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.
12:42 pm January 23, 2015 | No Comment
As he scrubs the road to India’s Taj Mahal on his knees for less than five dollars a day, Ramjeet beams with pride at the thought of US President Barack Obama admiring his handiwork.
12:30 pm January 23, 2015 | No Comment
The mother of one of the Japanese men being held by Islamist militants on Friday urged the Tokyo government to pay the jihadists’ ransom and pleaded that her son’s life be spared.
11:05 am January 23, 2015 | No Comment
Ukrainian forces on Thursday ceded a long-disputed airport to Russian-backed rebels as an upsurge in clashes killed nearly 50 people and punctured Europe’s latest push for peace in the nine-month war.
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