Maiduguri (Nigeria) (AFP) - The Nigerian army has freed 178 people being held hostage by Boko Haram including more than 100 children, it said late Sunday, following a series of deadly attacks by the …

Sydney (AFP) - Wallaby lock and key lineout jumper Rob Simmons was Monday ruled out of the Rugby Championship clash against the All Blacks with a wrist injury that will need surgery.

Clearlake (United States) (AFP) - Thousands of firefighters battled raging wildfires Sunday in drought-parched California, where officials evacuated entire neighborhoods and closed miles of highway …

Candles have been lit at vigils in Israel to remember a 16-year-old girl fatally stabbed by an alleged Jewish extremist at a Gay Pride march in Jerusalem.

Athens (AFP) - All eyes will be on Greece's embattled banks on Monday when the Athens stock exchange reopens after a five-week shutdown over the country's debt crisis, with traders bracing for a …

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