Obama Promises Steps Against Russian-Backed 'Aggression'
January 25 2015 2:24 PM
President Barack Obama said Washington is considering all options short of military action to isolate Russia.
Suspected Boko Haram Attack Takes Nigerian Town
January 25 2015 2:16 PM
After being repelled from the capital city, Maiduguri, militants took another town in Borno state.
Nigerian Military Repels Boko Haram In Maiduguri
January 25 2015 12:39 PM
Security forces say Nigeria's military fought back a suspected attack by Boko Haram militants in the Borno state capital.
2 Demonstrators Killed On Anniversary Of Egypt's Revolution
January 25 2015 10:08 AM
On the anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak, two protesters were killed and two police were injured by a bomb.
Student Stabbed At Los Angeles Middle School Dies Of Injuries
January 25 2015 9:57 AM
A 14-year-old victim died after being stabbed at a Los Angeles middle school.
Central African Republic Minister Kidnapped
January 25 2015 9:49 AM
The country's minister for youth and sport was kidnapped on Sunday by gunmen while returning from church.
Yemen Risks Disintegration As South Rejects Shiite Group's Takeover
January 25 2015 6:37 AM
No sooner had Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi announced his resignation than his country's tenuous political fabric began to disintegrate.
Greek Leftists Syriza Aim For Landmark Election Win
January 25 2015 4:55 AM
The election is expected to bring radical leftist Syriza party to power. It has pledged to take on international lenders and roll back austerity measures.
Obama Calls Japanese PM Abe To Offer Condolences Over Hostage
January 25 2015 4:33 AM
Obama also thanked Abe for the humanitarian aid that Japan has provided to the Middle East region, the White House said in a statement.
Egypt Tightens Security On Anniversary Of 2011 Uprising
January 25 2015 2:51 AM
State news agency MENA said 22 armored army vehicles were stationed around Cairo's Tahrir Square, the epicenter of the uprising.
Journalist Who Broke News Of Prosecutor's Death Flees Argentina
January 25 2015 12:39 AM
"I'm leaving because my life is in danger. My phones are tapped," Damian Pachter, a journalist with the Buenos Aires Herald said.
Boko Haram Releases About 190 Captives In Nigeria
January 24 2015 11:41 PM
The militants released young men, women and children who were kidnapped on Jan 6. At least 20 other people are still being held.
Russia Blocks UN Statement On Ukraine As Fighting Escalates
January 24 2015 10:31 PM
Fighting has escalated in eastern Ukraine in recent days, and Russian President Vladimir Putin has blamed Kiev.
U.S. Airliners Land In Atlanta After Bomb Threats
January 24 2015 5:14 PM
The threats against Delta Flight 1156, coming from Portland, Oregon, and Southwest Airlines Flight 2492, from Milwaukee, were deemed credible.
Obama, World Leaders Head To Saudi Arabia
January 24 2015 3:22 PM
President Obama and leaders from Russia, Britain, France and Japan will visit Saudi Arabia's new king.
Demonstrator Killed In Egypt On Eve Of Anniversary Of 2011 Revolution
January 24 2015 3:10 PM
Woman shot dead in Cairo one day before anniversary of Arab Spring uprising in Egypt.
Thousands Of Palestinians Protest Charlie Hebdo
January 24 2015 2:27 PM
Protesters called to rally by the Islamist Tahrir Party took to the streets to protest the satirical magazine's recent cover.
Pro-Russian Rebels Attack Port, Kill At Least 30 In Ukraine
January 24 2015 2:17 PM
The death toll from an attack in Mariupol has been raised to 30.
Kia Recalls Nearly 87,000 Sedans In US On Fire Risk
January 24 2015 10:33 AM
Overheating from a cooling fan resistor is the cause of the auto manufacturer's recall of 86,800 vehicles.
Spanish Authorities Arrest 4 Suspected Islamist Militants
January 24 2015 10:19 AM
The suspected militants were arrested in the North African enclave of Ceuta.