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Birmingham (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Steven Finn took England to the verge of a stunning victory in the third Test against Australia at Edgbaston on Thursday and a 2-1 Ashes series lead.

Kabul (AFP) - The Taliban on Thursday confirmed the death of their elusive leader Mullah Omar, paving the way for the first transition of power for the fractious militant movement waging a bloody war …

Taipei (AFP) - Hundreds of protesters gathered in Taipei in the early hours if Friday calling for the education minister to resign after a student committed suicide, amid a deepening row over the …

Mexico City (AFP) - At least 23 people, including a baby, were killed when a truck's brakes failed and plowed into pilgrims in north-central Mexico, authorities said Thursday, as the driver fled the …

Kiev (AFP) - Ukraine's finance ministry warned Thursday it could declare a technical default in two months should its lenders fail to accept less stringent repayment terms and a possible partial debt …

Kiev (AFP) - Ukraine on Thursday blacklisted a group of right-wing French lawmakers who ignored warnings from Paris and paid an unofficial but highly publicised visit to Russian-occupied Crimea.

Johannesburg (AFP) - Bucking against international outrage over the killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe, professional hunters argue that their industry follows strict rules aimed at preserving …

Calais (France) (AFP) - Hundreds of migrants holed up in northern France made another desperate attempt to reach England in the early hours of Thursday, as Britain's prime minister came under fire …

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