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Navy destroyer has close encounter with Iranian vessel in Persian Gulf

Navy destroyer has close encounter with Iranian vessel in Persian Gulf

A U.S. Navy destroyer had another close encounter with an Iranian Revolutionary Guard “fast attack craft” in the Persian Gulf Monday.…

Rio slum dwellers protest deadly gang, police gunbattles

Rio slum dwellers protest deadly gang, police gunbattles

Hundreds of Brazilians have taken to the streets of the Alemao slum complex in Rio de Janeiro to protest gunbattles between police and gangsters that have killed at least four…

French presidential election: Candidates’ families play roles in success

French presidential election: Candidates’ families play roles in success

Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen have been in the spotlight for their political and personal lives.…

Macron vs. Le Pen: Opposing styles and visions for France

Macron vs. Le Pen: Opposing styles and visions for France

They could hardly be more different: Pro-European centrist Emmanuel Macron is facing anti-immigration, anti-EU Marine Le Pen in France’s presidential runoff May 7.…

London marathoner thanks runner who helped him finish race

London marathoner thanks runner who helped him finish race

Matthew Rees helped David Wyeth cross the finish line on Sunday after Wyeth almost collapsed.…

Kuki Gallmann, ‘I Dreamed of Africa’ author, shot at Kenyan ranch

Kuki Gallmann, ‘I Dreamed of Africa’ author, shot at Kenyan ranch

Kuki Gallmann, the Italian-born conservationist and author, is being treated for a gunshot wound at a Nairobi hospital after being attacked by herders at her ranch in Kenya.…

International mission member killed in Ukraine blast

International mission member killed in Ukraine blast

A member of the OSCE’s monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine has died and at least one other was injured after their vehicle was blown up by a mine in the…

Ceremonies mark liberation of 2 Nazi camps 72 years ago

Ceremonies mark liberation of 2 Nazi camps 72 years ago

Holocaust survivors and officials have gathered at the memorial sites of former concentration camps Bergen-Belsen in northern Germany and Sachsenhausen near Berlin to commemorate the liberation of the camps 72…

Gas stations in North Korea’s main city restrict services, speculation that China is reducing supply

Gas stations in North Korea’s main city restrict services, speculation that China is reducing supply

Car users in Pyongyang are scrambling to fill up their tanks as gas stations begin limiting services or even closing amid concerns of a spreading shortage.…

Venezuela opposition boss asks Wall Street to cut off Maduro

Venezuela opposition boss asks Wall Street to cut off Maduro

The leader of Venezuela’s rebellious congress has a message for the world’s capitalists: Think twice before signing another check to President Nicolas Maduro’s government.…