updated: 01/17/2017 2:33 a.m.
IRBIL, Iraq -- The mortar attack that left Um Yousef blind in one eye and killed two of her children came on the same day that Iraqi forces retook her neighborhood in eastern Mosul from the Islamic State militant group.
updated: 01/17/2017 2:32 a.m.
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan -- A Turkish cargo plane crashed Monday in a residential area just outside the main airport in Kyrgyzstan, destroying half of a village and killing at least 37 people in the plane and on the ground, the Emergency Situations Ministry said.
updated: 01/17/2017 2:31 a.m.
ISTANBUL -- A gunman suspected of killing 39 people during a New Year's Eve attack on an Istanbul nightclub has been caught in a police operation, Turkish media reports said early today.
updated: 01/17/2017 4:17 a.m.
5 dead in Mexico after festival gunfire
updated: 01/16/2017 5:14 p.m.
ISTANBUL — A gunman suspected of killing 39 people during a New Year's attack on an Istanbul nightclub has been caught in a police operation, Turkish media reports said early Tuesday.
posted: 01/16/2017 11:26 a.m.
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan — A Turkish cargo plane crashed Monday in a residential area just outside the main airport in Kyrgyzstan, destroying half of a village and killing at least 37 people in the plane and on the ground, the Emergency Situations Ministry said.
posted: 01/16/2017 9 a.m.
CANCUN, Mexico — A shooting attack at an electronic music festival resulted in the deaths of at least five people and left 15 injured Monday at a nightclub at Mexico's Caribbean coast resort of Playa del Carmen, authorities said.
updated: 01/16/2017 2:53 a.m.
PARIS -- Dozens of countries on Sunday called on Israel and the Palestinians to revive work toward long-elusive peace -- including an independent Palestinian state.
updated: 01/16/2017 2:53 a.m.
VALLETTA, Malta -- Tens of thousands of people are expected to trek across deserts and board unseaworthy boats in war-torn Libya this year in a desperate effort to reach European shores by way of Italy.
posted: 01/16/2017 2:52 a.m.
LONDON -- Britain's leaders on Sunday signaled their resolve to play hardball in talks with the European Union, suggesting they will look for partners elsewhere if the bloc restricts access to its huge market.
updated: 01/16/2017 2:46 a.m.
BEIRUT -- Syrian government forces shelled a village in a rebel-controlled area near Damascus on Sunday, killing at least 12 civilians and injuring several others who were taking shelter in a banquet hall, activists said.
updated: 01/16/2017 2:44 a.m.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Bahrain on Sunday carried out its first executions since the Arab Spring uprising in 2011, putting to death three men found guilty of a deadly bomb attack on police.
posted: 01/16/2017 2:43 a.m.
JAKARTA, Indonesia — The waste from discarded electronic gadgets and electrical appliances has reached severe levels in East Asia, posing a growing threat to health and the environment unless safe disposal becomes the norm.
posted: 01/16/2017 2:42 a.m.
DAVOS, Switzerland -- At the Davos economic conference, "it's important to listen to the populists," the founder of the annual gathering of economic leaders said, adding that he hopes to have U.S. President-elect Donald Trump "expressing his ideas" at the Swiss forum one day.
updated: 01/16/2017 4:37 a.m.
Japan, Indonesia strengthen relations