Pope Francis implored his faithful followers on Wednesday to refrain from gossiping, as he believes it's a form of "terrorism" and "to gossip is to kill."
The leader of Dar es Salaam, the most populated city in Tanzania, is ordering mass arrests of homosexuals.
North Korea leader Kim Jong Un will "soon" visit Seoul, South Korea, President Moon-Jae in said Thursday.
An English artist and classical pianist is comforting blind and elderly elephants by playing the piano for them at a sanctuary in Thailand.
Hurricane Willa made landfall on Mexico's Pacific coast on Tuesday night as a Category 3 storm.
An escalator at a train station in Italy malfunctioned on Tuesday, reportedly leaving at least 20 people injured.
Hurricane Willa, an "extremely dangerous" storm that was upgraded to a Category 4 late Sunday, was expected to hit Mexico's coast late Tuesday or Wednesday.
Hatice Cengiz, the fiancée of Jamal Khashoggi, has been given police protection as Turkey investigates the activist writer's death, according to a report.
The family of missing activist Jamal Khashoggi said Monday they're "sadly and anxiously" following along with the news of the writer, who disappeared in Saudi Arabia on Oct. 2.
A slithering python spooked bank staffers in China when, during a meeting, it suddenly fell from the ceiling.
Seven people were wounded late Sunday in France after a man allegedly attacked them with a knife, according to multiple reports.
Two powerful earthquakes rocked Japan within 20 minutes of each other early Thursday, just over a day after a typhoon in the country left at least six people dead.
Close to 90 elephants have been found dead near a wildlife sanctuary in Botswana, according to conservationists, as the gentle giants are increasingly being threatened by poachers.
An Egyptian man was arrested Tuesday outside the U.S. Embassy in Egypt after chemicals in his backpack caught fire, an episode authorities labeled a botched attack.
Firefighters in Brazil on Sunday worked to douse massive flames engulfing a 200-year-old history museum — as the country's president called it "a sad day for all Brazilians."
A friendly yet "lonely" deer wandering around a lake in Canada became a viral star after a photo online showed the animal snuggling up to a firefighter.
Nearly 40,000 giraffe parts and products have been imported into the U.S. in the last 10 years, according to a new report, and it's contributing to their "silent extinction."
North Korea on Thursday threatened to stall the denuclearization of its missile program if the U.S. continues to abide by an "outdated acting script" amid Washington's calls to enforce sanctions against the regime.
A stray dog who decided to join in on a half-marathon in Australia not only finished the race, but also earned a medal in the event.
A driver in Canada apparently was fired after a video of them swerving a company truck to seemingly splash pedestrians with puddle water was posted online.