Heavy Syrian bombardment killed 44 civilians in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta on Monday, as regime forces appeared to prepare for an imminent ground assault.
US President Donald Trump signaled support Monday for a bipartisan effort to improve a national system of background checks for gun purchases, as urgent calls for reform swell in the wake of the Florida school shooting.
Former British football trainer Barry Bennell was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Monday for abusing 12 boys he coached between 1979 and 1991, with the judge branding him “sheer evil”.
Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro took to the US president’s favorite medium, Twitter, on Monday to ask him to start a dialogue between the two countries.
Dutch and French art historians on Monday unveiled the surprising results of 18 months of painstaking restoration work on a pair of 17th century portraits by Dutch master Rembrandt.
You could be forgiven for thinking the lioness was just playing with food but remarkable photos show her protecting the springbok fawn as if it was her own offspring.
Germany’s far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) would beat the centre-left Social Democrats and become the country’s second-largest party if elections were held now, a survey found Monday.
Roger Federer officially returned to world number one as the latest ATP rankings were released on Monday, replacing old rival Rafael Nadal at the summit.
Oxfam formally apologized to Haiti on Monday over the prostitution scandal rocking the aid charity, expressing its “shame” and vowing to do better as it handed over a damning internal report into the allegations.
At first glance, the cost-benefit ratio of a blood-only diet suggests that vampire bats — the only mammals to feed exclusively on the viscous, ruby-red elixir — flew down an evolutionary blind alley.
A Peruvian court ordered former president Alberto Fujimori on Monday to stand trial for the 1992 killings of six farmers, arguing that he lacks immunity despite a recent pardon for a different crime.