Robert Burns and Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press | Posted Oct 9th - 3:01pm
The Obama administration is overhauling its approach to fighting the Islamic State in Syria, abandoning a failed Pentagon effort to build a new ground force of moderate rebels and instead partnering with established rebel groups, officials said Friday.
Cara Anna, Associated Press | Posted Oct 9th - 2:11pm
The U.N. Security Council is urging the use of unarmed drones in the peacekeeping mission in South Sudan, but the government there says that could cause "disagreement and hostility" as a peace deal tries to take hold.
Maram Mazen, Associated Press | Posted Oct 9th - 10:22am
The restoration of King Tutankhamun's world-famous golden mask will begin Saturday, over a year after the beard was accidentally broken off and hastily glued back with epoxy, Egypt's state-run news agency said Friday.
Christopher Torchia, Associated Press | Posted Oct 9th - 10:11am
Poachers killed three rangers and one Congolese military colonel who were part of a 10-man patrol that tracked the satellite collar of a killed elephant to a poachers' camp in a national park in Congo, the park's managers said Friday
Nicole Winfield and Jan M. Olsen, Associated Press | Posted Oct 9th - 9:51am
Italy bid farewell Friday to 19 Eritreans — the first of an estimated 160,000 refugees to be resettled throughout Europe as part of a new EU redistribution program to move asylum-seekers out of hard-hit front-line countries.