The death toll from a Europe-bound boat that sank in the Mediterranean while carrying hundreds of migrants rose to 178 on Tuesday after the boat was lifted from the bottom of the sea by a crane vessel.
Bassem Mroue and Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press | Posted Sep 27th - 7:11am
Syrian government forces captured a central rebel-held neighborhood in Aleppo on Tuesday after a week of blistering airstrikes, as a military official vowed that the offensive would continue until insurgents are "wiped out."
As investors and investigators weigh the damage of Yahoo's massive breach to the internet icon, information security experts worry that the record-breaking haul of password data could be used to open locks up and down the web.
Amir Vahdat and Jon Gambrell, Associated Press | Posted Sep 27th - 6:12am
Iran's hard-line former president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, said Tuesday he won't run in next year's presidential election, ending weeks of speculation after the country's supreme leader discouraged his candidacy.
An international rights group says Pakistan's Supreme Court has upheld the death penalty against a mentally ill man accused of murder, overturning a previous appeal and a court decision staying his execution.