(MANILA) -- A stunning time-lapse video captured smoke spewing of the Mayon volcano in the Philippines this week.“The lava fountains reached 500 meters to 700 meters [about 1,640 to 3,000 feet] high and generated ash plumes that rea...

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(PARIS) -- In the aftermath of another "apparent chlorine gas attack" by the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson blasted the Assad regime for its "crimes against humanity" but also laid some of the blame on Ru...

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(CAPE TOWN, South Africa) -- The water supplies of one of the world's top tourist destinations, South Africa's Cape Town, have dwindled even further than predicted, prompting authorities to adjust their estimate of when taps could run dry....

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(PYONGYANG, North Korea) -- North Korea's arrival at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang may have captured the attention of foreign leaders, but it's a different dignitary who has South Korea enthralled this week.Weeks after South Kor...

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(NEW YORK) -- Applications are being accepted for a memorial grant established in memory of a reporter who went missing while reporting on an inventor who allegedly killed her.Kim Wall, 30, an international freelance reporter who covered...

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(Italy) -- Behind the expensive price tag of a bottle of Italian extra-virgin olive oil are the effort, labor costs, and production that goes into it.Extra-virgin olive oil has to be free of defects. “It’s just crushed fruit,&...

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(GUNMA PREFECTURE, Japan) -- The sudden eruption of a volcano near a ski resort in Japan killed one person and injured 17 others on Tuesday.The eruption took place on Mount Kusatsu-Shirane in Gunma Prefecture, in central Japan, about 116...

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(DAMASCUS, Syria) -- As the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad was accused of another chemical weapons attack, the Trump administration is trying to rally international condemnation of the regime and increase pressure on Russia to rein in its ally....

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(MOSCOW) -- Ksenia Sobchak, a former reality TV star-turned-journalist running against Russia’s President Vladimir Putin in the country's election this year, has gathered enough signatures to get on the ballot, her campaign said Monday....

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(SEOUL, South Korea) -- A North Korean delegation arriving in South Korea ahead of the Winter Olympics was met with dozens of protesters burning a banner image of leader Kim Jong Un.The delegation was led by North Korean celebrity Hyon So...

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(ABUJA, Nigeria) -- Two Americans and two Canadians who were kidnapped by gunmen in northern Nigeria earlier this week have been rescued, police said.The foreigners -- three men and a woman -- were rescued early Saturday in the Jere area...

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(RATON, N.M.) -- A key Zimbabwe opposition leader was killed Wednesday night in a helicopter crash in the United States, authorities said.Roy Bennett, an outspoken critic of longtime Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who was forced to r...

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(WASHINGTON) -- A U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer sailed within 12 miles of Scarborough Shoal, a small uninhabited reef in the South China Sea claimed by China and the Philippines, according to a U.S. official. China's Foreign Ministry accused the...

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(DAVOS, Switzerland) --  Next week thousands of the world’s richest and most powerful players will gather in the tiny Swiss town of Davos.Each year the town high in the Alps hosts the World Economic Forum, attended by global po...

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