Bassem Mroue, Associated Press | Posted Jun 25th - 9:31am
Hundreds of Kurds fleeing Islamic State-held villages in northern Syria amid a wave of mass abductions have come under fire, with several killed or wounded, opposition activists and a Kurdish official said Saturday.
Aijaz Hussain, Associated Press | Posted Jun 25th - 9:10am
Suspected rebels killed at least eight Indian paramilitary soldiers and wounded another 20 in a highway ambush Saturday that was one of the year's deadliest attacks in the Indian portion of Kashmir, authorities said.
Kirsten Grieshaber, Associated Press | Posted Jun 25th - 7:40am
Foreign ministers of the European Union's founding members on Saturday urged quick negotiations about Britain's departure from the bloc, saying the other 27 countries in the union need to move ahead and think about the future.
Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press | Posted Jun 25th - 1:11am
Beijing said Saturday it had cut off contact with the main Taiwan liaison body because of President Tsai Ing-wen's refusal to endorse the concept of a single Chinese nation, ratcheting up pressure on the new Taiwanese leader.
China issued new regulations on Saturday demanding search engines clearly identify paid search results, months after a terminally-ill cancer patient complained that he was misled by the giant search engine Baidu.
Saleh Mwanamilongo, Associated Press | Posted Jun 24th - 7:00pm
Congo's president on Friday broke his silence on upcoming elections that have fueled tensions in this central African country for well over a year, promising a democratic process but declining to detail his political future.
Frank Jordans, Associated Press | Posted Jun 24th - 6:52pm
On its face Britain looked the same on Friday: The White Cliffs of Dover gleamed, the clamor of construction rumbled across London and bathers in the Hampstead Heath park took a dip in a murky pond while the rare sun lasted.
Amir Shah and Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press | Posted Jun 24th - 2:51pm
The U.S. military has launched its first airstrikes against the Taliban in Afghanistan since President Barack Obama's decision earlier this month to expand America's involvement against the insurgents, U.S. officials said Friday.