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Hannah Graham's disappearance has sent a ripple of fear through the quiet college town of Charlottesville

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In a second search of the home of Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr., the man believed to be the last person seen with missing University...

Jozef Wesolowski was Vatican’s ambassador to the Dominican Republic

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Vatican’s former ambassador to the Dominican Republic Jozef Wesolowski has been put under house arrest following allegations he abused young boys in the Caribbean country. Archbishop...

Sulaiman Abu Ghaith is the highest-ranking al-Qaeda figure to face trial on US soil since 9/11 attack

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Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, who was an al-Qaeda spokesman after 9/11, has been sentenced to life in prison for terrorism-related charges...

ISIS militants have released a second video showing British journalist John Cantlie, who is being held hostage by the jihadist group

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ISIS militants have released a second video showing British journalist John Cantlie, who is being held hostage by the jihadist group. It comes less than...

White tigers are a rare variant of the customary orange Bengal sub-species

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An Indian white tiger has attacked and killed a teenager at Delhi zoo, officials and witnesses say. According to zoo manager Riaz Khan, the young...

The US and five Arab allies have launched the first strikes against ISIS militants in Syria

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The US and five Arab allies - Bahrain, Jordan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates - have launched the first strikes against...

Omar Gonzalez served in the military from 1997 until his discharge in 2003, and again from 2005 to December 2012

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Omar Gonzalez, the man who broke into the White House on September 19, had 800 rounds of ammunition, a machete and two hatchets in...

Sarah Palin has defended her family after her kids had been involved in a brawl at a party in Anchorage

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Sarah Palin has defended her family and, in particular, daughter Bristol Palin, after reports surfaced a week earlier that her kids had been involved...

ISIS militants warned they would target France after it launched air strikes against them in Iraq

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A French tourist has been kidnapped while on holiday in eastern Algeria, the French foreign ministry has confirmed. The man was seized on Sunday, September...

Sierra Leone’s three-day curfew aimed at containing the Ebola outbreak has been declared a success by authorities

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Sierra Leone’s three-day curfew aimed at containing the Ebola outbreak has been declared a success by authorities. They say more than a million households were...

Mossad legend Mike Harari oversaw a string of operations involving the assassination of Palestinian militants abroad

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Mike Harari, one of Israel's best-known spies, has died at the age of 87. He oversaw a string of operations involving the assassination of Palestinian...

Ukraine will start the withdrawal of heavy weaponry from separatist rebel lines in the east

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Ukraine will start the withdrawal of heavy weaponry from separatist rebel lines in the east, the military says. The two sides agreed on September 20...

The Rockefeller family is to sell investments in fossil fuels and reinvest in clean energy

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According to new reports, the Rockefeller family, which made its vast fortune from oil, is to sell investments in fossil fuels and reinvest in...

Turkey has decided to close some of its border crossings with Syria after about 130,000 Kurdish refugees entered the country over the weekend

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Turkey has decided to close some of its border crossings with Syria after about 130,000 Kurdish refugees entered the country over the weekend. On September...

Air France pilots are extending their week-long strike over plans to expand low-cost operations abroad

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Air France pilots are extending their week-long strike over plans to expand low-cost operations abroad. More than 80% of pilots from SNPL union voted to...

Hannah Graham was last seen early on September 13 in Charlottesville

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Jesse Matthew, the man believed to be the last person to see Hannah Graham before she disappeared, was being sought on arrest warrants charging...

Thousands of students in Hong Kong have begun a week-long boycott of classes to protest against China's stance on electoral reform in the territory

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Thousands of students in Hong Kong have begun a week-long boycott of classes to protest against China's stance on electoral reform in the territory. The...

Tens of thousands of Russians have marched in Moscow to protest against the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine

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Tens of thousands of Russians have marched in Moscow to protest against the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine. People carrying Russian and Ukrainian flags chanted...

Presidential contenders Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani have signed a deal to form a government of national unity in Afghanistan

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Afghanistan’s presidential contenders Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah have signed a deal to form a government of national unity at a ceremony in Kabul. The...

Hannah Graham disappeared after she met friends at a restaurant for dinner, stopped by two parties at off-campus housing units, and left the second party alone

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More than 1,000 volunteers, some driven by worry for the safety of their own families, fanned out from the University of Virginia campus on...

The ISIS militants issued their threat to kill Alan Henning in a video released on September 13

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Barbara Henning, the wife of British taxi driver Alan Henning who is held hostage by Islamic State (ISIS), has pleaded with the militants to...

The Secret Service has stepped up security at the White House after two attempted breaches in 24 hours

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The Secret Service has stepped up security at the White House and launched a "comprehensive review" of procedures there after two attempted breaches in...

Kentucky firefighter Tony Grider was severely injured while helping college students take part in an Ice Bucket fundraiser

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Kentucky firefighter Tony Grider, who was severely injured a month ago while helping college students take part in an Ice Bucket fundraiser, died on...

This year’s Oktoberfest runs from September 20 to October 5 in Munich

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Some 6 million people are expected to this year’s Oktoberfest, the world's biggest beer party that runs from September 20 to October 5 in...

Some 200,000 people have been forced to leave their homes in the Philippines after tropical storm Fung-Wong has brought flooding, heavy rains and high winds

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Some 200,000 people have been forced to leave their homes in the Philippines after tropical storm Fung-Wong has brought flooding, heavy rains and high...