- Can Afghanistan’s Minerals Save Its Economy?
September 30 2014 1:40 PM
Afghanistan has a trillion dollars worth of assets, but security and corruption concerns dissuade would-be investors.
- US Airstrikes Are Killing ISIS Oil Profits
September 30 2014 1:02 PM
The Islamic State group used to make millions a day from oil, but after US and allied planes bombed refineries, that money is gone.
- Who Is Amal Alamuddin? George Clooney's New Wife Is A Top British Attorney
September 30 2014 8:59 AM
Amaluddin is fluent in English, Arabic and French.
- US Set To Overtake Saudi Arabia In Liquid Petroleum Production
September 30 2014 8:41 AM
The U.S. is set to become the world's largest producer of liquid petroleum, surpassing Saudi Arabia.
- Afghanistan To Sign Deal On US Troop Deployment
September 30 2014 5:53 AM
The Bilateral Security Agreement reportedly allows for a small force of 9,800 U.S. troops to remain in Afghanistan after 2014.
- ISIS Releases Third John Cantlie Video
September 30 2014 1:29 AM
In the new video, Cantlie mocks the American strategy of employing air power combined with local ground forces in Iraq and Syria.
- Nearly 40 Bank Branches In Hong Kong Close Over Protests
September 29 2014 11:13 PM
Nearly 40 bank branches in Hong Kong have closed in the areas affected by pro-democracy protests.
- Fears For Safety Of US Troops In Afghanistan
September 29 2014 7:26 PM
After more than six months of uncertainty, Afghanistan will allow U.S. forces to stay past December 2014, but safety fears remain.
- Hong Kong Protests Barely Register In China
September 29 2014 5:10 PM
As protests rock the territory, reaction on the mainland has been muted: Censorship has worked, while some Chinese resent Hong Kongers.
- US Airstrikes Hit Grain Silos, Killed Civilians, Says Syrian Human Rights Group
September 29 2014 12:04 PM
“They killed only civilians there, workers at the site. There was no ISIS inside,” a Syrian Observatory for Human Rights official said.
- Afghanistan To Allow 10,000 US Troops To Remain After 2014
September 29 2014 9:29 AM
Newly inaugurated president of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai is expected to sign the deal Tuesday.
- Hong Kong's Occupy Central Protests In Photos
September 29 2014 9:04 AM
Years of dissatisfaction over Hong Kong's governance exploded into massive protests across the city this weekend.
- 'Burmese Bin Laden' Announces Support For Sri Lankan Radical Buddhist Group
September 29 2014 8:41 AM
Ashin Wirathu, leader of the notorious 969 group in Myanmar, said on Sunday that he is joining hands with Sri Lanka's Bodu Bala Sena.
- ISIS Closing In On Baghdad
September 29 2014 8:02 AM
The Islamic State is a little more than a mile away from Baghdad, calling the effectiveness of U.S.-led airstrikes in Iraq into question.
- US-Led Raids Hit Islamic State In North, East Syria
September 29 2014 3:17 AM
Syria's army also carried out air raids in Aleppo province overnight, as well as in Hama in western Syria.
- Afghanistan Gets New Leaders As Attack Kills 7
September 29 2014 2:00 AM
Ashraf Ghani's swearing-in is expected to mark an end to the political gridlock gripping Afghanistan since the elections in June.
- Erdogan: Fight Against ISIS Must Include No-Fly Zone, Buffer Zone
September 28 2014 5:13 PM
In a speech at the World Economic Forum Sunday, President Erdogan said Turkey is prepared to join the fight against ISIS.
- Airstrikes Hit Makeshift Refineries In Syria: Monitoring Group
September 28 2014 3:13 PM
Destroying the makeshift refineries has led to a sharp increase in the price of diesel.
- Militant Car Bomb Targets Houthi Base
September 28 2014 2:58 PM
AQAP said the target was al-Jafra hospital, which had been turned by the Houthis into a base for their operations.
- Al Qaeda Offshoot Vows Retaliation Over US Airstrikes
September 28 2014 1:51 AM
Pressured by U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria, the militant group said, "This is not war against al-Nusra, but a war against Islam."