24 hours after the quake that struck central Italy, the death toll is climbing quickly and authorities say it will get worse.
Amatrice, almost destroyed by a quake that killed at least 120, is not on guidebooks — but Italians know it as the birthplace of pasta amatriciana.
As the sun rose on Wednesday over central Italy, the immense extent of the damage became painfully clear.
Hundreds are still buried under the rubble, and authorities say the death toll may climb. Another quake in the area killed 300 people in 2009.
Until now, Russia has been using an airbase in Syria to bomb Assad's enemies. Taking off from Iran means adding a new dimension to the war.
The live-fire exercise is labeled as a drill against possible terrorism risks, but it's also a show of force close to Russia's only warm-water naval base overseas.
A rebel success would be the first victory for the group that replaced al-Qaeda's Syrian offshoot, but the Assad regime says the claims aren't real.
A Boeing 777 belonging to Emirates crash-landed and caught fire. The crew managed to evacuate everybody in time, but a firefighter was killed.
The president didn't say what countries he suspects of trying to topple him. Now, he has the power to bypass parliament, for at least three months.
More migrants are attempting the dangerous Mediterranean crossing from Libya after the eastern overland route through Greece became a much harder option.
A 17-year old Afghan man who had come to Germany as a refugee wounded at least three people seriously. His motive is still unclear.
The E-3 AWACS flying radars going to Turkey this fall may have an unofficial side job: Keeping an eye on Russian warplanes in Syria.
The Comac ARJ-21 is a point of pride for the country that painstakingly made it. But it's nowhere near a challenge for the Western companies that dominate civil aviation.
Alejandro Cao de Benós is an aristocrat with "baron" and "count" among his titles. He also loves the North Korean regime, and just got caught with some unsavory people.
In the immediate wake of the worst mass shooting in US history, some major newspapers highlighted the Republican candidate's reaction.
A Su-27 Flanker from the air force's aerobatic team went down on Thursday, killing the pilot. Authorities responded by grounding 300 of them, pending an investigation.
The world's biggest coffee chain is opening its first store in the land of the world's biggest coffee snobs, and reaction runs the spectrum from appalled to sort of cool with it.
The European Union's forces patrolling the central Mediterranean to keep people smugglers out may soon move to Libya's territorial waters.