Updated: 01/26/2014 - An activist for human rights in China, Xu Zhiyong is given prison time for forming a loose organization and disrupting order.
Posted: 01/26/2014 - Lives are at risk in Ukraine as protests against the government are becoming more widespread.
Posted: 01/25/2014 - Peace deliberations have finally began between Syrian rebels and the Damascus government. Although the first meeting was filled with stony silence, there is hope for the future.
Posted: 01/23/2014 - Acting Mayor Ginette Caron said that only five residents of the facility were fully autonomous, and the rest were confined to wheelchairs and walkers. Caron said some also had Alzheimer's disease.
Posted: 01/23/2014 - Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is back on the grid after more than a month without making a public appearance. The President suggested that reports of her demise had been greatly exaggerated by political opponents. And she said she wasn't happy about the way the media covered her absence.
Posted: 01/23/2014 - A 20-year-old woman in India has alleged that she was gang-raped by a group of men this week after the head of a village ordered them to do so, police in West Bengal said on Thursday.
Posted: 01/23/2014 - The South Sudanese government and rebels signed a cease-fire deal on Thursday after more than a month of fighting, according to the Intergovernmental Authority on Development, an East African trade bloc that has been helping to mediate between the parties.
Posted: 01/21/2014 - Russian anti-terrorism officials said Tuesday that the country's special forces are conducting two operations in the restive Russian republic of Dagestan, state-run news agency RIA Novosti reported.
Posted: 01/20/2014 - A video surfaces threatening the Winter Olympics. Russia's President vows the Games will be safe. Some U.S. lawmakers warn that they won't be.
Updated: 01/20/2014 - Cornered by fishermen, divers and boats, the bottlenose dolphins splashed frantically as they tried to escape their human captors in the infamous cove in Japan.
Posted: 01/19/2014 - Although Putin has offered reassurances to gay athletes in the Olympics, anti-gay laws in Russia are still
Posted: 01/19/2014 - An attack by the Taliban on Pakistan has left U.S. officials worried about pulling troops out of Afghanistan in 2014.
Posted: 01/18/2014 - Hiroo Onoda, the last Japanese imperial soldier to emerge from hiding in a jungle in the Philippines and surrender, 29 years after the end of World War II, has died. He was 91.
Posted: 01/18/2014 - The American University of Afghanistan says that two of its U.S. employees were among those killed in a Taliban attack on a popular Kabul restaurant that left 21 people dead, including 13 foreigners.
Posted: 01/18/2014 - Pope Benedict XVI was proven, through a Vatican document, to have defrocked 400 priests in a little over two years on counts of sexual abuse of children.
Posted: 01/18/2014 - Syrian rebels are now not only fighting Islamic forces, but other rebel groups as well. The rebel force has become fractured, and they urged by the U.S. to negotiate peace.