A teenage man who was reported to British anti-terror authorities by his mother was jailed for life on Friday and will serve a minimum term of six years for plotting a terror attack on police …
Officials say a passenger train has derailed in eastern India, trapping many people inside its derailed coaches. More than 170 people were injured and taken to hospitals, according to media reports. …
The Caribbean island nation of Antigua and Barbuda recently granted Rastafari official sacramental authorization to grow and smoke marijuana that their faith deems sacred. Rastafari across the world …
For decades, members of the Rastafari community have been persecuted and imprisoned for their ritualistic marijuana use. But the islands of Antigua and Barbuda recently became one of the first …
GENEVA (AP) — Champions League final referee Szymon Marciniak got the support of Poland’s government on Friday as UEFA considered removing him from the match because he spoke at a business event …
As the 34th anniversary of China’s Tiananmen Square crackdown approaches Sunday, many in Hong Kong are trying to mark the day in the shadow of a law that prosecuted leading activists in the …
The Biden administration is retaliating for Russia’s suspension of the New START nuclear treaty. The State Department announced Thursday it is revoking the visas of Russian nuclear inspectors, …
At the height of the Islamic State group's rampage across Syria, the world watched in horror as the militants blew up an iconic arch and temple in the country’s famed Roman ruins in Palmyra. Eight …
As the United States and China vie to establish new partnerships and expand influence with Asia-Pacific nations, the top defense officials from both nations are preparing to try to win support this …
Meta is preparing to block news for some Canadians on Facebook and Instagram in a temporary test that is expected to last through the end of June. The Silicon Valley tech giant is following in the …
NAHA, Japan (AP) — A weakened Tropical Storm Mawar was bringing heavy rains to Japan’s main southern islands after passing the Okinawan archipelago early Friday. Residents in vulnerable areas …
The discovery this week of small footprints in a southern jungle-clad area of Colombia has rekindled hope of finding alive four children who survived a small plane crash and went missing a month ago. …
Greece is famous for its ancient sites. But the country's Culture Ministry says the oldest of them all, dating to the time of modern humans' hominin ancestors, has been discovered in an open coal …
BULBOACA, Moldova (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's unrelenting quest for more political support and security backing from NATO got a warm welcome but no concrete commitments …
Jordan’s Crown Prince Hussein and his bride, Princess Rajwa Alseif, are on their way to a gala reception after exchanging vows in a modest, traditional Islamic marriage. The new royal couple set …
A truck driver suspected of causing reckless endangerment to life has been detained in Denmark after potatoes were found spilled on a bridge linking two islands. A first spill was reported in the …
A Muslim cleric in Iran is defying a local taboo against dogs by rescuing and nursing them back to health. Islam prohibits animal cruelty and encourages the feeding of stray dogs and cats. But in …
The future king of Jordan and an architect from Saudi Arabia linked to her country’s own monarchy are getting married in a palace celebration that introduces him to the world. Thursday's nuptials …
OYAMA, Japan (AP) — In a sprawling circuit near Mount Fuji, a humble Corolla running on liquid hydrogen has made its racing debut, part of a move to bring the futuristic technology into the racing …
Russian forces began June with a fresh aerial bombardment of Kyiv, killing at least three people and wounding others. Following up on a reported 17 attacks on the Ukrainian capital in May, Russian …
Canada will soon become the first country in the world where warning labels must appear on individual cigarettes. The move was first announced last year by Health Canada. Mental Health and Addictions …
At least 60 infants, toddlers and older children perished over the past six weeks while trapped in horrific conditions in an orphanage in Sudan’s capital as fighting raged outside. Most died from …
A group of scientists say in a new study that climate change in itself wasn't responsible for a series of exceptional rain and resulting deadly flooding in northern Italy in recent weeks. Instead, …
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