Iran’s President Believes Nuclear Deal With the West Is ‘Certain’

President Hassan Rouhani makes the pledge during a televised national broadcast Iranian President Hassan Rouhani took to the nation’s airwaves on Monday night to proclaim...

7.4 Magnitude Earthquake Hits El Salvador, Tsunami Waves Possible

A magnitude 7.4 quake struck late on Monday off the coast of El Salvador, and there was a risk of "hazardous tsunami waves", the...

Kim Jong Un Makes First Appearance in 5 Weeks

North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un made his first public appearance in five weeks on Tuesday, the country’s official news agency reported, ending a...

Israel Locks Out Palestinian Worshippers from al Aqsa Mosque During Tense Standoff

Israeli authorities barred Palestinian worshippers from leaving the al Aqsa mosque during a tense standoff Monday morning, as Jewish worshippers entered the compound to...

14 Afghan Troops Killed in Taliban Ambush

A mountain ambush by Taliban fighters killed at least 14 Afghan security force troops, authorities said Monday, as villagers elsewhere in the country alleged...

Nearly 2 Million People Have Been Forced to Flee ISIS in Iraq

A total of 1.8 million people are in a “deadly, life-threatening situation” according to a UN report on Iraq. Their lives are in danger...

Puerto Rico Warns Citizens of Tropical Storm Gonzalo

Puerto Rican authorities warned citizens to take all the precautions necessary to face the landfall of Tropical Storm Gonzalo, forecast to sweep the eastern...

ISIS Releases Fourth Video of British Hostage John Cantlie

Islamic State (IS) militants have released their fourth video of British journalist John Cantlie, who is being held hostage by the group. Cantlie has...

ISIS Captures Iraq Army Camp; Bombs Hit Baghdad

Militants with the Islamic State group on Monday captured a military training camp in western Iraq, inching closer to full control of the restive...

Hong Kong Democracy Protests Continue With Chinese Christians In the Foreground

Chinese Christians are playing a leading role in protests that have seen tens of thousands of people shut down the streets of Hong Kong. Protestors...

ISIS Is Selling Yazidi Girls Off to Be Sex Slaves and Forcing Yazidi Boys...

A new report released Sunday provides more details on how Islamic State militants are inhumanly treating their captives of religious minority groups, more specifically...

Conservative Catholics Call Vatican’s Shift on Homosexuality a “Betrayal”

The world’s Catholic bishops on Monday (Oct. 13) signaled a move toward greater tolerance of gays and lesbians, an about-face so unexpected that leaders...

U.S. says Turkey Will Allow Use of its Bases in Airstrikes Against ISIS Militants

  Turkey will let U.S. and coalition forces use its bases, including a key installation within 100 miles of the Syrian border, for operations against...

North Korea Claims Mistreatment of Remains of U.S. Soldiers Who Died During Korean War

North Korea said Monday that the remains of American soldiers killed during the Korean War were being neglected and "carried away en masse," in...

10,000 ISIS Fighters on Baghdad’s Doorstep

An Iraqi senior government official claimed that up to 10,000 Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) fighters are on the outskirts of Baghdad...

Pledges to Rebuild Gaza Strip After Israel-Hamas 50-Day War Add Up to $5.4 Billion

A donor conference in Cairo to raise money for Gaza after this year's war between Hamas and Israel ended with pledges of $5.4 billion,...

Activists Say Kurds Halt ISIL Advance in Kobani

Kurdish fighters have been able to halt the advance of the Islamic State extremist group in the Syrian border town of Kobani, where the...

Massive Cyclone Hits India, Strong Typhoon Hits Japan

A powerful cyclone pounded a large swath of India's eastern seaboard with heavy rain and strong winds Sunday, killing at least two people and...

Putin Orders Troops to Pull Back from Ukraine’s Border

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered thousands of Russian troops near the Ukrainian border to return to their usual bases, according to his spokesman. Dmitry...

Blind Chinese Human Rights Activist Chen Guangcheng Calls Chinese Communist Party More Dangerous Than...

The Chinese Communist Party, which has maintained its rule over the people of China for over 60 years, is more dangerous than terrorist groups...