ISIS claimed responsibility for an attack Friday on a Russian military base in Chechnya, according to the SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors extremist communications.
French far-right party leader Marine Le Pen said on Friday after meeting President Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin she would consider what she had to do to swiftly lift European Union sanctions imposed
Turkish and Gulf airlines are touting free WiFi and better in-flight connectivity for smart phones as they scramble to mitigate the impact of a ban on laptops in plane cabins bound for the United Stat
President Donald Trump's administration said Friday it has given final approval for TransCanada to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline, a project his predecessor Barack Obama had blocked over environme
The Maluti-A-Phofung municipality is throwing a "homecoming" concert for Hlaudi Motsoeneng with music stars such as Rebecca Malope and Dr Malinga billed to perform.
Chancellor Angela Merkel is reiterating Germany's long-held support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and its rejection of Israeli settlements.
Jews worldwide uttered a collective gasp when they found out the suspect arrested in connection with more than 100 bomb threat hoaxes at Jewish institutions across North America is Jewish himself.
The matter of NMB ANC regional chairperson Andile Lungisa is not on the agenda at the ongoing three-day meeting of the party's NEC, Gwede Mantashe has said.
Bulgarian nationalists blocked the three main crossing points with Turkey Friday to prevent thousands of Turks with Bulgarian passports coming to vote in Sunday's elections, organizers said
Two years to the day after the deadly Germanwings crash in the French Alps, the father of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz spoke out publicly Friday to dispute that his son deliberately downed the plane
Hosni Mubarak, Egypt's ousted president was today freed from a military hospital after six years in custody over charges of killing more than 200 protesters during the 2011 Arab Spring uprising
A declaration to be unveiled at Saturday's summit in Rome marking the EU's 60th birthday is acceptable to all the bloc's members, Poland's prime minister said Friday
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Lawmakers and advocates say not enough people, especially teenagers, know about Safe Haven laws that allow parents to drop off a newborn at a hospital or police station — no qu
MOSCOW (AP) — A senior Ukrainian official says the killer of Kremlin critic Denis Voronenkov, who was gunned down in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, was a Russian agent. Anton Gerashchenko, an adviser
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Senate Democrats say they will vote against Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch and will support a filibuster against him. California Sen. Kamala Harris and Washington Sen. Patty
BAGHDAD (AP) — The U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group says it is investigating reports of an airstrike in a western Mosul neighborhood that allegedly left more than 100 civilians dea
SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (Reuters) - Captains of small wooden dhows are carrying food and wares from the United Arab Emirates to war-torn Yemen. But supplies are falling even from this centuries-
This year’s DocuDays human rights documentary film festival in Kyiv has thrown up a crop of must-see movies, but with 94 documentaries from 47 countries on the bill, and a range of other festival acti
PARIS (AP) — Independent French presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron has won the backing of the country’s defense minister, which could bolster voter confidence that the 39-year-old is presiden
CANBERRA, Australia - Australia does not have to choose between the United States and China, the Australian prime minister said Friday as he announced a new beef export deal with the Chinese.
CAIRO - Egypt's Interior Ministry says a man was killed and three members of his family were injured when a device exploded while he was cleaning up his backyard in a leafy Cairo suburb.
The police d
BRUSSELS – The European Union is prolonging its satellite imagery support to help observers monitor the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Read more here.
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COPENHAGEN - A Danish newspaper says the pilot of a German World War II airplane that crashed into a northern Denmark swamp more than 70 years ago has been identified.
Daily Nordjyske said Friday tha
LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin high school student is being called a hero for using the Heimlich maneuver to rescue a choking friend in the school cafeteria. Video of the incident shows several s
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO foreign ministers aim to meet the new U.S. secretary of state on March 31 if no other allies object, alliance diplomats said, ending a furor about Rex Tillerson's decision to
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s prime minister pledged on Friday that the Balkan country will never join NATO or any other military alliance as Serbia marked the 18th anniversary of the start
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Law enforcement officials in Louisiana’s capital face another federal lawsuit accusing them of violating the rights of protesters arrested after a black man’s fata
MOSUL, Iraq/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi forces are to deploy new tactics in a fresh push against Islamic State in Mosul, military officials said on Friday, after advances slowed recently in the campaign
Ukrainian government troops and Russia-backed separatists have drawn closer to each other at several places along the tense front line in eastern Ukraine, monitors say, raising the risk of violent fla
STOW, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in Ohio are still on the hunt for a Humvee swiped from an Ohio National Guard Armory. The State Highway Patrol says someone cut through a fence at the Ohio National Guar
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Hazardous, heavily polluting tanneries, with workers as young as 14, supplied leather to companies that make shoes and handbags for a host of Western brands, a nonprofit grou
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have reached the entrance to the Tabqa dam where they are clashing with Islamic State, Jihan Sheikh Ahmed, the SDF's spokeswoman for t
Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, has delivered a blunt warning to Donald Trump against encouraging countries to copy Brexit, arguing that a break-up of the EU could trigger w
A man has been charged with terror offences including attempted murder after he was arrested driving at high speed into a crowded shopping area in the Belgian port city of Antwerp, prosecutors said Fr