Yahoo News Vocal Kremlin opponent Alexei Navalny is facing a 15-day jail sentence after organizing protests in Russia on Sunday that decried government corruption and led to some 1,000 arrests. Mr.
Yahoo News TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese officials and media reports are blaming a cold spell for the deaths of more than 150 people, most of them elderly and sick, over the past several days.
Yahoo News MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's president has ordered a 60-day moratorium on official overseas travel to save the country's depleted foreign currency holdings.
Yahoo News Some 1,500 migrants have been rescued in the Mediterranean this weekend, an unusually high number for winter when crossings tend to slow because of difficult sea conditions, the Italian
Yahoo News AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan's King Abdullah II is to begin a working visit to Washington on Monday, three days after President Donald Trump temporarily banned entry to the U.S. from seven
Yahoo News BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — It could take days to officially identify the 16 people killed when a bus carrying Hungarian students returning from a ski trip burst into a fireball after
Yahoo News The zombie apocalypse won't take long. A new article in a peer-reviewed student journal finds that the zombie hordes would take Earth's population down to a mere 273 survivors in 100 days.
Yahoo News NEW YORK (AP) — Trump asks for plan within 90 days of taking office on how to 'aggressively combat and stop cyberattacks'
Yahoo News RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian authorities say that at least 33 prisoners have died in a penitentiary in the northern state of Roraima — adding to 60 deaths reported at other prisons.
Yahoo News China is investigating a Communist Party official in the restive western region of Xinjiang on suspicion of "serious disciplinary breaches", the graft watchdog said on Thursday, days after
By Stephen Kalin EAST OF MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi forces will resume their push against Islamic State inside Mosul in the coming days, a U.S. battlefield commander said, in a new phase of the
Nintendo’s first proper smartphone game has proved to be a huge hit. According to the company, Super Mario Run was downloaded more than 40 million times in its first four days of availability on iOS,
BERLIN (Reuters) - Police in Berlin will significantly increase security measures in the coming days, with steps such as erecting barriers, after the attack on a Christmas market on Monday evening
Syrian pro-government forces have carried out at least 82 execution-style killings of civilians in recent days, including women and children, the UN said Tuesday, citing credible reports from the
DETROIT (AP) — Michigan's recount of presidential votes is over after a judge lifted an order that forced a statewide review of millions of ballots.
BEIJING (AP) — China's state-run Xinhua News Agency says 21 miners who were trapped for four days after an explosion have been confirmed dead. One is missing.
TOKYO (AP) — North Korea is observing a three-day period of mourning for Fidel Castro, who was seen by the North as a comrade-in-arms against the common enemy of the United States.
The news that a beautiful art house is being shut down to make way for a shopping mall is heart-wrenching, a critic writes.
The Syrian army said on Sunday it had taken control of the second residential district of the rebel-held eastern part of Aleppo city in two days. The army said in a statement it and its allies had