Police in El Salvador arrested two military colonels and a lieutenant colonel Tuesday in connection with the case of eight soldiers who were convicted last year of abducting and torturing two people, one of them a minor.
As the grandeur of the Winter Olympics opening ceremony dazzled in South Korea’s Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium earlier this month – complete with North Korean cheerleaders singing and the media fawning over their dictator’s sister Kim Yo Jong – a c
The Vatican's sex abuse investigator has begun a series of meetings in Chile with abuse victims and others who have opposed the appointment of a bishop accused of covering up for the country's most notorious pedophile priest.
The airstrikes came at a rate of one a minute, with horrible results: civilians fleeing collapsing buildings, children trapped under slabs of concrete, paramedics grimly rushing the bloodied victims away on stretchers.
The Latest on the U.N. Security Council meeting on Mideast issues (all times local): 12:50 p.m. Israel's U.N. ambassador is accusing Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas of refusing direct peace negotiations with Israel and is calling him "the problem" —
Venezuela’s ongoing economic and political turmoil has created a widespread dearth of food and basic medical supplies that has caused millions of people to flee the stagnating country and created a humanitarian crisis that some experts say could surpass
Lawyers for one of four alleged Hezbollah members accused of involvement in the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri called Tuesday on judges at a U.N.-backed tribunal to acquit him, saying prosecutors have not presented enoug
A Pakistani prosecutor says the serial child killer who was given the death sentence last week for killing eight children in eastern Punjab province has filed an appeal against his conviction and sentence.
A leading Catalan politician is vowing to carry on advocating for Catalan independence from her current base in Switzerland where she is evading a Spanish judicial probe for her role in last year's illegal secession attempt.