Signalling an escalation of Israel's Gaza operation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Israelis Monday to be ready for a "prolonged" war, and the military warned Palestinians in three large neighbourhoods to leave their homes and head immediately for Gaza City.
It might be July, but it hasn’t felt like it throughout much of central and eastern Canada, particularly after a weekend of wild storms. But meteorologists say things could be warming up for August.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon reinforced the Security Council's call for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian ceasefire" in the Gaza war on Monday and demanded that Israel and Hamas end the violence "in the name of humanity."
A top judge in Nova Scotia says he is surprised at the positive impact live-tweeting inside the courtroom has had after the province's judiciary recently relaxed the rules on the use of Twitter in the courts.
A fire at the oil depot for the airport in Libya's capital raged out of control Monday after being struck in the crossfire of warring militias battling for control of the airfield, the latest violence to plague the country as foreigners flee the chaos.
A Minnesota woman, fed up with regularly ignoring catcalls and lewd comments on the street, has begun taking a different approach, confronting the men in a firm yet polite way, and inspiring other women to do the same.
Students who survived the South Korean ferry disaster testified Monday they were repeatedly ordered by loudspeaker to stay in the sinking ship but eventually helped each other flee after their cabins were flooded too much.
More than 2,000 Syrians -- almost half of them pro-government forces -- have been killed in just over two weeks of fighting in Syria, making it one of the worst death tolls in the country's civil war, opposition activists said Monday.
Abu Sayyaf gunmen attacked Filipino civilians travelling to celebrate the end of Ramadan with their families on Monday, killing 21, including at least six children, in a brazen road attack that was the bloodiest in recent years by the violent militant group, police and military officials said.