Rare security lapse results in man slapping Iranian governor

An angry man slapped the new governor of an Iranian province in an unusual security lapse.  Authorities have not yet determined a motive for the attack on Brig. Gen. Abedin Khorram. The new governor has taken the post in Iran’s Eastern [...]

Rural Canadian pastor spends extra night in jail after refusing condition keeping him from church

EXCLUSIVE: A pastor from Manitoba, Canada, who was arrested earlier this week tells Fox News he spent an extra night in prison after refusing a release condition that effectively required him to stop preaching at his church services. Pastor [...]

WHO's Tedros looks like shoo-in for second term despite handling of COVID-19, closeness to China

The Ethiopian head of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, looks set to serve a second term as director-general following reports that no nation will challenge him despite his controversial handling of the COVID-19 [...]

Boss of Haitian gang threatens to kill kidnapped missionaries

The boss of a notorious Haitian gang accused of kidnapping 17 members of a U.S.-based missionary group last weekend is warning that the hostages will be killed if his demands aren’t met.  “I swear by thunder that if I don’t [...]

Nepal floods and mudslides kill over 100 people, dozens still missing

Nepalese authorities on Friday searched for dozens of people missing in this week’s heavy rains, floods and landslides, as survivors complained they were yet to receive any government help.  The death toll has crossed 100 in the country’s [...]

Haiti gang leader threatens to kill kidnapped missionaries

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The leader of the 400 Mawozo gang that police say is holding 17 members of a kidnapped missionary group is seen in a video released Thursday saying he will kill them if he doesn’t get what he’s demanding. The [...]

Haiti assassination: Jamaican authorities arrest Colombian as suspect in Moise death

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A police superintendent in Jamaica told The Associated Press on Thursday that authorities have arrested a Colombian man they believe is a suspect in the July 7 assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse. Officials [...]

Queen Elizabeth, 95, spent night in hospital to be checked: Palace

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II spent a night in a hospital for checks this week after canceling an official trip to Northern Ireland on medical advice, Buckingham Palace said Thursday. The palace said the 95-year-old British monarch went [...]

UN report says world needs to cut coal, oil and gas production by half to save planet

The world needs to cut half its production of fossil fuels in the coming decade to maintain a chance of keeping up with global targets, according to a new U.N. report.  A U.N. Environment Program report found that governments have made [...]

Former Pentagon official 'not surprised' by Chinese launch, says US is running out of time in AI race

The former chief software officer for the U.S. Air Force was “not surprised” by China’s nuclear-capable rocket launch and warned that the U.S. “is running out of time” to catch up in the artificial intelligence [...]