President Barack Obama's war strategy failed to stop Islamic State jihadists from overrunning Ramadi but he appears reluctant to change course despite the group's advances on the battlefield.
Saudi-led warplanes launched a fresh wave of air strikes across Yemen on Saturday targeting Iran-backed rebels as fighting raged on the ground in the south of the country, witnesses said.
At least 24 people were killed in southern Somalia after fighting between al Shabaab Islamist militants and government forces, residents and the rebel group said on Saturday.
Islamic State fighters broke into the museum of the ancient town of Palmyra, though its artifacts have been removed and are safe, a Syrian official said Saturday.
The Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting (PALM) hosted by Japan draws the world attention to the threat the Pacific islands face due to climate change.
Indonesia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says only 30 to 40 % of those stranded at sea are Rohingyas
The fast-track trade authority legislation gives President Barack Obama authority to finalize international trade pacts swiftly. The legislation still needs to be approved by the House of Representatives.
'Spontaneous respirations' and movement of limbs noticed in the man after having been pronounced dead.
US first lady Michelle Obama has released a video of her workout regime to mark the fifth anniversary of her “Let’s Move” campaign aimed at creating awareness about healthy living and getting people to exercise regularly.
Voters determined to have their voice heard on gay marriage turned out in strength Friday for Ireland's most hard-fought referendum in decades, a contest that pitted the liberal forces of social change against the nation's conservative Catholic foundation.
Islamic State group militants hunted down Syrian government troops and loyalists in the newly captured town of Palmyra, shooting or beheading them in public as a warning and imposing their strict interpretation of Islam, activists said Friday.
Last month’s quake has dealt a big blow to the Sherpa community, many of who are involved in expeditions to Himalayan peaks as guides, porters and support staff. The quake and an subsequent avalanche put an end to this year’s spring climbing season.
The US State Department on Friday released the first batch of emails by former secretary of state Hillary Clinton, relating to Libya and a 2012 militant attack on the mission in Benghazi.
Geologists were sent to earthquake-damaged mountain villages in Nepal this week to assess landslide risks before the rainy season begins next month, an official said Friday.
Rupert Murdoch owned 'Sun' tabloid's crime reporter has been found guilty of paying a Heathrow Airport police officer for 38 scoops.