeping goes viral

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A video clip of a weeping Japanese politician accused of dubious spending on trips to a hot springs has gone viral…

US warns of terror threat against Uganda airport

The U.S. Embassy in Uganda warned that an terrorist group may attack the country’s only international airport…

Search for missing Malaysian plane shifts south

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Australia announced on Thursday a new search area for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370….

North Korea’s take on new US movie: “Act of War”

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North Korea is warning that the release of a new American comedy about a plot to assassinate leader Kim Jong Un would be an “act of war.”…

UK media: MH370 Pilot Zaharie Shah named‘chief suspect’

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UK media Sunday Times revealed that MH370 Pilot Zaharie Shah named as ‘chief suspect’….

Iran arrests 3 over World Cup video

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Iran police have arrested three people who appeared in an online video in support of the country’s World Cup football team…

Rare Albino humpback whale in Australia

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A rare albino whale resurfaced off the eastern coast of Australia this week…

Japan World Cup fans clean stadium

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Several unofficial World cup accounts tweeted pics of Japanese fans apparently cleaning up after the match…

US seizes Benghazi suspect in deadly Libya attack

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U.S. special forces seized a “key leader” of the deadly Benghazi, Libya, attack…

Police clash with anti-World Cup protesters

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Armed police stopped a group of protesters from marching on Fortaleza’s football stadium on Tuesday…

AP Exclusive: Picasso painting reveals hidden man

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Curators and scientists are revealing they’ve found a hidden painting beneath the surface of one of Pablo Picasso’s earliest…

Queen welcomes Chinese premier at Windsor Castle

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Chinese premier Li Keqiang began his visit to Britain with a meeting with Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle…

Could ISIS terror group target US?

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U.S. officials say jihadists with American passports could make it easier for terrorists to attack the US…

Militants post photos of mass killing in Iraq

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The Islamic militants posted graphic photos that appeared to show their gunmen massacring Iraqi soldiers…

Malaysia Airlines begins insurance payments

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Malaysia Airlines has begun giving out $50,000 in advance insurance payments to families…

Watermelon sells at Japanese auction for $3500

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How much would you pay for a good watermelon?…

Love locks cause fencing to tumble on Paris bridge

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The thousands of locks that cling like barnacles to the Pont des Arts in Paris have become a symbol of danger, rather than love…

Brazil World Cup shutting out the poor

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People from poor communities say they simply cannot afford to enjoy the world cup experience…

Vietnam shows video of Chinese ship ramming boat

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Vietnam released video footage Thursday showing a Chinese vessel steaming into the back of a Vietnamese fishing boat…

North Korea says it is holding an American tourist

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North Korea said Friday it has detained an American tourist for committing an unspecified crime…

Irish church under fire over children’s mass grave

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The Catholic Church in Ireland is facing fresh accusations of child neglect after a researcher found records…

AP Exclusive: Videos of couple held in Afghanistan

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An American woman, then pregnant, went missing in Afghanistan in late 2012 with her Canadian husband…

Suspects confess in rape, slaying of 2 India teens

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Three men have confessed to the gang rape and slaying of two teenage girls who were found hanging from a tree in northern India…

Village protests rape, killings of Indian sisters

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Two teenage sisters in rural India were raped and killed by attackers who hung their bodies from a mango tree…