Landmarks worldwide pay tribute to victims of Egypt mosque attack

(NEW YORK) -- Landmarks and government buildings across the globe paid tribute Friday to the victims of an attack earlier in the day at a mosque in Egypt's Sinai peninsula that left 235 people dead an... Read More

95-year-old woman dubbed 'Indiana Joan' under fire for origins of artifacts

(NEW YORK) -- A 95-year-old woman has come under fire after an Australian newspaper dubbed her a "real-life tomb raider" and "Indiana Joan" for her collection of ancient Middle Eastern artifacts.

Joan Howard of Perth, Australia, shared some of... Read More

Police responding to 'customer incident' at London subway station

(London) -- Officers are responding reports of gunfire on Oxford Street and at the Oxford Circus Tube station in Central London, police said Friday.

People were seen fleeing the station, taking shelter in nearby buildings and holding e... Read More

North Korea digs trenches where defector crossed DMZ border

(NEW YORK) -- Images taken Wednesday appear to show North Korean soldiers refortifying and digging trenches where a defector escaped last week across the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) border to South Korea.

A video released by United Nations Comman... Read More

US Navy calls off search for three missing sailors two days after crash

(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Navy has called off search and rescue efforts for three missing sailors who were on board a C-2A “Greyhound” transport aircraft two days after it crashed into the Philippine Sea.

During the two-day search... Read More

Jailed British mother to face second charge of 'spreading propaganda' in Iranian court, says husband

(NEW YORK) -- Nazanin Zaghari Ratcliffe, the Iranian-British dual citizen who is in jail in Tehran, has been informed by Iranian authorities that she will have a second trial on Dec. 10 on the charge of “spreading propaganda,” her husband... Read More

All aboard missing Argentine sub believed to be dead, family of missing sailor says

(NEW YORK) --  Family members of the 44 sailors aboard a missing Argentine sub were told that their loved ones were believed to be dead, one of the family members told ABC News Thursday.

Itati Leguizamon, whose husband German Suarez w... Read More

Cheering crowds greet South Korean students taking make-or-break college entrance exams

(NEW YORK) -- Five hundred students stand in front of the school's main gate. With determined attitude, they take off their school uniform jackets, raise their fists in the air and, with all their might, yell as loud as they can. Their voices togethe... Read More

Parasites, infections in North Korean soldier who defected reveal country's conditions

(SEOUL, South Korea) -- Hospital records from a young North Korean soldier who defected earlier this month offer telling details about health problems in the closed country.

The soldier had both parasitic infections and a dangerous hepatit... Read More

North Korean soldier who defected to the South loves watching music videos and movies, doctor says

(SEOUL, South Korea) -- The North Korean soldier who was captured on video defecting to the South is enjoying watching South Korean music videos and the American movie "Transformers 3," his doctor says.

The 24-year-old defector, identified onl... Read More

Tillerson declares violence in Myanmar is ethnic cleansing

(WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of State Rex Tillerson described the violence against the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar's Rakhine state as ethnic cleansing for the first time on Wednesday.
 
Tillerson did not use the term during his br... Read More