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A worker said the hotel had Italian, British and Turkish guests, but the hotel was largely empty at the time of the attack.
The outage at Facebook appeared to spill over and temporarily slow or block traffic to other major Internet sites.
The nation is fast running out of money and in need of an infusion from its creditors to avoid a run on its banks before the end of next
The outcome would be a major victory for the Kurds in a town that became the primary focus of the U.S. aerial campaign.
Standard & Poor’s rating agency downgraded Russia’s credit rating to junk, causing the ruble to tumble further.
As the world moves closer to a post-survivor era, some Jewish leaders fear that people are already starting to forget the Holocaust.
Plus: Yemen drone strike; Mubarak’s sons released; Global warming warning;
Expelling the militants marks a major symbolic victory both for the Kurds and the U.S.-led coalition targeting ISIS in airstrikes.
Meanwhile, President Barack Obama promises steps against Russian-backed “aggression.”
The president was given a warm reception by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The violence comes amid U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s visit to the country Sunday.
Alexis Tsipras and his Syriza party bitterly opposed the terms of the 2010 bailout of the country.
Plus: Video changes demands; Talks to end crisis fail; Citizens offer allegiance.
In recent years, Japan has moved toward the U.S. government's hard line against paying ransoms to terrorists who kidnap Americans.
American officials say the growing chaos in Yemen has resulted in a steady erosion in intelligence-gathering efforts against al-Qaida.
Since the movement was founded in October, refugee advocates say the number of aggressive acts against foreigners has sharply increased.
Plus: Obama alters itinerary; 4 held in plot; Brits urged to stay in EU; Iraq’s Islamic State fight; ruling party’s pick wins; dozens freed.
A Japanese hostage captured by Islamic State militants was said to have been killed.
King Salman moved quickly after Friday’s burial of the late ruler, Abdullah, to put a younger generation of his family closer to the throne.
The separatists’ moves upended recent European attempts to mediate an end to the fighting.
The Houthis made no public attempt to fill the vacuum created by the resignations of the president, his prime minister and cabinet.
U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Roberta Jacobson held a breakfast meeting with the dissidents a day after talks with Cuban officials.
PLUS: Islamic State decried; Thai ex-premier banned; rival Caracas protests.
Starting in March, the ECB will buy 60 billion euros’ worth of government and corporate bonds each month at least through September 2016.
King Salman has named his half-brother Muqrin as his crown prince and heir, rapidly moving to forestall any fears of a succession crisis.
Neither Barack Obama nor John Kerry will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he comes to Washington March 3.
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner reversed her earlier stance.
PLUS: Ukraine crisis worsens, Libyan fighters seize bank
A human rights group that monitors the war in Syria said 32 people had been killed, including six children.
Abdullah’s brother Salman was named king.
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, invited Israel’s prime minister to address Congress next month regarding Iran and U.S. sanctions.
Presidential officials said Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi submitted his resignation after being pressured to make further concessions to rebels.
The countries reached a deal hours after Russia-backed rebels deployed more arms and fighters to a new battlefront in the east.
It was the first of two days of sessions in Havana, focusing on basic immigration policies but recognizing a new spirit of cooperation.
PLUS: Boko Haram’s divine call; bus attacked in Israel; North Korean leader; arrests and convictions
The terrorists’ move came three days after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged $200 million to countries battling the Islamic State.
SANAA, Yemen — Shiite rebels shelled the residence of Yemen’s leader and swept into the nearby presidential palace Tuesday in what a top
The agreement promised to give the rebel Houthi movement more say in the country’s affairs, the SABA news agency said.
The House speaker’s move to bring Netanyahu before Congress likely increases the chances of a congressional collision with the White House.
PLUS: AirAsia jet climbed too fast; Saudi rights crackdown; Nepal pols brawl.
Yemen’s capital beset by violent clashes as Shiite insurgents try to seize more power from the country’s president.
In wake of terrorist fatal shootings of three French officers, police forces throughout Europe are reconsidering their armaments.
The prosecutor had recently accused Argentina’s president and top officials of protecting Iranian officials from prosecution.
Oxfam, the global anti-poverty group, addressed the influential attendees of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Plus: U.S.-Cuba restrictions; Iranian general killed; Ukraine tension simmers.
Three Ukrainian servicemen were killed and 66 wounded in the previous 24 hours of intense fighting.
The White House’s principal concern is the Islamic State, while Ankara’s main priority is pushing Syrian President Bashar Assad from power.
The move could ratchet up tensions with the powerful Lebanese Shiite movement.
Protests against what they call blasphemous caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad entered their fourth day Sunday.
Shin Dong Hyuk has become the most celebrated survivor of torture and other human rights abuse at a North Korean gulag.