Anti-Mafia priest, gunned down by mobsters in Sicily, is honored by Vatican as martyr
Former sex slave says Japanese mayor's comment 'absurd,' should resign from politics
In Tito's birthplace, 'Yugonostalgia' gains force as Croatia prepares to join EU this summer
In Ethiopia, African Union marks 50th birthday as foreign dignitaries join celebrations
Fire on school bus kills 16 children, 1 teacher in eastern Pakistan
Jordan king says extremism 'grown fat' on Israel-Palestinian conflict
Australia's Great Barrier Reef is rapidly losing its coral, to the point that UNESCO may soon place the natural wonder on its "in danger" list. Climate change is one culprit, but so is the country's booming extraction industry. Environmentalists warn that time is running out for the reef.
Mass balloon giveaway brings sudden smiles in violence-wracked Afghan capital
Japanese research lab reports radiation leak, but no injuries or emissions outside facility
A marvel of nature, the lakes of Ounianga in the Sahara Desert have lasted thousands of years and withstood dramatic climate change. Now, a German geologist has analyzed lakebed sediments to shed light on a spectacular chapter in human history.