Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 10:00pm
The U.N. Security Council strongly condemned four North Korean ballistic missile launches in July and August on Friday night, calling them "grave violations" of a ban on all ballistic missile activity.
Matthew Lee and Jamey Keaten, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 4:40pm
The United States and Russia said Friday they had resolved a number of issues standing in the way of restoring a nationwide truce to Syria and opening up aid deliveries, but were unable once again to forge a comprehensive agreement on stepping up cooperation to end the brutal war that has killed hundreds of thousands.
Jeremy Hainsworth, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 4:11pm
A photograph of a crying elderly Canadian couple in wheelchairs, separated into two different care homes after 62 years of marriage because no beds were available together, has received international attention.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 3:53pm
The U.N. Security Council on Friday warmly welcomed the final peace agreement between the Colombian government and leftist rebels and reiterated its commitment to help implement and verify the cease-fire.
Albert Aji and Zeina Karam, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 3:20pm
Escorted by armed troops, dozens of insurgents and their families left this war-wrecked suburb of the Syrian capital on Friday as part of a forced evacuation deal struck with the government to end a four-year siege and aerial campaign that has left the area in ruins.
Suzan Fraser, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 3:12pm
A Kurdish suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden truck into a checkpoint near a police station Friday in southeast Turkey, killing at least 11 police officers and wounding 78 other people, the prime minister said.
Paolo Santalucia and Nicole Winfield, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 2:53pm
Rescue workers acknowledged Friday they might not find any more survivors from Italy's earthquake as they confronted a new obstacle to their recovery work: a powerful aftershock that damaged two key access bridges to hard-hit Amatrice, threatening to isolate it.
A man once dubbed the Fake Beard Bandit as a suspect in a string of bank robberies and due to be married in three weeks was charged Friday in a bloody crossbow attack that left three people dead in a middle-class Toronto suburb.
Joshua Goodman, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 10:13am
Colombia's president is moving quickly to hold a national referendum on a peace deal meant to end a half-century of bloody conflict with leftist rebels, delivering the final text of the deal to congress on Thursday and declaring a definitive cease-fire with the guerrillas.