US opens probe into Cecil the lion killing

Protesters call attention to the alleged poaching of Cecil the lion, in the parki...

Afghan Taliban names a new leader, but peace talks delayed

PESHAWAR (Pakistan): The Taliban have chosen supreme leader Mullah Omar's deputy to rep...

Boko Haram 'slits throats of 10 fishermen' near Lake Chad

People from the Nigerian town of Malam Fatori, close to the borders with Niger and Chad, pass...

China, Russia to hold military drills in Sea of Japan

BEIJING: China and Russia will hold joint naval and air defense drills in the Sea of Japan,...

Indian Ocean debris almost certainly from a Boeing 777: Malaysia

French gendarmes and police inspect a large piece of plane debris which was found on the be...

Nigeria, Cameroon to fight Boko Haram

President of Cameroon Paul Biya (left) walks with his Nigerian counterpart Muhammadu Buhari...

Migrants reach Italy

Migrants wait to disembark from the Irish Navy ship LE Niamh in the Sicilian harbour of Mes...

Teen boy charged with murdering 8-year-old California girl

  In the picture residents of the Tannery Arts Center gather near a memorial for Mady...

Germany warns of possible attacks on public transport in Istanbul

BERLIN: The German foreign ministry warned on Wednesday about possible attacks on Istanbul&...

British Airways flight forced to land in Montreal, media cite bomb threat

A British Airways plane is on the tarmac at Trudeau airport Wednesday morning surrounded by...

Greek PM says may have to call early election

ATHENS: Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Wednesday he may have to call an early ...

Greek PM says will not implement measures beyond those set at summit

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in Athens, Greece July 24, 2015.   ATHENS: Gre...

Turkey launches heaviest air strikes yet on PKK, stoking Kurdish ire

A Turkish F-16 fighter jet takes off from Incirlik airbase in the southern city of Adana, Tur...

Iraq-Turkey pipeline attacked by saboteurs, crude flow halted - minister

Unknown militants have bombed a section of a pipeline carrying Iraqi crude oil from the north...

Female prison employee pleads guilty

Joyce Mitchell is escorted out of the court house after pleading guilty at Clinton County C...

Hillary urged to hand over private email server

WASHINGTON: Republican US House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner yesterday said that...

LaGuardia Airport to be rebuilt

An artist’s rendering of plans for New York City’s LaGuardia Airport in Queens,...

Don’t rule forever, Obama tells AU leaders

US President Barack Obama speaks at the African Union meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, yes...

Nigeria clash kills 11 Islamists, and 3 militia

  In the picture Nigerian soldiers patrol in the north of Borno state close to a form...

Georgia man sentenced to 15 years for trying to aid IS

  Georgia: A Georgia man was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison on Tuesday for...

Kerry warns Congress scrapping Iran deal would mean path to nuclear weapon

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry testifies before a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing...