Benjamin Netanyahu kicks off four-day visit to Australia, a first for an Israeli PM

(SYDNEY) — Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Australia Wednesday, kicking off a four-day visit, marking the first time a serving Israeli prime minster has visited the country.

Netanyahu, ... Read More

Scientists discover 4 new species of tiny frogs in India

(NEW YORK) -- Scientists from India have discovered seven new species of frogs, according to a news release Tuesday from PeerJ, a peer-reviewed biological and medical sciences journal.

All of the newly discovered frogs all belong to the ge... Read More

Israeli soldier gets 18 months for killing Palestinian assailant

(JERUSALEM) -- A military court Tuesday sentenced Elor Azaria, the Israeli combat medic found guilty of manslaughter, to 18 months in prison, half the time requested by prosecutors.

The three-judge panel in Tel Aviv had last month found Az... Read More

What you need to know about NATO after VP's visit to headquarters

(NEW YORK) -- In his first overseas trip as vice president, Mike Pence is re-assuring European allies that America will honor its security commitments and has "strong support" for NATO.

As recently as January, in an interview with The ... Read More

Five killed, including four Americans, in Australian charter plane crash

(MELBOURNE, Australia) — Four Americans were among five killed when a plane crashed into a shopping center shortly after takeoff near Melbourne, Australia, authorities said.

The plane had taken off from Essendon Airport around 9 a.m.... Read More

Paris' 'Spider-Man' art thief sentenced to eight years in prison

(PARIS) -- A Paris art thief known as "Spider-Man" has been sentenced to eight years in prison after stealing five paintings worth about $110 million.

Vjeran Tomic, a 49-year-old with acrobatic skills, admitted to taking the five masterpieces ... Read More

Canada's border sees surge in families, others crossing illegally from US

(QUEBEC CITY) -- A family of seven with small children; a woman who was taken to a hospital after falling on ice; a Nigerian man who had to have fingers amputated due to frostbite. These are among a growing number of asylum-seekers and other migrants... Read More

Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, dies

(NEW YORK) -- Vitaly Churkin, the longtime Russian ambassador to the United Nations, died Monday in New York, according to Russian officials.

The Russian Mission to the U.N. declined to reveal the circumstances of his death.

In ... Read More

Clash ensues between monks and police at Thai temple

(BANGKOK) — Scuffles broke out at the Dhammakaya Temple north of Bangkok in Thailand as police search for former abbot Phra Dhammachayo, who is wanted on multiple charges.

Authorities ordered monks to leave the temple, but followers ... Read More

Assassination of Kim Jong Nam appears to be visible on CCTV footage

(TOKYO) -- A Japanese television network has released CCTV video it says it obtained from Kuala Lumpur International Airport of the moments leading up to and following Kim Jong Nam’s assassination.

The video is grainy, and parts of i... Read More

House of Lords to debate Brexit bill

(LONDON) — Peers in the House of Lords are set to debate a proposed law that would allow Prime Minister Theresa May to inform the European Union (EU) that the UK is exiting, according to BBC News.

British Members of Parliament (MP) h... Read More