Iraqi forces pressed their offensive against the Islamic State group Friday, expecting to reach the outskirts of the militant-held city of Tikrit within hours, a day after the extremists reportedly "bulldozed" a famed archaeological site in the area.
A heavily drunk Indian-origin passenger travelling from New Delhi to London who pestered a schoolgirl for sex during the flight has been jailed for four months after being convicted in a London court of sexual touching.
A human shield was formed at the Holi celebrations at Swami Narayan Temple in Karachi to show solidarity with and protect Hindus in attendance.
British detectives have arrested a man suspected of being part of a group which hacked into the US Department of Defense last year, Britain's National Crime Agency (NCA) said on Friday.
South Korean police said Friday they were investigating possible links of the man behind a shocking knife attack on the US ambassador may have had with North Korea, as Seoul voiced disgust at Pyongyang's reaction to the incident.
The identification last week of Islamic State militant "Jihadi John" as Mohammed Emwazi, a graduate of the University of Westminster in London, has intensified concerns about whether young Muslims are being radicalised on British campuses.
A Delta plane has skidded off a runway while landing at LaGuardia Airport, and it appears the nose of the jet is resting against a fence.
Islamic State (IS) militants have set fire to oil wells northeast of the city of Tikrit, a witness said, to obstruct an assault by Shia militia fighters and Iraqi soldiers trying to drive them from the Sunni Muslim city and surrounding towns.
Threats will never deter the United States, secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday after an activist slashed the US ambassador to South Korea in the face.
At least 18 civilians were killed in a single regime barrel bomb attack in Syria's northern city of Aleppo on Thursday, a monitoring group said.
Hillary Rodham Clinton urged the State Department to release the emails she wrote from a private email account as secretary of state, weighing in on a controversy that has generated negative attention this week for the likely Democratic presidential candidate.
If the Conservative party comes to power after the May 7 elections, it would consider introducing ‘visa bonds’ for citizens of countries considered ‘high-risk’ for immigration purposes, home secretary Theresa May said this week.
Nimrud, which Iraq said was bulldozed Thursday by jihadists, was once the jewel of Assyria, home to a treasure considered one of the biggest archaeological finds of the 20th century.
A teacher whose family helped thwart his plans to travel to Syria to fight alongside the Islamic State group was sentenced to six years in prison on Thursday in a case that highlighted the struggles of parents trying to stop their children from being radicalized.
Setting dogs upon African Americans, some as old as 14, was among many forms of racism found rampant in the police of Ferguson, city rocked by the killing of Michael Brown.