Andrea Rodriguez and Joshua Goodman, Associated Press | Posted Aug 24th - 8:21pm
Colombia's government and the country's biggest rebel group reached a historic deal Wednesday evening for ending a half-century of hostilities in one of the world's longest-running and bloodiest armed conflicts.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | Posted Aug 24th - 7:40pm
An international team has concluded that the Syrian government and Islamic State militants carried out chemical attacks in the conflict-wracked nation during 2014 and 2015, according to a report circulated on Wednesday.
Esther Htusan and Min Kyi Thein, Associated Press | Posted Aug 24th - 6:40pm
Rescue workers surveyed the damage Thursday after a powerful earthquake shook Myanmar, killing at least four people and damaging 185 ancient Buddhist pagodas in the former capital of Bagan, a major tourist site.
Josef Federman, Associated Press | Posted Aug 24th - 2:22pm
The Israeli military on Wednesday cleared its forces of wrongdoing in three deadly incidents that took place during the 2014 Gaza war — including an airstrike that killed 15 members of a single family.
Officials in the Afghan capital say militants killed at least one person and wounded another 18 in an attack today on the American University of Afghanistan. They say security forces are still combing the campus in search of attackers.
Paolo Santalucia, Frances D'Emilio and Nicole Winfield, Associated Press | Posted Aug 24th - 1:41pm
A strong earthquake in central Italy reduced three towns to rubble as people slept early Wednesday, killing at least 120 people and injuring hundreds more as rescue crews raced to dig out survivors with bulldozers and their bare hands.
Suzan Fraser and Zeina Karam, Associated Press | Posted Aug 24th - 1:20pm
Turkey on Wednesday launched its first major ground assault into Syria since the country's civil war began, sending in tanks and special forces backed by U.S. airstrikes to help Syrian rebels retake a border town from Islamic State militants.