The Islamic State group has claimed several high-profile attacks in the West that it appears to have inspired rather than planned, sowing fear and boosting its profile at low cost.
A year after restoring diplomatic ties, the United States and Cuba are far from fully normalizing their troubled relationship, which remains haunted by Cold War ghosts despite cautious ongoing talks.
Street sweepers in South Sudan's capital Juba have cleaned up the blood and bullet casings after gun battles at the presidential palace, but salvaging peace will be a far harder task, analysts warn.
In 18 months France has been the target of three major terrorist attacks claimed by jihadists in which more than 230 people have died.
Eighty-four people were killed after a truck ploughed through crowds of people celebrating Bastille Day in the southern French city of Nice.
The bell rings at the gate of the Tijuana border post as U.S. agents return 12 Mexicans home with their belongings inside paper bags and backpacks.
The appointment of leading Brexit campaigners to her new government emphasizes Prime Minister Theresa May's commitment to pulling Britain out of the EU, despite her own reservations, analysts said Thursday.1 Comment
A recent flare-up of deadly violence in South Sudan will dominate the agenda as heads of state gather Sunday for a key African Union summit in the Rwandan capital Kigali.
Pragmatic, childless pastors' daughters with killer instincts who were long underestimated by their blustering male peers -- the parallels between new British Prime Minister Theresa May and Germany's Angela Merkel are striking at first glance.
Turkey has in the last month maneuvered to end damaging foreign policy disputes with Israel and Russia, but Egypt and Syria will be tougher nuts for Ankara to crack in its drive for regional rapprochement.