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Oct. 1 (UPI) -- An Air France flight made an emergency landing in Canada after its engine blew out over the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday afternoon. Air France confirmed the Airbus A380 en route from Paris to Los Angeles was...
Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday praised his allies, including Russia, Iran and Lebanon's Hezbollah, for helping fight terrorists and Western nations' attempts to topple him. "Our army is making territorial gains every day, week after...
Oct. 25 (UPI) -- A U.S. federal judge sentenced a former Guatemalan judge to eight months in prison Wednesday for his role in a corruption scandal involving FIFA, the official governing body of international soccer. Hector Trujillo, the former president...
Sept. 18 (UPI) -- More than half of the world's population still does not have access to internet, with Asia and Africa having the lowest rates of access, according to a United Nation report. Of the 7.6 billion people in...
Aug. 6 (UPI) -- French police have detained a 19-year-old knife-wielding man who tried to force his way into Paris' Eiffel Tower. The suspect, wearing a Paris Saint-Germain soccer shirt, was "very quickly overpowered and arrested" by a security guard...
Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Russia used its U.N. Security Council veto power on Thursday to stop a U.S.-drafted resolution that would have extended an investigation into allegations that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad used chemical weapons on his own people...
Nov. 5 (UPI) -- A group of 40 Chinese tourists was robbed in Paris Thursday by assailants armed with tear gas, according to local reports. French newspaper Le Parisien reported that the tourists were in a parking lot in the...
Nov. 21 (UPI) -- U.S. President Donald Trump discussed Syria, North Korea and other security issues during a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin Tuesday, the White House said. Trump and Putin spoke for more than an hour and...
July 31 (UPI) -- Venezuela's controversial vote for a new constitutional assembly took place Sunday with praise from the ruling government and sharp criticism from its right-wing opposition, as well as several governments around the world, including the United...
July 25 (UPI) -- During her last week as human rights commissioner of Australia, Gillian Triggs said human rights were worsening in the country for "women, indigenous, homeless and most of course asylum seekers and refugees." "I think it's partly...

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