Afghan government says it won't separately deal with Taliban
The statement from President Ghani’s office said it will not accept any "parallel political structure" opposed to the Afghan government.
Obama takes ‘biggest step’ to tackle climate change
President Barack Obama unveiled the final version of his plan to dramatically cut emissions from U.S. power plants, as he warned anew that climate ch...
Major Sri Lankan parties reject TNA’s demand for federalism
Major political parties in Sri Lanka have flatly rejected the Tamil National Alliance (TNA)’s demand for federalism.The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP...
Clinton’s presidential campaign to air first TV ads
The spots are part of an effort to reintroduce Clinton as a progressive fighter who understands the struggles of average Americans.
Two giant pandas deliver twins in China
So far, 165 giant panda cubs have been born at the Chengdu base, which boasts the world’s largest giant panda breeding community.
U.S.-led strikes in Iraq, Syria killed 459 civilians, says report
U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria have likely killed at least 459 civilians over the past year, a report by an ...
Man shot dead in Mississippi
A man fatally shot a defendant waiting outside a courthouse on Monday morning, and a suspect is in custody, according to law enforcement officials. ...
California wildfires: In pictures
A wildfire raging through the foothills and canyons of northern California's coastal mountains more than doubled in size as it roared into its fifth day on Sunday, leaving two dozen homes in charred ruins and displacing thousands of residents.
Moroccan dies while being smuggled into Spain in suitcase
The 27-year-old man was found late on Sunday when his brother sought medical help for him.
Syrian air raids, warplane crash kill at least 17 people
The raids on Ariha came amid clashes between government forces and insurgents in the northwestern province of Idlib and the central region of Hama.
Myanmar opposition leader Suu Kyi visits flood-hit area
Tthe death toll from flooding has climbed to 46, with more than 200,000 people affected in 11 out of the country’s 14 states and divisions.
Greek stock market reopens with 22 percent loss
Bank stocks suffered the most, hitting or nearing the daily trading limit of a 30 percent loss.
Pakistan releases man who breached PM Sharif’s convoy
The driver, a former officer of the Pakistan Air Force, intentionally came close to Mr. Sharif’s vehicle while driving through a narrow stretch
Two Malian soldiers killed in ambush: military
Two Malian soldiers were killed and four wounded in an ambush on their convoy near the central town of Nampala on Saturday, military sources said.Arme...
Zimbabwe accuses 2nd American of illegally hunting lion
Dr. Seski, a gynecological oncologist who directs the Center for Bloodless Medicine and Surgery at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh
Greeks brace for stock market carnage after five-week shutdown
Market players in Greece and elsewhere are expecting stocks to fall sharply when the market opens at 0730 GMT
Northern California wildfire doubles in size, displaces thousands
The blaze, which has scorched about 54,000 acres east of Lower Lake, a town about 180 km north of San Francisco, was the fiercest of 20 large fires
Memphis cop shooting case: suspect identified
Tremaine Wilbourn (29), faces a first-degree murder charge in the death of Officer Sean Bolton (33)
10-year-old boy invents blood test kit
A 10-year-old boy in Australia has used a 3D printer to develop a blood test strip disposal unit and his invention may even win him a trip to NASA’s ...