The forces fighting Islamic State in Iraq say they are encountering more and more roadside bombs as the extremist group is attacked on multiple fronts. As Sky News was filming in northern Iraq the team saw fighters being treated for serious injuries 30 minutes after an improvised explosive device (IED
Petersburg National Battlefield in Virginia has been declared a crime scene after suspected looting, according to the National Park Service. More than 1,000 Union and Confederate soldiers died in the area fighting during the Siege of Petersburg 151 years ago. National Park Service spokesman Chris Bryce
Peruvian presidential contender Keiko Fujimori is seen beating rival Pedro Pablo Kuczynski in the June 5 run-off election, according to an Ipsos poll released on Sunday, consolidating the lead she had gained in recent weeks. Fujimori, the 40-year-old daughter of imprisoned ex-president Alberto Fujimori
A group that seeks to reunite lost Purple Hearts with service members or their descendants is embarking on an ambitious project: to return 100 such medals or certificates earned in World War I before the ...
Dee Martin may wake up on Jan. 1 and find herself in a whole different state. South Carolina and North Carolina have redrawn the border between the two states with GPS technology that allows them to confirm ...
InsideGov decided to look closely at how 2016 White House hopefuls spent their campaign cash.
Bayer CEO Werner Baumann, pictured on May 23, 2016, is offering $122 per share in cash for US agrochemicals company Monsanto, $62 billion in total
Iraqi forces are poised to launch an all-out assault on one of the last major Islamic State strongholds in the face of a counter-attack by the extremists. The fighting around Fallujah, which lies around 40 miles west of the capital Baghdad, has led to a fresh exodus of fleeing civilians amid concern
Donald Trump calls his presidential campaign a mass movement, but he must show he can coax enough support from voters who twice delivered the White House to Barack Obama. The billionaire businessman depended ...
UN officials say at least five peacekeepers killed and one seriously injured after attack in Mopti region.
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Souleymane Guengueng was among thousands imprisoned in Chad during the 1982-1990 rule of dictator Hissene Habre. When Guengueng, an accountant accused of working with the opposition, was released in 1990 he collected more than 800 accounts of fellow prisoners and vowed to seek justice
VERDUN, France (AP) — The Latest on the ceremonies commemorating the Battle of Verdun in World War I (all times local):
TARIQ CAMP, Iraq (AP) — Iraq's special forces completed a troop buildup around Fallujah on Sunday ahead of an operation to retake the Islamic State-held city west of Baghdad, a military officer said, as the militants attacked a newly-liberated town to the west.
The brother of a man who was killed alongside the Taliban's slain chief Mullah Akthar Mansour in an American drone strike in southwest Pakistan is pressing murder and terrorism charges against US officials, police said Sunday.
By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordan's King Abdullah appointed veteran politician Hani Mulqi as caretaker prime minister on Sunday after dissolving parliament as its four-year term nears its end, and charged him with organising new elections by October. The king accepted the resignation
Before taking office, the Nigerian president had pledged to weaken Boko Haram, tackle corruption and improve economy.
One week before Peru's presidential runoff, Keiko Fujimori heads into Sunday's final debate hoping to bolster her lead over center-right rival Pedro Pablo Kuczynski.
One of the machines used to send coded messages between Adolf Hitler and his generals sold for £10 on eBay after being discovered in a shed in England, the buyer said Sunday.
By Steve Scherer ROME (Reuters) - At least 700 migrants may have died at sea this past week in the busiest week of migrant crossings from Libya towards Italy this year, Medecins San Frontieres and the UN Refugee agency said on Sunday. "We will never know exact numbers," Medecins San Frontieres
At least five UN peacekeepers were killed in an ambush in central Mali by suspected militants on Sunday, the UN and police sources said.
Never mind toasters, blenders and slow cookers. Joplin, Missouri, tornado survivors Kayla and Ricky Smith had a more practical request for a wedding gift — shelter from the next big storm. The Smiths were ...
POZZALLO, Sicily (AP) — Survivor accounts have pushed to more than 700 the number of migrants feared dead in Mediterranean Sea shipwrecks over three days in the past week, even as European ships saved thousands of others in daring rescue operations.
At least 17 killed after blaze tears through makeshift shelter for the elderly in capital Kiev, emergency officials say.
France is bracing for a week of severe disruption to transport after unions called for more action in their bitter standoff with the Socialist government over its labour market reforms.
Iran said Sunday its pilgrims will miss this year's hajj because Saudi Arabia, custodian of Islam's holiest sites, was raising obstacles and "blocking the path to Allah" for its faithful.
A week of shipwrecks in the Mediterranean culminated Sunday with 700 migrants feared dead and survivors giving harrowing testimony of dozens of small children drowned.