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After an extended period of public estrangement and sniping, the United States and Turkey have made up.
The president’s recent secret order ensures that U.S. troops will have a direct role in fighting in the country for at least another year.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Javad Zarif, reversed plans to leave Vienna on Friday.
A two-year investigation by the GOP-controlled House Intelligence Committee asserted no wrongdoing by Obama administration appointees.
Authorities publicly appealed on national radio Friday to the unidentified robbers to hand over the samples stolen from the minibus taxi.
A shipment of knives, swords, fireworks and electric-shock devices from China is seized by Israeli police.
The Taliban are staging almost daily attacks against the Afghan government and foreign targets in Kabul, the capital.
After a U.N. panel’s approval this week of a resolution condemning Pyongyang’s leadership, North Korea has countered with nuke test threats.
As China seeks to limit its carbon dioxide emissions by around 2030, it is setting a cap on coal consumption in 2020.
PLUS: Jihadis urge war on France; Assange appeal rejected; Ferry operator sentenced; U.S. aid worker detained.
Israelis and Palestinians are both dreading a deadly religious war as violence escalates in Jerusalem and the region.
Said Abu Jamal, a cousin of the men, said their families in east Jerusalem received demolition orders from Israeli police today.
The dark-haired beauty was to have flown to London on Wednesday to compete in the Miss World pageant.
The prospect of a talks extension is appearing more likely, and some who opposed that avenue now see it as a preferable diplomatic path.
The report by the United Nations Environmental Program cited a sizable “emissions gap.”
PLUS: Second Frenchman ID’d; Russia deflects blame; Saudis expand buffer zone.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed that Israel will "respond harshly" to the attack, the deadliest in Jerusalem in years.
Video, showing beheading of American aid worker Peter Kassig, features several jihadis who appear to be from outside the Middle East.
Japan has announced it is in a recession just after the Group of 20 leaders vowed to boost the global recovery.
Hong Kong’s government today may clear pro-democracy demonstrators from central street they have made their base.
Classical composer Frederic Chopin’s body may be buried in Paris, but his heart has had a wild journey.
Plus: Transitional president; Russia expels envoys; bird flu in England; peace talks suspended.
The death of Abdul-Rahman Kassig, previously known as Peter, came after ISIS said it would kill him because of U.S. bombing in Syria.
Criticized for being long on promises and short on delivery, G-20 leaders set a target of lifting global economic output.
Martin Salia arrived Saturday to be treated at the Omaha hospital, where two other Ebola patients have been successfully treated.
President Barack Obama said Sunday that the West would maintain sanctions against Russia.
Meanwhile, Japan reported today that its economy contracted in a second straight quarterly decline that returned the country to recession.
The pope said marriage between a man and woman is a "fundamental pillar" of society.
PLUS: Australia/China trade pact; Boko Haram loses town; attack victim survives.
President Barack Obama and the prime ministers of Japan and Australia committed to deepen their military cooperation.
Oil companies are now circling several African parks, home to critically endangered wildlife,
Britain's Prince William and wife Kate to visit U.S. Dec. 7-9, their first visit as a couple to New York City.
The lander Philae completed its primary mission of exploring the comet’s surface before depleted batteries forced it to go silent.
Plus: Sinai-assault video; synagogue-bombing case; viral disease detected.
Boko Haram militants have captured the same Nigerian town from which they kidnapped 300 schoolgirls in April.
President Barack Obama is expected to make the announcement at a summit meeting of the Group of 20 industrial powers this weekend.
Iraqi troops poised to recapture the country’s largest oil refinery from the Islamic State militants, after a five-month siege.
Australia criticizes Russia for sending warships into waters off country's coast ahead of G-20
The United States and the Iraqi government urgently seek to enlist the Sunni tribes to fight the Islamic State.
The women who died after sterilization surgery might have been given antibiotic pills contaminated with rat poison.
Vladimir Putin said sanctions imposed by the United States and European Union on Russia harmed not only Russia, but also the global economy.
The probe has been operating on battery power, which is expected to soon run out.
Russia says it will trim its participation next year in a joint effort with the United States to secure nuclear materials in the former
Gen. Martin Dempsey tells Congress that the Pentagon is considering whether U.S. troops might eventually need to accompany Iraqi forces.
President Barack Obama, visiting Myanmar, meets with President Thein Sein.
PLUS: Kurds reach export deal; Blasts rock Libyan capital; France faults Israelis; Son of cartel leader; Police search for tiger.
Europe’s historic comet-landing mission may be compromised by the lander’s infelicitous bounce to rest beside a cliff.
The lander scored a historic first Wednesday, touching down on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko after a decade-long journey through space.
President Barack Obama must now find a way to sell at home the historic global climate-change pact he announced Wednesday with China in
Israel gives initial approval for expanding East Jerusalem Jewish neighborhood, stoking tensions further.