9:27 pm September 30, 2014 | No Comment
Officials from Afghanistan and the United States on Tuesday signed a long-delayed security agreement to allow American troops to stay in the country after the end of the year, filling a campaign promise by new President Ashraf Ghani.
9:16 pm September 30, 2014 | No Comment
The head of the Secret Service took responsibility on Tuesday for security lapses at the White House, saying a recent breach by a knife-wielding intruder was “unacceptable” and would not occur again.
5:45 pm September 30, 2014 | No Comment
US-led air strikes against Al Qaeda-inspired militants in Syria pose a problem for moderate rebel opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
10:38 am September 30, 2014 | No Comment
Ukraine's truce and troops withdrawal deal lay in tatters on Tuesday after the deadliest wave of attacks by pro-Russian insurgents in more than a month left nine soldiers and four civilians dead.
10:21 am September 30, 2014 | No Comment
The world populations of fish, birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles fell overall by 52 percent between 1970 and 2010, far faster than previously thought, the World Wildlife Fund said on Tuesday.
9:33 pm September 29, 2014 | No Comment
In Afghanistan’s strictly patriarchal society women are generally hidden from public view, but Rula Ghani could be the exception after her husband paid her a heartfelt tribute at his presidential inauguration on Monday.
5:40 pm September 29, 2014 | No Comment
The UN-backed tribunal for Rwanda on Monday upheld the life sentences for two former heads of the ex-ruling party for genocide crimes committed in 1994.
5:34 pm September 29, 2014 | No Comment
Britain's new press regulator was asked on Monday to consider whether a tabloid sting operation that prompted a junior minister to resign broke the newspaper code of conduct, in its first real test following the phone-hacking scandal.
11:30 am September 29, 2014 | No Comment
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi basked in a rock star welcome to the United States on Sunday as he vowed to work tirelessly to make his nation a major power.