Bombings kill dozens at Baghdad market

Dozens of people were killed Sunday in two bombings at a crowded market in a Shiite neighborhood of Baghdad, the police said. The Islamic...

Methane explosions in Russian mine kills 36

Three explosions of methane gas at a faulty coal mine in an Arctic Russian town have killed 36 people, including five rescuers, officials and...

Mugabe celebrates as country starves

Calling Robert Mugabe "dear father," ''his royal highness," and "the Moses of Africa" members of Zimbabwe's ruling party reasserted their loyalty to the longtime...

Afghanistan suicide bombings Kill over 26

Two separate suicide bombings in Afghanistan on Saturday left at least 26 people dead and nearly 50 injured, officials said, days ahead of expected...

Dating sites spreading HIV says study

Hookup websites and apps may be behind the growing number of newly HIV infected men in the US, a new study has said, cautioning...

Ku Klux Klan rally in US erupts in violence

Three people were stabbed, including one who was critically wounded, and 13 were arrested when a Ku Klux Klan rally in Anaheim in the...

Iran starts post-sanctions election count

Iran started counting tens of millions of votes on Saturday after hotly contested elections that could see reformists speed up Tehran's opening to the...

Militants claim attack on hotel in Somalia

Somali militants on Friday attacked a popular hotel and a nearby public garden in Mogadishu, the capital, killing at least 10 people and wounding...

Syria fighting halts as cessation begins

Fighting appeared to stop across most areas of western Syria on Saturday after a landmark "cessation of hostilities" came into effect under a U.S.-Russian...

Saudi Arabia lists 4 firms, 3 Lebanese men

Saudi Arabia has designated four companies and three Lebanese men as having links to the Shi'ite Muslim group Hezbollah, the Interior Ministry said on...

Kansas gunman kills 3, injures 14

Three people were killed and another 14 injured after a gunman opened fire in a small city in Kansas, indiscriminately shooting people along a...

US looks to Facebook to battle extremism

The US government, acknowledging its limited success in combating Islamic extremist messaging, is recruiting tech companies, community organizations and educational groups to take the...

Syrian opposition supports ceasefire

Syria's opposition indicated on Wednesday it was ready for a two-week truce in Syria, saying it was a chance to test the seriousness of...

Zika outbreak will worsen warns WHO

The head of the World Health Organization warned Wednesday that the Zika outbreak would likely worsen before nations besieged by the mosquito-borne virus linked...

Nepal plane crash kills 23 passengers, crew

Rescue teams in Nepal on Wednesday found the burnt-out wreckage of a passenger plane that went missing in a remote mountainous area with 23...

Migrants and police clash in Greece

A decision by the Macedonian authorities to block thousands of Afghan asylum seekers from crossing into the country from Greece set off clashes between...

Reports of Zika transmission through sex

Health authorities in the United States said they were investigating 14 new reports of the Zika virus possibly being transmitted by sex, including to...

Obama seeks to close Guantanamo Bay

President Barack Obama on Tuesday called for the closure of the Guantanamo Bay detention facility after delivering his plan to Congress to achieve a...

India’s MEA asked to curb foreign travel

A cost-cutting exercise by the Indian Finance Ministry has sparked off a major inter-ministerial battle with the Indian Ministry of External Affairs, with sources...

Korea sought then withdrew from talks

The White House said Monday that North Korea sought to discuss a peace treaty but bailed after the U.S. insisted denuclearization be part of...