8:37 pm October 19, 2014 | No Comment
The fiercest fighting in days shook the Syrian border town of Kobani overnight when Islamic State fighters attacked Kurdish forces with mortars and car bombs, sources in the town and a monitoring group said on Sunday.
1:07 pm October 19, 2014 | No Comment
US Secretary of State John Kerry and a top Chinese official had “candid exchanges” over several contentious issues dogging relations between Washington and Beijing, an American diplomat said Saturday.
12:40 pm October 18, 2014 | No Comment
President Barack Obama on Friday appointed a former White House adviser as US Ebola "czar" and named senior officials to help step up the government's response to the disease in Texas, where it first appeared on US soil.
10:03 am October 18, 2014 | No Comment
The leader of a criminal gang suspected of conspiring with Mexican police to kill 43 missing students in the violent southwestern state of Guerrero has been detained, authorities said on Friday.
7:44 pm October 17, 2014 | No Comment
Iraqi pilots who have joined Islamic State in Syria are training members of the group to fly in three captured fighter jets, a group monitoring the war said on Friday, saying it was the first time that the militant group had taken to the air.
1:19 pm October 17, 2014 | No Comment
Oscar Pistorius will be committed to the hospital wing of one of South Africa's toughest prisons if the double-amputee Olympic track star is sentenced to jail time for killing his girlfriend, the head of the prison service said on Thursday.
11:00 am October 17, 2014 | No Comment
Venezuela, Malaysia, Angola, New Zealand and Spain won seats on the United Nations Security Council on Thursday for two years from January 1, 2015.
10:03 am October 17, 2014 | No Comment
President Barack Obama said he was considering appointing an Ebola "czar" to coordinate the fight against the virus in the United States, but he remained opposed to a ban on travel from West Africa.