WWII bomb found near Frankfurt airport
Authorities have found an unexploded World War II bomb by a highway close to Frankfurt airport and an operation to defuse it may cause flight disruptions.
Top Saudi cleric slams extremism as Islam's no. 1 enemy
Saudi Arabia's top cleric says extremism and the ideologies of groups like the Islamic State and al-Qaida are Islam's top enemy and that Muslims have been their first victims.
Reports: Italian military jets collide over Italy
Italian news reports say two Italian Tornado fighter jets have collided over eastern Italy during a training mission and crashed into a wooded area that caught fire.
Japan military holds drill as it expands role
Japan's military is showcasing its ability to defend remote islands, as its role expands at home and abroad under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
WHO: Ebola has killed more than 1,200
The U.N. health agency says the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has now killed more than 1,200 people.
Man arrested over smuggling 35 immigrants in container
Northern Ireland police say they have arrested a man on suspicion of smuggling 35 Afghan immigrants into England in a shipping container, during which one man died.
Investigators release Quebec train disaster report
Canada's Transportation Safety Board says in a new report that many factors led to a oil train explosion that killed 47 people in Quebec last year, including the weak safety culture of a now-defunct railway company.
Thousands of intense earthquakes rock Iceland
Thousands of small intense earthquakes are rocking Iceland amid concerns that one of the country's volcanoes may be close to erupting.
100,000 elephants killed in Africa, study finds
A new study by some of the world's leading elephant experts estimates that poachers killed 100,000 elephants across Africa between 2010 and 2012.
Iceland warns of possible volcanic eruption
Iceland has raised its alert level for the risk of a possible volcanic eruption to orange —the second-most severe level.
UN says Gaza will require massive reconstruction
The top U.N. official for the Mideast says Gaza will require massive reconstruction and is proposing expanding a U.N.-Israeli system to import construction materials into the Palestinian territory.
Pope confirms hopes for 3-city US trip in 2015
Pope Francis has confirmed he wants to go to the United States next year and is considering a three-city trip in September 2015: Philadelphia for a family rally, Washington to address Congress and New York to speak at the United Nations.
India calls off talks with Pakistan
India says it has called off talks with Pakistan after its ambassador met with Kashmiri separatists.
Ukraine claims rebels fired on refugees, killing 'many'
Ukraine's national security council is accusing rebels in the east of the country of firing rockets and mortars at civilians trying to flee from the region's intense fighting.
EU pledges $168m to offset Russia sanctions cost
The European Commission is pledging $168 million to assist fruit and vegetable producers hit by Russia's ban on food imports from the 28-nation bloc.
Iraqi, Kurdish forces reclaim Mosul Dam
Iraq's army spokesman says security forces and Kurdish fighters have taken back the strategic Mosul Dam, the country's largest, from Islamic militants who captured it less than two weeks ago.
WikiLeaks founder says he'll leave embassy soon
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says he will be leaving the Ecuadorean Embassy in London soon — but did not say when or explain his decision.
Kurdish forces retake part of Mosul Dam, with help from US airstrikes
Kurdish forces have recaptured part of Iraq's largest dam, with the help of U.S. and Iraqi airstrikes.
Ugandan gays who fled to Kenya still feel danger
When a Ugandan court overturned the country's Anti-Homosexuality Act this month, rights activists worldwide claimed a victory. But not gay Ugandans who fled persecution to live in a refugee camp in neighboring Kenya.
Polls show close race month before Scotland vote
Two opinion polls show that Scotland's voters are narrowly divided on whether to leave the United Kingdom one month before a referendum.
Pakistan politician calls for civil disobedience
A Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician has called upon protesters at an anti-government rally to practice civil disobedience.
Ukrainian, Russian officials to meet in Berlin
The foreign ministers of Ukraine and Russia are meeting in Berlin Sunday to resume diplomatic talks on a political solution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine.
Pope urges 'fraternal' dialogue with China, others
Pope Francis made his strongest gesture yet to reach out to China on Sunday, saying he "earnestly" wants to improve relations and insisting that the Catholic Church isn't coming in as a "conqueror" trying to take away the identity of others but as a partner in dialogue.
Brazil party replaces candidate who died in crash
Leaders of a Brazilian party that lost its presidential candidate in a plane crash have chosen his running mate to stand in his place, officials said Saturday, creating a new challenge to President Dilma Rousseff's re-election.
German-French reporting legend Scholl-Latour dies
Peter Scholl-Latour, whose reporting from far-flung places made him one of post-war Germany's most famous foreign correspondents, has died at 90.
Western-backed rebels want US airstrikes, too
Syria's main Western-backed Syrian opposition coalition is calling for U.S. airstrikes against the Islamic State, after the extremist group captured three more northern villages.
UN peacekeeper killed in north Mali; 5 wounded
The U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali says one of its patrols was attacked, killing a peacekeeper and wounding five others.
Who stopped China Catholics going to South Korea?
Days after Chinese officials blocked Catholics from seeing the pope in South Korea, it's still unclear who was behind the action or why it was taken.
Liberia opening 2nd Ebola center in capital
Authorities in Liberia are opening a new center to treat Ebola patients after the existing one in the capital became overwhelmed with patients.
Merkel to Putin: Halt flow of arms to Ukraine
The German government says Chancellor Angela Merkel has pressed Russian President Vladimir Putin to end the flow of military goods and personnel into Ukraine ahead of a weekend meeting of foreign ministers aimed at easing tensions.
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