A strong earthquake has hit Japan’s northernmost main island of Hokkaido, but there are no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
A Sudanese opposition party says more than 10 opposition leaders have been arrested ahead of the latest day of protests urging President Omar al-Bashir to resign.
Authorities say a western Pennsylvania church administrator stole $1.2 million that he and his wife used to pay for vacations, sports tickets and other personal expenses.
Religious leaders of Russia’s republic of Chechnya have inaugurated a re-opened landmark mosque in Syria’s Homs, once the symbol of the rebellion against President Bashar Assad.
A lawmaker from Britain’s governing Conservative Party has been charged with making false expenses claims.
Flights to and from Dublin Airport in Ireland were briefly halted after a drone was spotted over the airfield.
A fire in Bangladesh killed at least 81 people and gutted a section of Chawkbazar, a section of Dhaka that dates to the Mughal era 400 years ago, in a stark reminder of the lapses in public safety that continue in the South Asian country despite its ra…
Greek authorities say they have rescued 21 migrants found adrift in a small boat in a section of the northeastern Aegean Sea off the usual illegal immigration route.
PHOENIX (AP) _ Vereit Inc. (VER) on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter.
A Pakistani court has extended the detention of a provincial assembly speaker and opposition member arrested on corruption allegations.
The Algerian defense ministry says a military helicopter crashed overnight in a remote area of the northwestern province of Tiaret, killing the two officers on board.
Emory University in Atlanta says it’s forming a commission to review racist photos that appear in past yearbooks.
A Florida deputy has been fined $500 and had his driver license suspended for three months for causing an off-duty crash that left a young woman comatose for more than a month.
Five independent experts linked to the U.N. human rights office are calling for quick and impartial investigations of mistreatment by Indonesian security forces of indigenous Papuans, including alleged killings, unlawful arrests and use of snakes to te…
British bank Barclays says it set aside 150 million pounds ($196 million) to deal with economic uncertainty as Britain prepares to leave the European Union.
A devastating fire raced through densely packed buildings in a centuries-old shopping district in Bangladesh’s capital, killing at least 70 people, officials and witnesses said Thursday.
Albanian opposition supporters have surrounded the parliament building and are demanding that the government resign, claiming it’s corrupt and has links to organized crime.
A Louisiana woman is accused of shooting her pet llama named Earl who she says attacked her.
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German media report that two men have died after a shooting in Munich.