Qatar MotoGP: Dovizioso beats Marquez in thrilling desert duel

MotoGP burst back into life in spectacular fashion as Andrea Dovizioso beat Marc Marquez in a thrilling duel in the season-opener in Qatar Sunday.

This entire Chinese village is a shrine to Xi Jinping

It's the kind of artwork you'd expect to see celebrating Mao Zedong, Vladimir Lenin or Kim Il Sung. But this isn't Communist propaganda that harks back to Cold War days. The simple mural of Xi Jinping painted on the side ...

Champions League: English clubs Manchester City and Liverpool paired in quarterfinals

The Champions League quarterfinal draw on Friday delivered an English derby between Manchester City and Liverpool.

Johnson: 'Overwhelmingly likely' Putin ordered nerve agent attack

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Friday it was "overwhelmingly likely" that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally gave the order to use a nerve agent to attack a former spy, in what represents the most direct accusation yet against Russia's ...

Controversial video filmed at mosque sparks outrage

A hate-filled video posted on Facebook has sparked a burglary investigation at a mosque in Tempe, according to police. Two women showed up at the Tempe Islamic Center in early March and filmed themselves yelling horrible things at worshipers.

Trump administration finally announces Russia sanctions over election meddling

The Trump administration announced Thursday it is enacting new sanctions on Russia, including individuals indicted last month by special counsel Robert Mueller, in a sweeping new effort to punish Moscow for its attempts to interfere in the 2016 US election.

Donors give computers to Ghana school where teacher taught computer tech on a blackboard

With just a blackboard and a talent for drawing, a Ghanaian teacher has explained in detail to his students the secrets of Microsoft Word, earning numerous headlines and worldwide admiration.

Thousands flee Syria's besieged Eastern Ghouta as army closes in

Thousands of people fled the besieged area of Eastern Ghouta on Thursday as Syrian forces advanced into the rebel-held enclave on the edge of Damascus, state TV and monitoring groups reported.

Philippines to withdraw from International Criminal Court

The Philippines says it will withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC), a month after the judicial body started an inquiry into President Rodrigo Duterte's controversial war on drugs.

Russia vs. US: Where is life better?

Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to win the March 18 election by a wide margin, but that doesn't mean Russians are happy with the way things are.

Bolt, Obama and Gangnam Style: What (and whom) has Merkel outlasted?

On Wednesday, Angela Merkel will begin a historic fourth term as Chancellor of Germany, making her one of the longest-serving leaders in modern German history.

Nigerian leader favors negotiation over military action to help free schoolgirls

Nigeria is negotiating for the release of schoolgirls abducted last month from the town of Dapchi rather than taking military action, President Muhammadu Buhari said.

Royal wedding: Tourists won't flock to UK for Harry and Meghan

The royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is not expected to translate into an immediate boost for British tourism.

UK could pull Russia's RT off the air

UK regulators could revoke the license of Russian state-backed television network RT after Moscow was linked with the attempted murder of former double agent Sergei Skripal.

Eastern Ghouta: Syrian Regime Forces Cut Rebel-held Enclave in Three

The Syrian regime and its allies have splintered the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta into three parts after the army intensified its onslaught in the region over the weekend, an activist on the ground and state media said.