Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press | Posted Aug 31st - 11:22am
Shiite rebels in Yemen's capital have raided dozens of homes of political opponents and local NGO workers, claiming they are affiliated with the Islamic State group and al-Qaida, security officials said Monday.
Albert Aji and Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press | Posted Aug 31st - 10:31am
The extent of damage from a massive explosion near the ancient Temple of Bel in Syria's Palmyra is unclear, but it appears the structure is still standing despite an attempt by the Islamic State group to blow it up, a Syrian official said Monday.
Mucahit Ceylan and Suzan Fraser, Associated Press | Posted Aug 31st - 2:01pm
A Turkish court charged two Vice News journalists and their assistant on Monday with "aiding a terrorist organization" and ordered them arrested pending trial. Their employer has called the charges "baseless and alarmingly false."
The tallest mountain in North America may no longer carry the name of President William McKinley -- but the White House says it's going to work with officials in Ohio to find another way to honor the nation's 25th president.
Lynne O'Donnell, Associated Press | Posted Aug 31st - 1:22pm
Defying warnings from Washington and the fury of Afghanistan's government, Pakistani authorities are turning a blind eye to a meeting of hundreds of Taliban supporters in a city near the Afghan border aimed at resolving a dispute over the group's leadership following the death of figurehead Mullah Mohammad Omar.
Carley Petesch and Clarence Roy-MacAulay, Associated Press | Posted Aug 31st - 12:21pm
Ebola experts are in Sierra Leone's Kambia district investigating a case that emerged less than a week after the country's last known patient was discharged from a hospital, a World Health Organization spokeswoman said Monday.
Efrem Lukatsky and Yuras Karmanau, Associated Press | Posted Aug 31st - 12:11pm
A grenade exploded outside Ukraine's parliament during a nationalist protest against a vote to give greater powers to separatist regions in the east, killing one police officer and injuring more than 100, the interior ministry said.
Frances D'Emilio, Associated Press | Posted Aug 31st - 12:01pm
Eight minutes of silence instead of a homily marked the Vatican funeral Monday of a former papal diplomat, whose trial on charges of possession of child pornography and sexual abuse of minors had begun this summer in a Holy See courtroom.
Jamey Keaten, Associated Press | Posted Aug 31st - 11:22am
Countries like Hungary that have blocked desperate migrants from traveling by train in Europe "push them right into the hands of smugglers," with potentially deadly consequences, the head of the International Organization for Migration said Monday.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | Posted Aug 31st - 11:22am
The global organization of parliamentarians said the speaker of the Russian Parliament's upper house will address its world conference as scheduled Monday afternoon but by video link — not in person because the U.S. barred her from attending.