It’s hard to imagine now, but the Obama administration initially tried to present the freeing of Bowe Bergdahl as a good news story.
Alps crash co-pilot Andreas Lubitz hid details of an existing illness from his employers, German prosecutors say.
A Saudi-led coalition has carried out further bombing raids against Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen, hitting their northern heartland.
A man who won an auction to shoot an endangered black rhino in Namibia has been given a US permit to import the trophy if he kills one.
The Nigerian army says it has retaken the north-eastern town of Gwoza, believed to be the headquarters of Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
Presenter and broadcaster Dermot O'Leary will no longer host ITV's The X Factor after eight years on the programme.
A senior Ukrainian official arrested two days ago at a televised cabinet meeting over corruption allegations is to be freed due to a lack of evidence.
Israel is to stop withholding tax revenues collected on behalf of the Palestinian Authority, a move that has crippled the Palestinian economy.
The House Ethics Committee is forming an investigative subcommittee to determine whether Republican Rep. Ed Whitfield of Kentucky violated House rules by allowing his wife to lobby staff members on issues related to her work with the Humane Society of the United States.
A UK military medic has been discharged from hospital in London after being declared free of Ebola. Cpl Anna Cross was the first person in the world to be given the experimental drug MIL 77.
Militants storm a hotel in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, after a car bomb explodes killing at least seven people.
An architect accused of murdering a childcare worker in the Republic of Ireland is found guilty.
The authorities in Sierra Leone are enforcing a three-day national lockdown to curb the spread of Ebola, except for short windows to pray.
If Reid is, like Obama, still in a position of authority but beyond the reach of voters, things could get interesting.
An intelligence official told Fox News that Iran's government is fuming over the U.S. joining forces with Iraq in the fight for Tikrit -- a decision that led Iran-backed militias to stand down.
The authorities in Sierra Leone are enforcing a three-day lockdown to curb the spread of Ebola, with the entire population ordered to stay at home
Singapore urges people not to join the queue to view Lee Kuan Yew lying in state, while India declares a day of national mourning for the statesman.
A court in Thailand rules that a group of Muslim Uighurs at the centre of a diplomatic dispute between Turkey and China can remain in Thai detention.
Three new investigations into alleged corruption by the Metropolitan Police over claims of child abuse are to be managed by the police watchdog.
The top Democrat in the US Senate, Harry Reid, has announced he will not seek re-election in 2016.