Parasites, infections in North Korean soldier who defected reveal country's conditions

(SEOUL, South Korea) -- Hospital records from a young North Korean soldier who defected earlier this month offer telling details about health problems in the closed country.

The soldier had... Read More

Video shows mad dash as North Korean defector shot at least five times, escapes

(NEW YORK) -- The United Nations Command in control of the border between the two Koreas released dramatic video footage on Tuesday of what happened when a North Korean solider defected to the South earlier this month.

The video shows the ... Read More

Missing Argentine submarine may run out of oxygen soon, navy says

(BUENOS AIRES, Argentina) -- The search for a missing Argentine submarine is entering the "critical" stage, the country's navy said Tuesday.

The ARA San Juan, which is carrying 44 crew members on board, was last heard from last Wednesday. Sear... Read More

Moped gangs terrorize London in about 50,000 crimes per year, police say

(LONDON) -- Mobile gangs using mostly stolen mopeds and scooters have been terrorizing London, committing robberies and attacks on people walking along city streets, police say.

London’s Metropolitan police say that up to 50,000 crim... Read More

Prince Harry's girlfriend Meghan Markle spotted in London

(LONDON) -- Meghan Markle has arrived in London to spend time with Prince Harry after finishing shooting on her television show "Suits."

The actress, 36, was spotted shopping in London’s Chelsea neighborhood on Tuesday.

Ma... Read More

58 men cram onto motorcycle in India to break world record

The Indian Army said this week that 58 of its personnel had crammed onto a single, moving motorcycle in an attempt to break the world record.

The stunt took place in the suburb of Bangalore, India, and the men were dressed in the colors of the... Read More

Germany's political coalition crisis stokes fears the far right could rise

(BERLIN) -- Months after being hailed by media as the new leader of the free world, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is facing the greatest political crisis of her 12 years in office. The breakdown of coalition talks leaves the country in a state of u... Read More

US airstrike kills over 100 al-Shabaab fighters in Somalia, Pentagon says

(WASHINGTON) -- A U.S. airstrike inside Somalia killed "more than 100" al-Shabaab militants on Tuesday, the U.S. military said.

The strike occurred at approximately 10:30 a.m. local time 125 miles northwest of the country's capital of Mogadish... Read More

Zimbabwe parliament speaker claims Mugabe has resigned

(HARARE, Zimbabwe) -- Robert Mugabe has resigned as the leader of Zimbabwe after more than 30 years in power, according to a statement read by the speaker of the country's parliament. The announcement was met with widespread cheers from lawmakers. Read More

Additional remains of Sergeant La David Johnson found in Niger

(NEW YORK) -- Additional remains of U.S. soldier Sergeant La David Johnson were found on November 12 at the site in Niger where his body was recovered, a U.S. official confirmed to ABC News.

Johnson and three other U.S. Army soldiers were... Read More

Syrian president Bashar Assad meets with Russia's Putin in Sochi

(NEW YORK ) -- Syrian President Bashar Assad met with his Russian President Vladimir Putin in the southern Russian city of Sochi on Monday evening as a part of a "working visit," the Kremlin said in a statement.

Assad reportedly thanked P... Read More