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Turkey's army killed 35 Kurdish militants after they attempted to storm a base in the southeastern Hakkari province early on Saturday, military officials said.

The overnight attack came hours after clashes in Hakkari's Cukurca district between soldiers and militants from the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) that left eight soldiers dead,…

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A two-year-old boy died of apparent heatstroke after he was left in a car by his father in Haga, Tochigi Prefecture, on Friday.

According to police, the man, who is in his 30s, was supposed to drop his son off at a daycare center on his way to work from…

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The United States military is preparing for the biggest land return in Okinawa since 1972, as it faces a surge in opposition to its presence following the arrest of one its civilian contractors for the murder of a local woman.

Okinawa is the U.S. military's key base in Asia where…

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Jose Bautista, Edwin Encarnacion and Troy Tulowitzki each hit solo home runs in the first inning, Marco Estrada ended a four-start winless streak and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-5 on Friday.

Encarnacion reached base three times and scored twice as the Blue Jays won the opener…

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Girls touch models of Doraemon, a Japanese popular animation character, displayed at Tokyo's Roppongi Hills as part of a summer event by TV Asahi, on Saturday.

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Less than a week before the opening of the Olympics, IOC leaders will meet in Rio de Janeiro this weekend to review the final preparations for the games and deal with the fallout from the doping scandal that has led to the exclusion of more than 100 Russian athletes.

The…

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Novak Djokovic said he needed some luck to escape over Tomas Berdych for a place in the semifinals of the ATP Toronto Masters.

The top seed with three Canadian titles was tested in a 71-minute opening set but survived before motoring to victory over a top 10 rival he has…

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Rio de Janeiro's residents, or Cariocas, don't need the Olympics to prove their city is the center of the sporting world -- they know that the second they step outside.

Winter or summer -- well, there isn't too much difference in tropical paradise -- crowds of locals get up at…

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Japan's Kei Nishikori serves to Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria during their quarterfinal at the Toronto Masters tennis tournament in Toronto on Friday. Nishikori won 6-3, 3-6, 6-2.

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The United States is trying to determine whether a Russian plan for a humanitarian operation in Syria is sincere, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday, adding that if it proves a "ruse" it could ruin cooperation between Moscow and Washington.

The 250,000 civilians trapped for weeks inside the…

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