Le Bab-Ilo is the Caribbean-influenced, Creole-flavored spot in Montmartre where jazz first appeared in the French capital.
Spanish social activist Ada Colau said Monday she would fight evictions, poverty and corruption after being elected mayor of Barcelona.
A cluster of abandoned jungle camps used by human traffickers contained 139 suspected graves, Malaysian authorities said Monday.
A self-styled sheikh behind a siege at an Australian cafe was kicked out of a motorcycle gang because he was deemed too weird, an inquest heard.
Former Israeli PM Ehud Olmert was sentenced eight months in prison Monday for unlawfully accepting money from a U.S.
A landslide northwest of Kathmandu forced the evacuation of hundreds of residents and triggered fears of a dam block with subsequent flooding downstream as far as India.
We are in Paris, and this neighborhood, Montmartre, was once so popular with African Americans it was known as the "Harlem of the City of Lights."
An innovative Danish de-radicalization program seeks to help stamp out Islamist extremism by understanding, not punishing, wannabe jihadis.
Ireland became the first country in the world Saturday to nationally vote in favor of legalizing gay marriage.
ISIS' conquest of Palmyra marked the latest in a series of setbacks for the Syrian regime, but analysts say not to count Bashar Assad out just yet.
Iraq's Ministry of Defense released video of the handover of light and medium weapons from U.S.-led coalition to Iraq's 16th Division to fight ISIS in Nineveh.
Friction in the region has grown over China's land reclamation in the Spratly islands.
Iraqi military officials vowed to recapture the city of Ramadi from ISIS after stinging criticism from U.S.
General John Campbell attended a wreath-laying ceremony in Kabul to honor those killed in combat in Afghanistan since the war began.
After a resounding referendum in favor of gay marriage, Ireland expects to have a law passed by July and gay weddings before Christmas.
Seventy Afghan and Iraqi migrants were rescued from a packed boat off the southeastern coast of Italy and brought to shore on Sunday, Italy's coast guard said.
The group of 30 women from 15 countries made a final appeal to authorities on both sides to allow them to walk across the demarcation line, but were turned down.
Mass graves believed to contain bodies of hundreds of migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh have been found in Malaysia, local media reported said on Sunday.
A one-of-a-kind charity Iranian women and girls escape desperate poverty and horrific domestic abuse.
Counting began Saturday in a gay marriage referendum after which pitted liberal forces against Ireland's conservative Catholic foundation.
Kurdistan Regional Government Masoud Barzani said Iraq has been unsuccessful against ISIS because its former government built a "sectarian army."
The Vatican bank said Monday its profit soared by more than 20 times last year amid reforms aimed at taking it away from its scandal-marred past.
Former Israeli Prime Minister jailed for unlawfully accepting money from U.S. supporter.
An earthquake shook buildings and halted train lines in Tokyo Monday, days after Japan' signed off on the basic safety of a third reactor.
Hezbollah is fighting across all of Syria alongside the army of President Bashar al-Assad and is willing to increase its presence there when needed, the leader of the Lebanese Shi'ite movement said on Sunday.
Iraqi forces retook territory near Ramadi from ISIS Sunday in an effort to advance to the city, which was captured by militants a week earlier.
Turkey appears poised to elect its first openly gay member of parliament in next month's elections.
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The four babies born to Annegret Raunigk stand a strong chance of survival, but possible complications couldn't yet be ruled out.
The confrontation occurred near the border of Michoacan and Jalisco states, an area known as being dominated by the Jalisco New Generation cartel.