Wednesday, August 5, 2015
The U.S. military said Monday it successfully tested an interceptor that can shoot down ballistic missiles as well as airplanes.
The sun is shining and the waves of the Sea of Azov look warm and inviting. But its sandy beaches are empty -- not surprisingly since they run right through the Ukraine conflict's front line.
The 20-year-old law student says he has had enough of fruitless protests in support of Egypt's deposed Islamist president, two years of a losing struggle with police.
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
The EU on Monday hailed US President Barack Obama's clean power plan as "a positive step" to cut carbon emissions ahead of a global climate summit in Paris.
With one eye on his legacy, U.S. President Barack Obama will Monday unveil what he called the "biggest, most important step we've ever taken" in the fight against climate change.
A teenager stabbed at a Gay Pride march died of her injuries Sunday as the attack and a firebombing that killed a Palestinian child put pressure on Israel to crack down on Jewish extremists.
Rescuers in India were searching Sunday for 20 villagers feared killed in a landslide in remote northeast India, as the death toll from recent floods elsewhere in the country topped 100, officials said.
Catalonia was poised on Monday to call an early regional election that will serve as a proxy vote on independence from Spain, raising tensions with the central government in Madrid.
Mexico City officials said Sunday they are pursuing all lines of investigation into the killing of a photojournalist whose body was found along with four slain women in the capital, where he had fled because of harassment in the state he covered.
The Nigerian army has freed 178 people being held hostage by Boko Haram including more than 100 children, it said late Sunday, following a series of deadly attacks by the jihadists in the country's restive northeast.