A Venezuelan ice cream parlor and Guinness World Records holder, known for its 863 different flavor options, has closed its doors for the season due to the country’s economic crisis.
The Turkish gunman who shot and wounded John Paul II in 1981 laid white flowers Saturday on the saint’s tomb in St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican officials said.
Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal touted Turkey as a “source of power” for Muslims on Saturday, praising Turkey for supporting the Palestinian cause.
A Somali intelligence official says a leader with the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab, who has a $3 million bounty on his head, surrendered in Somalia.
Russia named NATO’s military buildup near its border as the main military threat and raised the possibility of using precision conventional weapons as a “strategic deterrent,” according to the nation’s new military doctrine signed by President Vladimir Putin Friday.
China’s leaders underscored their support for Hong Kong’s unpopular leader as he visited Beijing on Friday in the wake of pro-democracy protests in the southern Chinese city.
Lina Herlina was 19 years old when the massive coffee-colored wall of water came grinding up from the sea to wipe scores of houses and buildings clean off their foundations and kill more than half of this city’s population in a matter of minutes.
The Russian currency on Friday ended its five-day rally and declined 4 percent as the markets remain jittery over the outlook of the Russian economy.
A teenager was released from custody on Friday after his arrest for allegedly insulting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan caused uproar in the country.
A brain-dead pregnant woman was taken off life support Friday after a court ruled that her 18-week-old fetus was doomed to die — a case that exposed fear and confusion among doctors over how to apply Ireland’s strict ban on abortion in an age of medical innovation.