President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi convened an emergency meeting of Egypt0s top generals and declared a state of emergency in parts of the Sinai, including a curfew.
A Pakistani court on Friday acquitted one of the main suspects in the 2002 murder of the American journalist Daniel Pearl.
The potentially fatal MERS virus that originated in Saudi Arabia two years ago has spread to Turkey for the first time, the World Health Organization said Friday.
At least four inmates were killed and several wounded after an attempted mass escape at a prison in San Cristobal, officials said Friday.
The Libyan Army and its allies among local militias have taken control of one of the largest camps of Islamist forces in the eastern city of Benghazi, military officials said Friday.
Austria unveiled a new monument on Friday dedicated to thousands of Austrians who deserted from the German Army during World War II.
Queen Elizabeth II sent her first tweet on Friday, although she kept things traditional by signing off as 0Elizabeth R.0
Analysts say the far-flung plots and attacks mark a change in the nature of the group and its threat to the West.
Kathy Cirillo, the mother of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, followed pallbearers carrying her son's coffin on Friday in Ottawa.
The Kigali Convention Center in Rwanda under construction in April.
Potentially damaging revelations surrounding the minister and one of his aides have added to pressure on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Pro-democracy protesters at their barricade on Friday in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong.
Images of Leung Chun-ying, Hong Kong's chief executive, at a protest site in the Mong Kok district.
Members of the group Women of the Wall held their first full bat mitzvah at the Western Wall in Jerusalem on Friday.
Participants in Liberia and Sierra Leone would receive experimental vaccines that could lead to mass inoculations in 2015, health officials said Friday.
The court ruled that Poland violated the rights of two terrorism suspects by allowing their transfer to a secret detention center run by the C.I.A.
In a country where membership in the bloc is a contentious topic, the request is being portrayed as a punishment for its relative economic success.
Thierry Leyne, a French-Israeli banker, jumped from a building in Tel Aviv, Israeli officials said.
The payment is part of tangle of cases relating to a unit whose members posed as activists to gather intelligence on militant political and environmental groups.
The successful launch of a spacecraft that will test flight paths and equipment brings China one step closer to its long-range goal of sending a probe to the moon that will return to Earth.
To encourage local districts to improve their performance on development-related goals, Weinan, in Shaanxi Province, has taken to presenting the worst performing areas with last-place plaques.
Shinichi Suzuki directing children in Maryland in 1980.
The few legal protections Russians still possess are becoming even more limited.
The deal reached at the Pentagon means the Americans will retain control of forces in the event of war until the South Korean military is better prepared.
A military team was called off after a weeklong hunt near Stockholm for an enigmatic vessel that never materialized, the authorities said.
Aklima, 28, a survivor who suffers from severe post-traumatic stress disorder. She worries that what happened to her could also affect her children0s well-being.
President Xi Jinping of China met with government officials on Friday to sign a memorandum to start the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.
Lawyers say bribes are required at nearly every step of the judicial process in Myanmar. Above, the High Court in Yangon.
The United States agreed to postpone the return of wartime control of the South Korean military to Seoul until the South0s forces were better prepared.
Herman Van Rompuy. the President of the European Council, holds his grandson at a summit meeting in Brussels.
A toddler from next-door Guinea who lost a parent to the disease has tested positive.
A federal judge in Manhattan heard arguments on Thursday in the first court proceeding over Haitian cholera victims0 lawsuit against the United Nations.
Fiona Woolf, the head of the inquiry, faces scrutiny over her links to the man who was home secretary when files about the abuse charges vanished.
Cpl. Nathan Cirillo at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Ottawa a few days before his death.
Lebanon announced that it would not accept any more refugees from neighboring Syria, except in what the authorities deem to be 0exceptional0 cases.
The leader of the southern Mexico state where 43 college students have gone missing stepped down on Thursday under pressure from his own party.
Kurdish troops killed fighting Islamic State militants in Syria were buried in Suruc, Turkey. Iraqis and Kurds have reclaimed some territory, but their ability to sustain advances is in doubt.
American officials said they were examining a report that 11 police officers were sickened after a bomb dispersed chlorine gas last month near Balad, north of Baghdad.
The well-known figure had been accused of harboring a fugitive monk from Chamdo in his own monastery in the Yushu area of Qinghai Province.
Prime Minister David Cameron of Britain is to promise an additional 80 million pounds to build treatment centers.
A mourner on Thursday at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, where Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was fatally shot Wednesday.
The former Russian soldier who joined mujahedeen fighters during Russia0s war in Afghanistan in 1980s also later fought against American troops until his capture in 2009.
For many of the survivors of the 2007 shooting in Baghdad, the verdicts offered some solace after a traumatic event that became synonymous with the worst of the American occupation.
Mayor Ignazio Marino, center, registered the foreign marriage of Tommaso Giartosio, left, and Gianfranco Goretti.
Ed Miliband, who could become Britain0s first Jewish-born prime minister since Disraeli, has denounced Israeli actions in Gaza.
A bishop described a situation much like the one last April when more than 200 schoolgirls were taken in a kidnapping that attracted worldwide attention.
The parents of Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the man authorities identified as the gunman, expressed grief over the shooting.
An injured protester tried to stop a group of taxi drivers from removing barricades on Wednesday in the Mong Kok district.
On his visit to Chechnya, Mr. Greene found posters of President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia and the Chechen leader, Ramzan Kadyrov, in many places. The National Theater, Grozny, Chechnya. 2013.
Lt. John Ismay of the Navy in a wheat field hit by BLU-97/B cluster bombs near Bartallah, Iraq, in 2007.