posted: 03/27/2017 2:05 p.m.
LONDON — Police have found no evidence that the man who killed four people in London last week was associated with the Islamic State group or al-Qaida, a senior British counterterrorism officer said Monday.
updated: 03/27/2017 2:57 a.m.
BEIRUT -- U.S.-backed forces captured a strategically important air base from the Islamic State in northern Syria on Sunday in the first major victory for the forces since the U.S. airlifted them behind enemy lines last week.
updated: 03/27/2017 2:47 a.m.
LONDON -- Westminster Bridge attacker Khalid Masood sent a WhatsApp message that cannot be accessed because it was encrypted by the popular messaging service, a top British security official said Sunday.
updated: 03/27/2017 2:44 a.m.
MOSCOW -- A wave of unsanctioned rallies swept across Russia on Sunday to protest corruption in the government of President Vladimir Putin, in a nationwide show of defiance not seen in years, and one the Kremlin had tried to prevent with bans and warnings.
posted: 03/27/2017 2:43 a.m.
SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korean prosecutors said today that they want a court to issue a warrant to arrest former President Park Geun-hye on corruption allegations.
updated: 03/27/2017 2:42 a.m.
TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran on Sunday sanctioned what it described as 15 American companies, alleging that they support terrorism, repression and Israel's occupation of land Palestinians want for a future state.
updated: 03/27/2017 2:41 a.m.
Family of missing ex-agent sues Iran
posted: 03/27/2017 1 a.m.
HONG KONG -- The candidate favored by China's Communist leadership was chosen as Hong Kong's new leader on Sunday, in the first such vote since huge pro-democracy protests broke out over the Chinese city's election system in 2014.
posted: 03/26/2017 3:48 a.m.
MOSUL, Iraq -- When an elderly man arrived at the front-line clinic, his right leg burned while fleeing an airstrike, an American medic took one look and knew he needed to quickly get the patient to a hospital.
posted: 03/26/2017 3:45 a.m.
MALAI, Cambodia -- For years, Tep Khunnal was the devoted personal secretary of Pol Pot, staying loyal to the charismatic ultracommunist leader even as the Khmer Rouge movement collapsed around them in the late 1990s.
updated: 03/25/2017 3:42 a.m.
ROME -- With Britain poised to start divorce proceedings, the 27 remaining European Union nations put pen to paper Saturday in Rome to renew their vows for continued unity in the face of crises.
updated: 03/26/2017 3:41 a.m.
The U.S. military on Saturday acknowledged for the first time that it launched an airstrike against the Islamic State earlier this month in the densely packed Iraqi city of Mosul, where residents say more than 100 people were killed.
posted: 03/26/2017 3:38 a.m.
TORONTO -- Canada's natural resource minister said Saturday that his government is happy the Keystone XL pipeline has finally been approved by the White House, but he noted that obstacles remain and said Canada remains determined to diversify its oil exports beyond the United States.
updated: 03/26/2017 3:38 a.m.
LONDON -- The British man who killed four people during a London rampage had made three trips to Saudi Arabia: He taught English there twice on a work visa and later visited on a visa usually granted to those going on a religious pilgrimage.
posted: 03/26/2017 3:36 a.m.
BEIRUT -- Airstrikes hit a women's prison and a clinic Saturday in rebel-held parts of Syria, killing and wounding scores of people during clashes on multiple fronts between government forces and insurgent groups in some of the country's worst violence in weeks, opposition activists said.