Guantanamo Bay Is Not Up For Negotiation With Cuba
December 17 2014 4:56 PM
The U.S. and Cuba are set to re-establish relations, but the U.S. says returning Guantanamo Bay isn't in the cards.
Russian Bank Run Coming? Depends Which Russian Outlets You Ask
December 17 2014 1:20 PM
The ruble crisis is overstated, says Russian state-owned media. Kremlin-critical outlets, however, are piling on and linking the crisis to Ukraine.
Pakistan Lifts Moratorium On Death Penalty
December 17 2014 9:18 AM
Pakistan will begin issuing approval for executions "within a day or two," following a Taliban attack that killed 141, including 132 children in Peshawar.
'The Interview' And Other Christmas 2014 Movies
December 17 2014 8:28 AM
Christmas Day movie releases this year include "The Interview," "Unbroken," "Into The Woods" and "Leviathan."
Mourners Grieve, Express Anger On Social Media Over Peshawar Attack
December 16 2014 11:34 AM
The Taliban attack on a Pakistani school has prompted many to change their social media photos to black boxes. Some have called for revenge.
Anonymous-Linked Journalist To Be Sentenced For Role In 2011 Stratfor Hack
December 16 2014 9:03 AM
Barrett Brown faces more than eight years in federal prison for allegedly helping hackers who stole hundreds of gigabytes of info from Stratfor.
Deadly Sydney Siege Ends After 16 Hours
December 15 2014 4:23 PM
Two hostages and the gunman, a self-styled Islamic cleric, died following a shootout after midnight.
Two Hostages, Gunman Killed In Shootout At Sydney Cafe
December 15 2014 11:49 AM
Officials said the shooter, a self-styled Islamic cleric from Iran, had a long arrest record with Sydney authorities.
Police Storm Sydney Café
December 15 2014 10:43 AM
A barrage of gunfire and explosions came as heavily armed police stormed a café where an Iranian man held more than a dozen people hostage.
Sydney Hostage-Taker Sent Derogatory Letters To Families Of Deceased Soldiers
December 15 2014 10:29 AM
Man Haron Monis has a history of sexual assault and Islamist agitation. He requested an Islamic State flag during his siege of a Sydney cafe.
Nearly 5,000 Now Dead In Ukraine
December 15 2014 10:18 AM
A "day of silence" has prevented civilian casualties since Dec. 9, but a new U.N. report shows that a September ceasefire has largely failed.
'I Can't Breathe' Won't Necessarily Stop Police
December 12 2014 4:02 PM
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio says there's a culture problem in the NYPD, but officers say they have a job to take control of an arrest.
Syrian Refugee Housing Burned, Tagged With Swastikas In Germany
December 12 2014 11:04 AM
Germany's latest anti-Muslim violence, a suspected arson, comes just days after 10,000 anti-refugee protesters marched in Dresden.
Pay Attention To Other Chinese Prisoners, Asks Nobel Prize Winner From Jail
December 12 2014 8:52 AM
The message, posted on Facebook by a fellow dissident, was the first his friend had heard from him in six years.
Torture Report Could Lead Others To Treat Prisoners Harshly
December 11 2014 4:09 PM
Amnesty International called out Uzbekistan, the U.S. and other nations for failing to allow inspectors access to detention centers.
The Popular Pope Wins Over Europe
December 11 2014 11:25 AM
Pope Francis is popular with Catholics and non-Catholics in the West, but many non-Catholics have little to say about him elsewhere.
CIA Torture Has Made Terrorism Worse: UN
December 11 2014 8:57 AM
"Torture programs right after 9/11 have made the matter of terrorism worse," said Juan Mendez, the U.N.'s special rapporteur on torture.
No Prosecution For CIA Torture
December 10 2014 4:03 PM
Should George W. Bush and his former colleagues face war crimes charges at the ICC? Pursuing that might not lead to much satisfaction.
Philippines Blames Islamic State Affiliate For Bombing
December 10 2014 10:49 AM
The Philippines blames BIFF, an ISIS-tied group, for a deadly bus bombing believed linked to a government deal with rival rebels.
CIA Played Russian Roulette With Detainees
December 09 2014 3:49 PM
Along with sanctioned interrogation techniques, some interrogators played "Russian roulette," and threatened detainees with power drills.