Monday, November 9, 2015
Taliban insurgents loyal to rival leaders have been fighting in a southeastern province of Afghanistan, where about 50 men on both sides have been killed in two days, an Afghan official said Sunday.
A Turkish man detained as a suspected would-be suicide bomber in northern Turkey was actually wearing a burqa to disguise himself to meet a secret lover from a dating site, local media reported Sunday.
Islamic State militants on Saturday released 37 Syrian Christians, mostly women, who were among more than 200 people from the Assyrian minority group abducted in February, activists said.
Yitzhak Navon, who was Israel's fifth president, an educator and author of literary and theatrical works celebrating the Jewish Sephardic heritage he shared, has died aged 94, his family said Saturday.
Sunday, November 8, 2015
The U.N. chemical weapons watchdog Friday confirmed with "utmost confidence" that mustard gas was used in Syria in August during fighting between rebels and jihadists and "likely" killed a child.
Saturday, November 7, 2015
Turkish police swooped on Islamic State suspects in the Mediterranean resort of Antalya on Friday, barely 10 days ahead of a summit of world leaders, local media reported.
Dozens of Afghan activists staged a protest in Kabul Friday to call for justice for a young woman stoned to death by militants after being accused of adultery in central Ghor province.
Medical charity Doctors Without Borders, also known by its French abbreviation MSF, Thursday released chilling details from a devastating U.S.
Friday, November 6, 2015
Halfway through the journey home to Kabul, a Taliban militant stopped Fatima's bus, boarded, and began making a speech so extraordinary that the 23-year-old began to surreptitiously film it on her phone.
Thursday, November 5, 2015
The United States and Britain said Wednesday a bomb may have brought down a Russian airliner which crashed in Egypt, as the Islamic State group insisted it caused the disaster.