The U.S. government has warned Haiti that it risks losing aid if it doesn't hold elections that are more than two years overdue.
The Committee to Project Journalists says an explosion destroyed the car of a journalist in Cameroon who had been warned by the government to be careful over his coverage of security forces.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says Russian military exercises on its border with Ukraine increase tensions and run counter to a diplomatic agreement it signed just last week.
Iran will cut a portion of its gasoline subsidies beginning Friday, nearly doubling some prices at the pump as part of a second round of cuts delayed since 2012, state television reported Thursday.
The U.N. secretary-general is warning that the 3-year-old conflict in Syria poses a serious threat to the stability of neighboring Lebanon, as thousands of refugees stream into the small country and weapons and fighters are transferred out.
Czech police say a man faces a fine after having a near miss with a train while walking over a level crossing.
The American government has awarded $4 million to help Haitian families hurt by a drought in the Caribbean nation's northwest.
Vigilantes are searching an extensive cave system in the hunt for the last fugitive boss of the Knights Templar drug cartel, a "self-defense" group leader in western Mexico said Thursday.
U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power protested the election of repressive regimes including Iran to the U.N. Committee on Non-governmental Organizations which deals with civil society groups accredited to the United Nations.
Police in Puerto Rico have captured a fugitive who was wanted in connection with a quadruple homicide.
A Nigerian rights group is urging the United Nations to help secure the release of some 230 schoolgirls abducted by extremists 10 days ago.
The U.N. Security Council is expressing rare "horror" at the recent massacre of civilians in South Sudan and threatens sanctions.
Mexican authorities have suspended medical services at a private clinic after a patient was found dead inside a hyperbaric chamber.
Solid earnings from Apple and Facebook helped shore up global markets on Thursday despite other disappointing earnings and an earlier hefty retreat in Tokyo.
China plans to revoke two crucial publication licenses for Sina.com, which might partially ban the web giant's operations, because obscene content was found during an anti-pornography crackdown, state media said Thursday.
The material that washed ashore in southwest Australia appears to not be from the missing Malaysian plane, officials said Thursday.
Police in the Bahamas have arrested two boaters whom officers say were carrying bales of marijuana worth an estimated $1.3 million.
Pirates pilfered diesel fuel from a Thai tanker off Malaysia's east coast, making two attacks in a week and raising concerns of a rising threat to shipping, a maritime watchdog said Thursday.
Talks between the United States and Japan on a Pacific Rim trade pact have halted for now without any resolution in sight, spoiling plans for a showcase deal during President Barack Obama's visit to Tokyo.
Shell Nigeria's Forcados oil export terminal remains closed seven weeks after it was shut down to repair a sabotaged undersea pipeline, a spokesman said Thursday, amid growing concerns about the industrial levels of oil theft in the world's 13th largest oil producer.
The civilian head of Congo's vanquished M23 rebel movement says hundreds of rebels are stuck in Uganda as they await confirmation of amnesty from Congo's government.
Caroline Kennedy says she could "absolutely" see herself endorsing Hillary Rodham Clinton for president but she has to decide soon whether to run.