posted: 07/28/2015 5:07 a.m.
Gov. Robert Bentley of Alabama has ordered armed National Guardsmen to be stationed at military recruitment centers, making him the latest governor to enact protection measures after the deaths of five servicemen in Chattanooga, Tenn.
posted: 07/28/2015 5:06 a.m.
Greece's leftist government came under further pressure Monday after the release of a recording in which the former finance minister described a secret plan to leave the euro.
posted: 07/28/2015 5:04 a.m.
Bill Cosby’s lawyers on Monday appealed a judge’s decision to unseal court filings that quote him saying he obtained quaaludes to give women before sexual encounters.
posted: 07/28/2015 4:58 a.m.
The long-running inquiry into the poisoning death in London of a former KGB officer, Alexander Litvinenko, hit fresh delays Monday over the failure of a key Russian suspect to testify by video link from Moscow.
posted: 07/28/2015 4:47 a.m.
The Saudi-led coalition launched new airstrikes in at least two Yemeni provinces Monday, piercing a humanitarian pause that started at midnight the previous day, security officials said.
posted: 07/28/2015 4:45 a.m.
President Barack Obama began a personal push for peace in South Sudan on Monday, meeting with African leaders for urgent talks in neighboring Ethiopia aimed at keeping the world's newest nation from collapsing into civil war.
posted: 07/28/2015 4:43 a.m.
Turkey and the United States have agreed in general terms on a plan that envisions U.S. warplanes, Syrian insurgents and Turkish forces working together to sweep Islamic State militants from a 60-mile-long strip of northern Syria along the Turkish border, U.S. and Turkish officials say.
posted: 07/28/2015 4:39 a.m.
Indian forces fought an extended gunbattle Monday with militants who attacked a moving bus and stormed into a police station in a northern town bordering Pakistan, with 10 people killed in the violence, officials said.
posted: 07/28/2015 4:38 a.m.
South Korea's prime minister said this morning that the nation is now virtually free of the deadly Middle East respiratory syndrome virus that killed 36 people and sickened nearly 200 since an outbreak was declared in May.
posted: 07/27/2015 11:13 a.m.
BEIRUT — The United States and Turkey are finalizing plans for a military campaign to push the Islamic State group out of a strip of Syrian territory along the Turkish border, a move that would further embroil Turkey in Syria's civil war and set up a potential conflict with U.S.-backed Kurdish forces.
posted: 07/27/2015 9:27 a.m.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — President Barack Obama urged Ethiopia's leaders Monday to curb crackdowns on press freedom and political openness as he began a visit that human-rights groups say legitimizes an oppressive government.
posted: 07/27/2015 5:39 a.m.
President Barack Obama arrived in Ethiopia on Sunday to talk about regional terrorism and make a final push to get South Sudan to accept an Africa-negotiated agreement to end the violence and atrocities there.
posted: 07/27/2015 5:36 a.m.
In his first public address in a year, Syrian President Bashar Assad vowed Sunday to win his country's long-running civil war while acknowledging that his troops had lost territory to rebel forces and were running short on manpower.
posted: 07/27/2015 5:31 a.m.
Turkey on Sunday called for a meeting of its NATO allies to discuss threats to its security and its airstrikes targeting Islamic State militants in Syria and Kurdish rebels in Iraq.
posted: 07/27/2015 5:27 a.m.
A British newspaper said it has uncovered a major royal security breach by using an inexpensive app to track Prince William’s air rescue ambulance while it is in the air.