Apple will have to pay up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) plus interest in back taxes to Ireland after the European Union found Tuesday that the U.S. technology giant had paid next to no tax across the bloc's 28 countries for over 11 years.
The former head of Israel's Mossad spy agency says the establishment of an independent Palestinian state is crucial to Mideast peace, joining the ranks of retired security men to urge the government to seek a two-state solution.
Children who escaped Boko Haram's Islamic insurgency now are dying of starvation in refugee camps in northeastern Nigeria's largest city as the government investigates the theft of food aid by officials.
On what could prove to be her last day as Brazil's president, Dilma Rousseff mounted a forceful defense of her time leading Latin America's most populous nation, warning senators that ousting her would hurt a young democracy while defiantly promising to go down fighting in what many see as a losing battle.
A high-rise building under construction in Abu Dhabi caught fire on Tuesday, forcing the evacuation of the structure and a nearby luxury hotel, the latest in a series of tower blazes to hit the United Arab Emirates.
French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday criticized Turkey's "contradictory" military intervention in Syria and warned Russia not to become a "protagonist" in the war, a day after a U.S. official warned that clashes between Turkish troops and Kurdish forces would detract from the fight against the Islamic State group.
Construction crews worked through the rain in Italy's earthquake zone to build a tent complex to host a state funeral Tuesday, as prosecutors took preliminary measures to sequester buildings that crumbled despite being renovated with public anti-seismic funds.
The Taliban have appointed a new military chief as the insurgents try to gain more ground in Afghanistan rather than talk peace under a new leadership, Taliban officials said in telephone interviews over the weekend.