ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- Two car bombs exploded Friday as Nigeria celebrated its 50th independence anniversary, killing at least eight people in an unprecedented attack on the nation's capital by militants from the oil-rich southern delta reg
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) -- Tropical Storm Nicole caused extensive flooding and mudslides Wednesday in Jamaica, killing at least two people, even as the drenching system moved north and dissipated over the Florida straits.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Il promoted Kim Jong Un to the rank of general in the Korean People's Army, the state news agency reported, the clearest signal yet that the younger Kim is on track to succeed his fath
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) -- Gunmen killed a town mayor near the drug-plagued industrial city of Monterrey, authorities said Friday, the fourth mayor in northern Mexico to be murdered in little more than a month.
WASHINGTON — Agreements allowing private plane owners with “hangar homes” adjacent to airports to taxi directly from their property onto airport tarmacs risk turning government investments into private perks, a Federal Aviatio
TRIPOLI, Libya – A Libyan plane carrying 104 people crashed Wednesday on approach to Tripoli's airport, leaving a field scattered with smoldering debris that included a large chunk of the tail painted with the airline's brightly colored logo.
SOFIA, Bulgaria – A dead bird found near Bulgaria's Black Sea port of Varna has tested positive for the deadly H5N1 virus, officials said Thursday.
The Agriculture Ministry said the tests on a common buzzard were conducted at the national veterina
GENEVA – The world's largest atom smasher is ready to start a new era of science, colliding beams of protons to learn more about the make up of the universe and its smallest particles.
Dubbed the world's largest scientific experiment, the $10 bill
BAGHDAD - The top official for the United Nations in Iraq says the UN has determined Iraq's March 7 parliamentary elections were credible and called on all sides to accept the results.
The comments by Ad Melkert came at a news conference Fri