An unprecedented attack on Yemen's government claimed by the Islamic State jihadist group has raised a fresh challenge for the Saudi-led coalition backing the embattled president, analysts say.
As U.S. President Barack Obama's secretary of state, Hillary Clinton loyally carried out his agenda, but since mounting her presidential bid she has split with the White House on several key issues, including global trade.
As France's right-wing Republicans punish a leading figure over her comments about race, the party is facing a tricky balancing act in trying to pinch far-right votes without losing moderate supporters.
When it comes to grandiose, mass displays of state muscle and military grandstanding, North Korea has few equals.
Few in America's Silicon Valley could have predicted that a young Austrian law graduate who spent a semester studying there would one day become high-tech companies' worst nightmare.
U.S. President Barack Obama scored a major policy victory with the deal agreed Sunday to establish the Trans-Pacific Partnership, billed as the first trade pact for the 21st century.
The EU's top court is set to rule Tuesday on a transatlantic data deal, relied on by companies such as Facebook, a judgment that could see it declared invalid given spying revelations in the Edward Snowden scandal.
Since America's latest school carnage the debate on gun control has flared anew, as every time a mass shooting rocks the nation. The arguments are well-rehearsed, the rival positions seemingly irreconcilable.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan meets EU leaders Monday but they will find it hard to bridge gaps on the migrant crisis and the Syrian war that has produced so many of the refugees they must both deal with, analysts say.
The new band of rebel recruits was supposed to prove the United States could train moderate Syrian fighters to defeat the jihadists in the war-ravaged nation. But soon after returning to Syria, the American-backed fighters handed over a quarter of their ammunition and other equipment to a local al-Qaida affiliate, known as the al-Nusra Front.