The nephew of former United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, arrested for an alleged bribery and money laundering scheme, worked as a broker at a real estate firm that is also the U.N.’s landlord, and where the U.N.
Notorious drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been extraded to the U.S., where he faces drug trafficking and other charges, Mexico's government said Thursday.
Syrian rebels are sending more than a dozen representatives next week to the capital of Kazakhstan for talks with government representatives, the first such negotiations between the two sides in a year.
A French military spokesman says the death toll in the attack on an army camp in Gao, in northern Mali, has risen to 77.
Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki, one of the most respected judges in the country who had been overseeing a large part of major corruption investigation, has died in a plane crash, his son said Thursday.
Slovenia, the birthplace of America's next first lady, plans to deploy troops to Latvia, joining NATO efforts to defend the Baltics against a possible Russian threat.
The National Library of Israel said Thursday it has acquired what is considered the world's greatest private collection of Hebrew books and manuscripts.
A United Nations envoy says diplomats meeting at a Swiss resort to figure out if differences are bridgeable in a deal to reunify ethnically split Cyprus have wrapped up their work a day early.
International aid workers have opened a new desalination plant in the Gaza Strip, bringing some relief to a territory where 97 percent of the water is undrinkable.
A look at key events in Mexico's war on drugs following the extradition of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.
Haiti's president-elect says money laundering accusations that have swirled around him for months are a smear campaign by political enemies.
Iran's Foreign Ministry has summoned the Danish ambassador over an attack on its Copenhagen embassy.
The son of a Brazilian Supreme Court justice says his father was a plane that crashed off the coast of a city in Rio de Janeiro state.
A Turkish legislator has handcuffed herself to the parliament's rostrum in protest at a contentious reform package that would give President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's office executive powers.
Adama Barrow is a former businessman and real estate mogul who emerged as the unlikely head of a coalition of several Gambian opposition parties.
Human Rights Watch says satellite imagery supports witness accounts that Nigeria's air force struck a refugee camp with "multiple air-dropped munitions," even though tents should have been easily visible.
Researchers say the Islamic State group lost nearly a quarter of its territory last year, as an array of forces pressured it on multiple fronts in Syria and Iraq.
European Union lawmakers have rejected a proposed blacklist of countries at risk of money laundering and terror financing because it is too limited.
Greece's president says an insistence by Turkey and Turkish Cypriots on keeping troops and military intervention rights on Cyprus even after the ethnically split island is reunified is "anachronistic" and unacceptable." President Procopis Pavlopoulos says such positions are contrary to European Union norms and would create "dangerous precedents" if implemented.
Mexico's government says it has extradited drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States, where he is wanted on drug trafficking and other charges.
Top Mexican drug cartel bosses captured, killed or extradited in recent years: ___ Jan. 19, 2017: World's most powerful drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is extradited to the United States.
A Turkish legislator handcuffed herself to parliament's rostrum on Thursday to protest a reform package that would give President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's office executive powers. The move sparked fighting between women legislators, who were seen slapping each other.
WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange said on Thursday he would stand by his earlier pledge to be extradited to the U.S.
Twenty-four hours before Donald Trump is to be sworn in as president of the United States, several dozen people packed a Moscow nightclub to celebrate his inauguration early.
For nearly 50 years, Israel's settler movement has been criticized, condemned and ostracized by the international community.
Spanish officials say a Russian computer programmer wanted by the United States on hacking allegations has been jailed while a decision is made on whether to extradite him.
London police say two of the city's busiest bridges have been partially closed after a suspected World War II bomb was found in the River Thames.
Spain's Supreme Court has sentenced a rapper musician to a year in prison for exalting terrorism and humiliating terrorism victims in Twitter messages.
The British government says six U.K. citizens have been killed and others injured in a road crash in Saudi Arabia.