U.S. troops and NATO allies conducted separate military maneuvers in Europe as part of the strongest Western response so far to Russia's threat to Ukraine.
President Barack Obama arrived in Tokyo Thursday, his first stop on an eight-day fence-mending trip focusing on assuring America's Asian allies.
An airplane that mysteriously ended up in Iran is registered to a Utah bank under an arrangement for aviation ownership that has prompted two warnings from a government watchdog in the past year.
South Korea's president is calling the actions of the captain and some of the crew of the sunken ferry "unforgivable, murderous acts."
The world's more than 2 billion Christians celebrated the resurrection of Jesus Christ Sunday.
China will be the "world's most Christian nation" in 15 years, according to a report from the London Sunday Telegraph.
The future of climbing Mount Everest is in jeopardy after a deadly avalanche killed at least 13 Sherpa guides, Friday.
Syria's embattled president is promising to defend the tiny Christian minority from Islamist rebels.
President Barack Obama begins an eight day trip across Asia this week to strength ties with key countries like the Philippines, Japan, Malaysia, and South Korea.
Having already retaken South Ossetia from Georgia a few years ago and now Crimea, Russian troops are poised on the border of Ukraine, ready to take more.