11/01/2013 6:37amPope Francis has led tens of thousands of people in silent prayer in memory of African migrants who died of thirst after being stranded in the Sahara.
11/01/2013 8:03amU.S. special envoy for Afghanistan said Friday that an earlier attempt to reconcile with Taliban figures willing to respect a new Afghan constitution would have saved lives and weakened insurgents, hastening the peace process in Afghanistan.
11/01/2013 8:23amThe U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan said Friday that an earlier attempt to reconcile with Taliban figures willing to respect a new Afghan constitution would have saved lives and weakened insurgents, hastening the peace process in Afghanistan.
11/01/2013 8:29amExperts say the ranks of missing people are swelling around the world, including Muslim men murdered and dumped into mass graves in Bosnia, victims of Asia's 2004 tsunami, people killed in Mexico's drug wars, and asylum seekers who drown as they flee conflicts in rickety boats.
11/01/2013 8:50amAuthorities say a train slammed into another one at a busy downtown intersection in Sarajevo, injuring some 45 people.
11/01/2013 9:01amThe text of a letter that German lawmaker Hans-Christian Stroebele says National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden gave him during a meeting on Thursday in Moscow. Stroebele released the letter Friday.
11/01/2013 9:06amPolice in southeastern Turkey fired tear gas at a crowd of demonstrators who were protesting the construction of a wall between Turkey and Syria.
11/01/2013 10:05amThe Dutch government is sending 368 troops to join a U.N. peacekeeping force in the conflict-torn West African nation of Mali, Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced Friday.
11/01/2013 10:12amOn top of high unemployment and sluggish growth, the European Central Bank has a new headache: an unexpected drop in inflation.
11/01/2013 11:47amBritain's government says it is complaining to Spain after a minor boat collision off Gibraltar, the latest incident in a spat over the disputed U.K. territory.
11/01/2013 12:31pmIran's foreign minister said Friday that both Iran and the West need a new approach if negotiations on Iran's nuclear program are to succeed.
11/01/2013 2:00pmThe wife of a Russian pilot who has been held by the Taliban for more than six months said Friday she's been told negotiations for his release are ongoing.
11/01/2013 3:46pmThe U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says it is relaxing restrictions on the use of smartphones and other electronics inside flights by American carriers. Passengers are still barred from making calls or downloading data off a cellular network, but the OK on using laptops, consoles, e-readers, and other electronics at the beginning and end of each flight will come as a relief to many travelers. Here's a look at what may be in store for air travelers in the rest of the world.