US, South Korean Officials To Reach New Terms For Wartime Military Command
October 21 2014 10:52 AM
The new conditions will set goals for South Korean military readiness over the next several years.
Lebanon Now Fighting Off Attacks From ISIS
October 21 2014 9:25 AM
The Islamic State wants access to Lebanon’s capital city, Tripoli, which would give the group a crucial outlet to the sea.
'No Boots On Ground' Policy Might Need Rethinking
October 21 2014 8:23 AM
The fighting in Kobani has shown that well-equipped troops on the ground could make a huge difference against ISIS.
Britain Sends Drones For Surveillance Missions Over Syria
October 21 2014 7:19 AM
Parliament voted to approve air strikes against IS in Iraq last month, after a request from the Iraqi government.
America's Billions Fail To Stop Record Afghan Poppy Output
October 21 2014 3:22 AM
Afghanistan produces more than 80 percent of the world's illicit opium, which reportedly helps fund the Taliban and other insurgent groups.
Australian Troops Join The Fight Against ISIS
October 20 2014 4:24 PM
After a month of negotiating, Iraq has allowed Australian troops to help in the fight against ISIS.
ISIS Is Advancing Again On Mount Sinjar
October 20 2014 12:58 PM
The Islamic State group advanced on two towns on Mount Sinjar Monday. The Yazidi population is pleading for U.S. help.
Turkey In Talks To Aid Iraqi Kurds
October 20 2014 7:49 AM
The announcement from Turkey, which has so far refused to allow Kurdish fighters to cross into Syria, marks a major policy shift in Kobani fight.
US Transports Weapons, Medical Supplies To Syrian Kurds
October 20 2014 1:09 AM
The airdrops were carried out amid opposition from Turkey, which had expressed reservations over supplying arms to Kurdish fighters in Syria.
Trekking Tragedy Shakes Nepal's Faith In Shoestring Tourism
October 19 2014 6:21 PM
Dozens still missing on the snow-covered Himalayan slopes.
6 Things To Know About Ronda Kamihira
October 19 2014 6:11 PM
Bruce Jenner is reportedly dating Kris' best friend, Ronda Kamihira.
Erdogan: Syrian Kurdish Fighters Are Like PKK
October 19 2014 1:38 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he has not ruled out allowing U.S. use of Incirlik Air Base against ISIS.
North Korea, South Korea Exchange Gunfire Over Military Border
October 19 2014 8:36 AM
North Korean troops approached the military border Sunday and did not retreat after South Korean troops fired warning shots.
Hopes Fade For 40 Trekkers Still Missing After Nepal Blizzard
October 19 2014 6:56 AM
Over 500 people have been rescued from a route popular with foreign tourists that circles Annapurna, the world's tenth-tallest peak.
Fiercest Fighting In Days Hits Syrian Border Town
October 19 2014 6:26 AM
Raids on Islamic State around Kobani have been stepped up, with the fate of the town seen as an important test for the anti-ISIS campaign.
Chinese Coast Guard Vessels Patrol Disputed Waters
October 19 2014 12:03 AM
The move is seen as a response to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's offering to a Tokyo shrine that honors the dead from Japan's wars.
Companies Seek More Fairness In Chinese Legal Reforms
October 18 2014 9:01 PM
Legal reforms are expected to be announced at the end of an Oct. 20-23 meeting of the ruling Communist Party elite.
Yemen: Dozens Killed Amid Cease-Fire Efforts
October 18 2014 5:01 PM
It’s the second temporary halt in fighting in two days as northern Shiite Houthis advance into Yemen’s Sunni south.
24 Killed In ISIS Airstrikes
October 18 2014 2:19 PM
Airstrikes seem to have stalled the ISIS advance on Kobani.
Israel Has No Right To 'Desecrate' Al-Aqsa Mosque: Mahmoud Abbas
October 18 2014 5:08 AM
Abbas’ comments come at a time when there has been a significant uptick in violence in towns and villages around East Jerusalem.