Powerful Cyclone Pam to Sweep Over Vanuatu Islands

An extremely powerful cyclone blew over islands in the Pacific’s Vanuatu archipelago late Friday after a westward change of course put populated areas directly...

Swedish Authorities Seek to Question Julian Assange About Sex Assault Allegations in London

Swedish prosecutors want to question Julian Assange in London over allegations of sexual assault, potentially ending an impasse that left the WikiLeaks founder holed...

Is Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu In Election Trouble?

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has acknowledged that his right-wing Likud party risks losing the upcoming parliamentary elections. “Our security is at great risk because...

After 4 Years of Civil War, Syria Seems to be ‘Entering the Dark Ages’

More than 80% of the lights in Syria have been extinguished in the last four years, according to humanitarian agencies that say the country’s...

5 Dead, 100 Trapped After Bangladesh Factory Collapses

At least five people were killed and another about 100 feared trapped after a cement factory collapsed in Bangladesh on Thursday, police said. Soldiers and...

Israel Imports First Produce from Gaza in 8 Years

Israel imported its first fruit and vegetables from the Gaza Strip in almost eight years on Thursday, in a partial easing of an economic...

About 25 May be Buried Under Rubble of Shopping Center in Russia’s Kazan

Around 25 people may have been killed and are still under the rubble of a shopping center that caught fire in the Russian city...

Canadian Woman Killed After Whale Crashes Into Tour Boat

A 35-year-old Calgary woman was identified Thursday as the sole fatality when a breaching whale crashed on to a tour boat in Mexico as...

Communities in Western Australia on Red Alert as Cyclone Olwyn Moves Closer

Coastal communities in Western Australia's Pilbara remain on red alert as Tropical Cyclone Olwyn tracks close to the upper West Australian coast, bringing destructive...

Are World Powers Quietly Discussing Ending Sanctions on Iran

Major world powers have begun talks about a United Nations Security Council resolution to lift U.N. sanctions on Iran if a nuclear agreement is...

Wow! Talk About Chasing a Man! Woman says if You Buy My House, I’ll...

An advert for a house in Indonesia has gone viral online after the woman selling it offered to throw in an unusual extra feature...

Islamic State Accepts Allegiance From Boko Haram

Islamic State militants have accepted a pledge of allegiance by Nigerian-grown Boko Haram extremist group, a spokesman for the Islamic State movement said Thursday. Boko...

Islamic State ‘Using Chlorine Gas’ In Roadside Bombs

Iraqi officials have shown the BBC videos that they say confirm Islamic State militants are using chlorine gas in some crude home-made bombs. Chemical weapons...

UN Security Council Proposes Resolution Endorsing African Fight Against Boko Haram

Members of the U.N. Security Council are proposing that the international community support a five-nation African force fighting Boko Haram with money, equipment, troops...

Pope Francis Says He Accepts It May Be ‘God’s Will’ for Him to Be...

Pope Francis has said he has accepted that he may be assassinated- but has asked God to make sure it doesn't hurt too much...

ISIS Apparently Rehearses Executions with Victims Before Beheading Them

For all their stage-managed professionalism, the videos of killings released by the Islamic State have often left viewers confused about the exact circumstances of what...

Israeli Foreign Minister: Arab-Israelis Opposed to State Ought to be Beheaded

Israeli foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman has said that Arab citizens who are not loyal to the state of Israel should have their heads “chopped...

How ISIL is Brainwashing, Training New Generation of Militants

A second Islamic State video purporting to show a child executing a prisoner reflects a concerted effort by the brutal group to brainwash and...

New ISIS Video Shows Child Executioner Killing Alleged Mossad Spy

A baby-faced executioner who looks to be no older than 12 appears to kill an Israeli Arab who confesses to being a Mossad spy...

U.S. to Provide $75 Million in Nonlethal Equipment to Ukraine

The United States will provide Ukrainian forces fighting Russia-backed separatists $75 million in nonlethal equipment, including small reconnaissance drones, radios and military ambulances, a...