Sri Lanka has offered an unqualified apology to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa over a controversial article and depiction of the two leaders on an official website.
Rescuers pulled 12 more bodies from an Indonesian river Friday, bringing the death toll in two boat sinkings to 36, as millions travel across the country for the Eid holiday season.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for two monasteries and a church that were demolished during Soviet times to be rebuilt in the Kremlin, the largest overhaul of the site's architectural landscape in nearly a century.
A Gaza ceasefire crumbled only hours after it began on Friday, with at least 40 Palestinians killed by Israeli shelling and Israel accusing militants of violating the US and UN-brokered truce by firing rockets and mortars.
Dutch and Australian experts finally arrived at the site of downed Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 in east Ukraine on Friday, after clashes between Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russian rebels killed 14 combattants.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo is a skilled backroom operator, renowned for pressuring allies and foes behind the scenes to achieve results that show him in the best possible light.
A three-day Gaza cease-fire that began Friday quickly unraveled, with Israel and Hamas accusing each other of violating the truce as four Palestinians were killed in a heavy exchange of fire in the southern town of Rafah.
Austrian law student Max Schrems appealed to a billion Facebook users around the world on Friday to join a class-action lawsuit against Facebook's alleged violations of its users' privacy.
At least 22 people were killed in clashes between rival anti-balaka and Seleka militias in the Central African Republic this week, African peacekeepers said on Friday.
A rabbi, an imam and a priest start praying together under the same roof. It may sound like the start of a joke, but hopes are high it will become reality in Berlin.
A Syrian refugee woman huddled in the latest room she calls home, a peeling, run-down place outside a north Lebanese village. The mother of six doesn't know how she'll pay the rent. She's gotten by over the past year by taking a series of lovers who would pay for her housing.
US Secretary of State John Kerry told Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday that India's refusal to sign a global trade deal had sent the wrong signal, and urged New Delhi to work to resolve the row as soon as possible.
A young giraffe died on Thursday from head injuries sustained while being transported, blindfolded, in an open truck along a South African highway, an animal welfare agency said.
Israeli shelling killed eight people in southern Gaza on Friday, medics said, just hours after a 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire took effect.
South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has sold his Pretoria home where he killed his girlfriend last year for less than he hoped, to help pay legal fees for his ongoing murder trial, the real estate agent said on Friday.