11:03 am January 30, 2015 | No Comment
The White House on Thursday declined to describe Afghanistan's Taliban as a terrorist group, prompting consternation from the right, which accused President Barack Obama's administration of being out of touch.
12:30 pm January 29, 2015 | No Comment
Facing grim economic prospects at home, desperate young Egyptians are seeking jobs in Libya - a country sliding into lawlessness where armed groups battle for control and dozens of their compatriots have been kidnapped.
12:05 pm January 28, 2015 | No Comment
The 43 Mexican students who disappeared four months ago were murdered on the orders of a drug cartel who mistook them for members of a rival gang, the government said on Tuesday, finally confirming the deaths of the trainee teachers.
1:30 am January 28, 2015 | No Comment
Large numbers of foreign fighters are among the jihadists killed in the battle for the Syrian town of Kobane, a senior US official said Tuesday, saying the concerted campaign was halting the militants’ march.
12:42 pm January 27, 2015 | No Comment
US President Barack Obama will fly a 30-member delegation including top officials and Republican foreign policy veterans to Riyadh on Tuesday to meet new Saudi Arabian King Salman as the crisis in neighboring Yemen continues to boil.
10:35 am January 27, 2015 | No Comment
Kurdish militia drove the Islamic State group from the Syrian town of Kobane and raised their flags on Monday, dealing the jihadists an important blow after months of heavy fighting.
10:23 am January 27, 2015 | No Comment
Australia’s Prime Minister Tony Abbott was on Tuesday facing a backlash over his surprise move to knight Britain’s Prince Philip, which has prompted ridicule and questions about his leadership even from conservative supporters.
10:09 am January 27, 2015 | No Comment
With deserted train stations and eerily empty streets, Winter Storm Juno emptied New York, the “city that never sleeps.”
9:57 am January 27, 2015 | No Comment
Extreme “La Nina” weather events that cool the Pacific Ocean and can disrupt weather worldwide will paradoxically happen almost twice as often in a warming world, an international team of scientists said on Monday.
1:50 pm January 26, 2015 | No Comment
US President Barack Obama watched a dazzling parade of India’s military might and cultural diversity on Monday, the second day of a visit trumpeted as a chance to establish a robust strategic partnership between the world’s two largest democracies.
1:21 pm January 26, 2015 | No Comment
President Pranab Mukherjee gave a stern assesmement of India 65 years after it declared itself a republic, criticising parliamentary dysfunction and the overuse of decrees in a message that might also resonate with his visitor, US President Barack Obama.
1:03 pm January 26, 2015 | No Comment
An asteroid measuring about half a kilometer in diameter will make a relatively close, but harmless pass by Earth Monday night, NASA said.
12:21 pm January 26, 2015 | No Comment
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott marked his country’s national day on Monday by honoring Britain’s Prince Philip with a knighthood, sparking criticism from the opposition of being in a “time warp”.
11:47 am January 26, 2015 | No Comment
Radical left party Syriza swept to power in Greece on Sunday promising to end years of painful austerity policies, in an election victory that puts the country on a collision course with the EU and international creditors.
1:19 pm January 23, 2015 | No Comment
Yemeni leader Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi has offered to resign following a standoff with a powerful Shiite militia in control of the capital, throwing his country deeper into political turmoil.
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