The Tor Project, which operates an anonymous internet browsing network used worldwide by human rights activists and criminals alike, has warned users that an unprecedented hack may have revealed information on their browsing habits.
GAZA CITY - Israeli artillery shells slammed into U.N.-run school sheltering evacuees from the Gaza conflict early July 30, killing at least 20 people and wounding dozens of others as they slept, according to Palestinian health officials and the U.N. agency in charge of the school.
Rates of deaths differ significantly across cultures, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty admits and publishes an interactive map which shows suicidal tendencies around the world.
Moscow - The U.S. Department of State bureau for consular issues reported technical problems with its visa system, which affected the process and timeline of issuing U.S. visas around the world.
An EU war crimes prosecutor says that some former leaders of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) should face charges of crimes against humanity.
Chinese state media say dozens of people have been killed and many more injured in the latest violence blamed on militants in the northwestern region of Xinjiang.
NEW YORK - More travelers are flying than ever before, creating a daunting challenge for airlines: keep passengers safe in an ever more crowded airspace. Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe - roughly the population of New York City - step aboard an airplane. They almost always land safely. Some flights, however, are safer than others.
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WASHINGTON - Mounting crises in Ukraine and the Middle East have driven a surge in President Obama's telephone diplomacy, as the president has made more calls in July to world leaders than in all but one month of his presidency, according to White House records analyzed by USA TODAY.
More than 1,300 British troops are to take part in a major Nato exercise in Eastern Europe in a further show of strength by the Western alliance in the face of Russia's continuing "destabilisation" of Ukraine. Speaking on a visit to Warsaw, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon, said that the UK would be sending a full battle group to take part in Exercise Black Eagle in Poland this autumn, in the largest British commitment to the region since 2008.
According to the Pew Research Center, which questioned citizens in 44 countries, anti-American sentiment features strongly in the Middle East, while many of those in favour come from Europe and Asia. The biggest anti-American sentiment currently comes from Egypt, where 85 per cent held an unfavourable view of Uncle Sam.
Weapons bought and paid for by the United States for Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) have gone missing, according to a report by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction released on July 28.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged an immediate halt to violence in Gaza, saying the Palestinian territory is in a "critical condition".
TRIPOLI - A rocket hit a fuel storage tank in a chaotic battle for Tripoli airport that has all but closed off international flights to Libya, leaving fire-fighters struggling to extinguish a giant conflagration.
Slipping into a tunnel under Israel's southern border and heading toward the Gaza Strip, the scorching summer heat suddenly turns cooler and the boom of artillery fire above fades away.
SZKOTOWO, Poland - About 200 history enthusiasts from across Europe have gathered on a hilly area in Poland to reconstruct the Battle of Tannenberg, an engagement between the Russian and German Empires in the first days of World War I.
BERLIN - An unemployed architect back in Barcelona, Jordi Colombi weighed his options and decided to start a new life. Armed with two suitcases and a Spanish-omelet recipe to feed his homesickness, he arrived two months ago in the land of opportunity.
London -- It may be the biggest salvage operation in history, but no one would accuse it of being the fastest.
Now, two and a half years after running aground and sinking off the coast of Italy, the Costa Concordia cruise liner is almost ready to make its final voyage.
The death toll in Gaza has passed 1,000, Palestinian medical officials say, 19 days after Israel launched an offensive against Hamas militants.
Germany's pilots' union criticized a decision by Air Berlin and Lufthansa to resume flights to Israel, ending a ban imposed in response to fears that rockets fired from the Gaza Strip may hit aircraft.