The administration must first sign a bilateral security agreement, which Afghan President Hamid Karzai has resisted
More than 14 thousand people gathered to break Guiness world record for the most pirates in one place
Lawyer tells media Meriam Ibrahim's jailers did not take her to a hospital; she's still sentenced to die by hanging for not recanting Christian faith
Egypt holds first presidential election since President Morsi was deposed by military
Complaints that Facebook-owned apps Instagram and Whatsapp violate people's privacy spark judges unusual move
Convoy of OPCW inspectors working for U.N. reportedly hit by roadside bomb, but organization says all staff are safe
In prosecuting the country's political and social activists, an image-conscious Beijing is shifting tactics, and the numbers are shocking
Source close to secret talks confirms President Goodluck Jonathan scuttled prisoner swap deal with Boko Haram at last minute
Insurgents, government forces clashed when separatists tried to take over airport in eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, nation's second-largest
Some relatives of those on board had sought the info, hoping it could shed new light on jetliner's course, but early signs aren't encouraging
Nigeria's military has located nearly 300 schoolgirls abducted by Islamic extremists but fears using force to try to free them could get them killed, the country's chief of defense said.
After receiving endorsement from the king, general defends coup and tells public, "Do not criticize"
Pontiff says there will be "zero tolerance" for clergy members who abuse children, hints he might retire if he ever feels not up to the job
Pope Francis returns to Vatican after careful balancing act of symbolic and sometimes spontaneous gestures to call for peace between Israel, Palestinians
Manuel Uribe once tipped the scales at 1,230 pounds, a Guinness World Record, but slimmed down to about 867 pounds
During Pope Francis' visit to the Holy Land, the pontiff shared a personal moment at one of Israel's holiest sites with two close friends from Argentina – a rabbi and a Muslim leader. Adriana Diaz reports.
But Defense Chief Air Marshal Alex Badeh won't say where and says the military won't use force to rescue them
Ukrainian president-elect promises to negotiate an end to pro-Russian insurgency in east, but not to let it turn into "a Somalia"
Dr. Mehdi Ali Qamar, a cardiologist from Ohio of Pakistani origin, apparently was killed because he was a member of the Ahmadi Muslim sect, official says
Tattoo enthusiasts gather up for this annual two-day event which brings over 350 tattoo artists from around the world