Nigeria's government says it's responding to a worldwide demand to free 276 Nigerian girls.
Negotiators from Iran and six world powers kicked off another round of expert-level talks in New York with the hope of reaching a deal regarding Iran's nuclear program, Monday.
The United States is prepared to give Congo $30 million in aid for stability and democracy-building under certain conditions.
At least 19 people are dead after a car bomb exploded in Nigeria's capital, Abuja.
Ukraine said a surface-to-air missile used to shoot down one of its helicopters is proof of Russia's involvement with separatists forces.
An independent government watchdog panel is highlighting some of the world's worst violators of religious freedoms in its 15th annual report.
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has agreed to meet with his rival at the request of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.
Military leaders knew almost immediately the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, was a terror attack, not a response to an anti-Islamic video.
Pro-Russia gunmen walked into a police station and mayor's office in eastern Ukraine Wednesday, commandeering them without resistance.
A group of atheists have sent a free copy of "A Young Atheist's Handbook" to every secondary school in England and Wales.