April 2, 2015 - 10:08 AMT
The Islamic State already controls swathes of eastern Syria and Iraq and is being targeted by a U.S.-led campaign of airstrikes.
April 2, 2015 - 09:56 AMT
Seventy-eight of the crew were Russian, with the remainder coming from countries including Latvia, Ukraine, Myanmar and Vanuatu.
April 1, 2015 - 18:17 AMT
At of the end of last year, more than 19,000 people around the world were estimated to be living under death sentences.
April 1, 2015 - 18:02 AMT
Syria held Jordan responsible for the social and economic impact of the closure of Nasib crossing, which had blocked traffic.
April 1, 2015 - 14:40 AMT
Security forces were fighting to clear the last Islamic State stronghold, the northern neighborhood of Qadissiyah, said al-Ghabban.
April 1, 2015 - 14:36 AMT
“I think we have a broad framework of understanding but there are still some key issues that have to be worked through,” Hammond said.
April 1, 2015 - 12:36 AMT
The aid comes as Egypt has tried to take a leading role in forming an Arab military alliance to fight terrorism in the Middle East.
April 1, 2015 - 12:10 AMT
Palestinians signed the court's founding treaty in January and it came into force April 1, an event welcomed by activists.
April 1, 2015 - 09:13 AMT
A French official said Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius was leaving the talks and would return from France when it was "useful".
March 31, 2015 - 17:30 AMT
"We cannot confirm whether power outage was a cyber or terrorist attack," Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yıldız said.
March 31, 2015 - 13:47 AMT
Harris said the rapid pace and scope of construction of man-made islands "raises serious questions about Chinese intentions."
March 31, 2015 - 12:16 AMT
“We cannot allow there to be a really explosive development after 10 years,” German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said.
March 30, 2015 - 22:40 AMT
Haroon Aswat pleaded guilty Monday to supporting terrorism and conspiracy. He could be sentenced to up to 20 years in prison.
March 30, 2015 - 21:17 AMT
He was diagnosed with a serious depressive episode in 2009 and received treatment for a year and a half, media reports say.
March 30, 2015 - 15:42 AMT
Zarif last week rebuffed Erdogan's accusations and accused the Turkish president of pursuing policies harmful to the region.
March 30, 2015 - 15:36 AMT
Sarkozy, who secured the UMP leadership last November, said "never... has our political family won so many councils".