The Syrian militant group tied to al-Qaida, the al-Nusra Front, wants to attack the United States
U.S. intelligence says North Korea has followed through on its threat to advance its nuclear weapons program.
With gunfire exploding all around, Rabi Mallam raced into her hut with her son and granddaughter.
Syrian government anger over a U.S. decision to resume aid to the opposition prompted the U.N. mediator to cut short Tuesday’s peace talks
A Royal Caribbean cruise ship headed back to its home port in the U.S. on Monday after hundreds of passengers and crew members fell ill with vomiting and diarrhea
Seven years ago, Vladimir Putin traveled all the way to Guatemala to woo Olympic leaders with his grandiose vision: hosting the Winter Games in Russia’s little-known Black Sea summer resort of Sochi.
Security officials say suspected Islamic extremists used explosives to attack a village in Nigeria’s northeast, killing 52 people and razing more than 300 homes.
Using steam to melt the ice, investigators searched the frozen-over ruins of a retirement home Friday for victims of a fire that left about 35 people feared dead and cast such a pall over the village of 1,500 that psychologists were sent door to door.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s Central Bank says prices have risen nearly 50 percent since last September as the country struggles to rein in a quickening rate of inflation and widespread shortages.
Thursday’s report says the consumer price
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Shell Nigeria declares “force majeure” on exports of Bonny Light Crude oil and blames oil thefts that have forced the closure of its major Trans-Niger Pipeline at least five times in three months.
MADRID (AP) — Spain’s National Court is widening a probe into alleged genocide by China against Tibet to include former Chinese President Hu Jintao.
A court order says it accepted an appeal by two Spanish pro-Tibet rights groups
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A tropical storm barreling toward the northern Philippines on Friday intensified into a typhoon with destructive winds and rain threatening farmland and populated areas, including the capital, Manila.
Typhoon Nari forced U.S. Secretary of
ISTANBUL (AP) — Add Turkey’s prime minister to President Barack Obama’s allies in a fight over health care which has paralyzed much of the U.S. government.
In a rare comment on U.S. domestic policy, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry flew to Afghanistan Friday for urgent talks with Afghan President Hamid Karzai as an end of October deadline looms for completing a security deal that would allow American
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. troops are holding a senior Pakistani Taliban commander they captured in Afghanistan a week ago, an Afghan provincial official said Friday.
The capture could be a significant blow to the Pakistani Taliban, who
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Kerry arrives in Kabul on unannounced visit for urgent security talks with Afghan president.
GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.’s human rights office says Iraq’s execution of 42 people over the past two days is an “inhuman” and likely illegal use of the death penalty.
Rupert Colville, a spokesman for the U.N.’s Office