A German museum has put on display a copy of Vincent van Gogh's ear that was grown using some of the Dutch artist's genetic material.
Algeria's foreign minister says the so-called Arab Spring has increased the influence and power of terrorist groups.
At least 22 people have died in Sri Lanka from two days of floods and mudslides triggered by unusually heavy monsoon rains, officials said Tuesday.
A senior official at an organization representing the majority of airlines worldwide said Tuesday there is no specific timetable for implementing new tracking recommendations following the disappearance of a Malaysian aircraft with 239 people aboard in March.
British police on Tuesday arrested leading Pakistani politician Altaf Hussain on suspicion of money-laundering -- a move that sparked fears of violence in his home base of Karachi.
The newly-elected Libyan prime minister has taken charge of his office with the help of an Islamic militia, the latest in the crisis roiling the North African country where a renegade general is leading an offensive against Islamists.
Ten generals and five other senior military officers were found guilty in courts-martial of providing arms and information to Boko Haram extremists, a leading Nigerian newspaper reported Tuesday.
Thailand's military junta lifted a curfew Tuesday at three popular beach resorts but said the restriction imposed after its May 22 coup would stay in place for the rest of the country, including the capital, Bangkok.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas swore in a unity government Monday, moving to carry out a reconciliation pact between his Fatah faction and the militant Islamist group Hamas that has raised tensions with Israel.
Tiananmen Square in the middle of Beijing has long been the center of political activity in China. But it is most well-known outside of China as the place where a student-led pro-democracy movement was crushed by the People's Liberation Army in 1989.
American flags, red carpets and stately rooms adorned with bling typically fill the background when President Barack Obama visits overseas with the leaders of other countries.
President Barack Obama's proposal to curb U.S. greenhouse gas emissions might improve the chances of completing a global climate treaty but is unlikely to defuse demands by China, India and others for Americans to do more.
The Army may still pursue an investigation that could lead to desertion or other charges against Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was freed from five years of Taliban captivity in a prisoner exchange last weekend, Gen.
President Barack Obama says that in the aftermath of elections in Ukraine it is possible for the United States to rebuild trust with Russian President Vladimir Putin. But he says it will take some time and require Putin to pull back Russian troops from the Ukrainian border and use his influence to calm unrest in eastern Ukraine.
Experts say Nigeria's new central bank governor will keep a low public profile as he takes over the country's Central Bank following the end of the suspended governor's term.
Hungarian journalists and analysts say that a new proposal to tax media advertising revenues threatens the free press.
Russia's gas giant Gazprom on Tuesday hailed progress in talks to resolve the impending Ukrainian gas crisis which is threatening to cut supply to Ukraine and could also cause disruptions in the gas flow to Europe.
Angelina Jolie says she and Brad Pitt won't tighten their security policies during publicity events after he was accosted on the red carpet in Los Angeles.
NATO defense ministers are gathering for the first time since the Ukraine crisis, and top of the agenda is how to react long-term to Russia's new military capabilities and its willingness to use them.
Ukrainian troops on Tuesday launched an offensive against pro-Russian insurgents in the eastern city of Slovyansk and advanced through the city's outskirts, the nation's interior minister said.
EDITOR'S NOTE -- On June 4, 1989, AP reporter John Pomfret was in central Beijing when Chinese soldiers attacked pro-democracy protesters on Tiananmen Square.
Two suspected poachers were arrested for the shooting death of the head of law enforcement at a wildlife park in Zambia, a week after a funeral service attended by the seven children of the slain ranger.
Israel said Tuesday it allowed the mother-in-law of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh into the country for medical treatment.
Israel's prime minister said Tuesday he is "deeply troubled" by the United States' decision to maintain relations with the new Palestinian unity government, urging Washington to tell the Palestinian president that his alliance with the Hamas militant group is unacceptable.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended his decision to release five Afghan detainees from Guantanamo Bay in exchange for an American soldier's freedom, saying his administration had consulted with Congress about that possibility "for some time."
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is holding an emergency cabinet meeting to draft the legal process for King Juan Carlos to abdicate and be replaced by his son, Crown Prince Felipe.
A British mining company says some of its personnel have left Sierra Leone amid an outbreak of the Ebola disease that has killed at least five people.
Like thousands of other factory owners in Vietnam, Nguyen Van Phuc relies on China for the expertise and raw materials needed to keep his production line humming. But spiking tensions between Hanoi and Beijing over maritime territorial claims are threatening that relationship and his bottom line.
The French government's plan to redraw the national map and merge regions whose identity has run strong for centuries is drawing fierce criticism.
Inflation in the eurozone sagged to an annual rate of 0.5 percent in May, adding to pressure on the European Central Bank to take action to support growth this week.