December 2013 Headlines
Twenty-two years of war between North and South Sudan ended when southerners gained independence in July 2011.
Leaders and ordinary citizens across the globe are paying tribute Friday to South African anti-apartheid revolutionary Nelson Mandela, who died Thursday at age 95.
Algerian army helicopters killed a top al Qaeda leader and four associates Thursday as they sped through the southern part of the country, a government official said.
Unknown assailants shot an American teacher to death as he was jogging on Thursday in Benghazi, a hospital official said, underlining persistently tenuous security in the eastern Libyan city.
Authorities in Mexico say men responsible for stealing a truck earlier this week are in grave danger.
Bishoy Armiya, Egypt's most famous Christian convert from Islam, has been arrested by national security forces.
Deadly threats to American pastor Saeed Abedini, who is imprisoned in Iran, are increasing since being transferred to a brutal prison.
Video of a man's miracle survival after being trapped underwater for three days has gone viral.
Pope Francis has asked for prayer for 12 nuns abducted from their convent in the ancient Christian village of Maaloula, Syria.
Parents in the United Kingdom are still fuming after being told their child could be labeled a "racist" for not attending a workshop on Islam.
It's a long road back for people of the Philippines who were devastated last month by a catastrophic typhoon.
Voters in Croatia overwhelmingly approved a measure to define marriage as a "union of a man and woman."
A seven-year-old boy was tortured and murdered for his Christian faith in India.
The White House National Security Council is urging North Korea to release two detained Americans.