Sponsors of a U.N. resolution that would authorize cross-border delivery of humanitarian aid to Syrians in desperate need of food and medicine finalized the text ahead of a Security Council vote expected on Monday.
Officials from the U.S., Mexico and Central American nations have wrapped up a two-day meeting in Nicaragua at which they were expected to discuss the possibility of treating Central American migrants fleeing violence in their homelands as refugees.
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird says Canada will impose economic sanctions and a travel ban on 14 more members of pro-Russian separatist groups in Ukraine.
Authorities said Friday they had rescued eight Salvadoran migrant youths who had been kidnapped by an equally youthful gang in northern Mexico.
A Canadian man has been convicted of two terrorism-related charges in an alleged plot against targets in Canada and abroad.
A strong earthquake hit Japan's northern coast Saturday near the nuclear power plant crippled in the 2011 tsunami. At least one person was injured and a small tsunami was triggered, but no damage was reported.
Clashes erupted Friday in the Egyptian capital Cairo between protesting supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi and local residents opposed to his Muslim Brotherhood, killing two people, an Egyptian health official said.
The man suspected of killing four people at the Brussels Jewish Museum in May has abandoned his fight against extradition to Belgium, meaning he could be transferred within weeks.
A Paris court on Friday convicted nine people of belonging to a terrorist network that trained in Afghanistan and reportedly planned attacks in France.
Shareholders of luxury British fashion house Burberry have voted to reject a multimillion-pound pay package for the brand's new chief.
A British teenager who stabbed his teacher to death in a classroom has admitted responsibility for the killing.
Human Rights Watch is criticizing a Ugandan court's decision against gay activists who sued a Ugandan official for violating their rights.
Turkey's president on Friday called on Israel to halt its offensive on the Gaza Strip and not to carry out a ground incursion, while the prime minister said there can be no normalizing of Turkish-Israeli ties as long as Israel's actions continue.
A 14-year-old girl was dragged into a forest and raped on the orders of a village council in remote eastern India in retaliation for a sex assault blamed on her brother, her family and police said Friday.
An outbreak of cholera is putting thousands of lives at risk in parts of South Sudan, worsening the country's humanitarian crisis amid ongoing violence, the aid group Save the Children said Friday.
A local official says armed gunmen attacked a Kenyan coastal village, the latest of a series of attacks that have killed more than 80 people and displaced thousands. The attacks have continued despite a heavy presence of government security forces.
Three European powers and the U.S. have confirmed that their foreign ministers will join Iran nuclear talks this weekend in an effort to advance the stalled negotiations.
Police say a man has sustained life-threatening injuries after setting himself alight outside the Libyan Embassy in Berlin.
A roadside bombing targeting police officers and an attack on a convoy of de-miners killed at least 13 people in Afghanistan, authorities said Friday, separate attacks blamed on the Taliban ahead of foreign troops withdrawing from the country.
An official says a Czech nuclear power plant has shut down one of its two reactors due to a fault on a cooling water pump.
Poland's center-right government of Prime Minister Donald Tusk survived a confidence vote on Friday that was called by the opposition over leaks of embarrassing conversations by some leaders.