A government official says Afghanistan is ready to seek United Nations sanctions against suspected terrorist networks and their supporters, a veiled reference to neighbor Pakistan - whom Kabul accuses
A Swedish citizen was sentenced to six months in jail Thursday for inciting people to finance ISIS through Facebook, a landmark case for the country
German prosecutors said on Thursday that a 26-year-old German man suspected of preparing an act of violent subversion against the state had been detained
Ukrainian lawmaker Oleksiy Honcharenko was kidnapped by unidentified attackers in the southern city of Odessa, a senior lawmaker and regional authorities said on Thursday
Suicide bombers drive explosive-laden vehicles into security barricade in Iraq’s eastern Diyala province
The United Nations said Thursday it was working to get negotiations to reunify ethnically split Cyprus back on track, after the latest round of scheduled talks were called off over a controversial Gre
Storm Doris slammed into the British Isles Thursday, causing flight disruptions at Europe's busiest air hub and train cancellations
Hassan Ali Khaire becomes country's 17th prime minister
The South African government Thursday called for calm after a wave of xenophobic violence in which dozens of shops and houses owned by immigrants have been torched and looted
Separate operation has also been launched against terror group's military camp in the city
Hundreds of high-school students protested in Paris over police use of force Thursday, blocking the entrances to a dozen schools before heading to a banned street rally where riot police turned out in
Boko Haram has killed more than 2,000 people in Cameroon, according to government
Since the beginning of the war in eastern Ukraine, the country has experienced a wave of cyber attacks. The hackers are mainly targeting important utilities like power suppliers, as well as public tra
INDIANAPOLIS - An Indiana lottery official says the sole winning ticket for an estimated $435 million Powerball jackpot was sold in the Indiana city of Lafayette.
Hoosier Lottery spokesman Dennis Ros
Reactor two of Yuzhnoukrainsk nuclear power plant (NPP) with the projected electric capacity of 1,000 MW was brought to the capacity of 1,050 MW on Feb. 22, Ukraine’s Energy and Coal Industry Mi
An unmanned cargo ship packed with food and supplies for astronauts arrived safely at the International Space Station Thursday, a day after SpaceX aborted the process due to a GPS problem
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis delivered another criticism of some members of his own Church on Thursday, suggesting it is better to be an atheist than one of "many" Catholics who he said lead
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group, said that more than half of al-Bab was still under IS control, and that battles continued.
A bid to make it illegal for companies in the UK to require women to wear high heels at work will be debated by MPs in less than two weeks' time, the British Government has said.
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea issued a rare reproach of China on Thursday saying its main diplomatic backer was "dancing to the tune" of the United States for halting North Korean coal imports because
CAIRO - The head of the Red Crescent in Libya says 13 African migrants died of suffocation inside a shipping container while being transported over four days between two Libyan towns.
MADRID (Reuters) - A Spanish court decided on Thursday not to hold the King of Spain's brother-in-law in custody while he awaits an appeal against a six-year jail sentence for charges including tax fr
Four officers have been charged in the suspected violence against Theo last month, which prompted violent protests in poor suburbs around Paris.
After more than a week of silence in its state-controlled media, North Korea on Thursday slammed the investigation into the death of one of its citizens in Kuala Lumpur, saying Malaysia's probe is ful
Storm Doris wreaked havoc as she embarked on a destructive path across the UK - bringing gusts of almost 95mph.
Cyprus was divided in 1974 when Turkey invaded following a coup by supporters of union with Greece.
Ecuador’s presidential election will go to a runoff between the ruling party’s leftist candidate and a conservative ex-banker after the first round of voting failed to produce a winner, electoral auth
Britain's ailing Labour party was battling Thursday to avoid defeat in two parliamentary by-elections, fighting off UKIP in one Brexit bastion and fearing a historic loss to the governing Conservative
Iraqi forces fought their way into a sprawling military base outside of Mosul and onto the grounds of the city’s airport, taking control of the runway amid fierce exchanges of fire with Islamic State
Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said that the government was closely monitoring Russia's actions and analyzing information.
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — The Montgomery County police officer who was the first to respond to a gas explosion and fire that killed seven people and injured dozens of others at an apartment complex l
The Astana talks have ushered in a shaky ceasefire which excludes hardline jihadist groups such as Islamic State.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A doctor has admitted his role in peddling prescriptions from a now-defunct clinic in Philadelphia that specialized in helping drug addicts. Seventy-eighty-year-old Dr. Alan Summe
Pyongyang appeared to lash out at Beijing in a state-media commentary published, in unusually pointed rhetoric from the country toward a powerful neighbor that it has long relied on for economic suppo