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Pakistan vows to defeat terrorism

After the cold‑blooded massacre of more than 130 schoolchildren by Taliban militants at a school in Peshawar, Pakistan's prime minister has...

Obama announces restoring ties between US and Cuba

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama announced a move to normalise relations between the United States and Cuba on Wednesday, saying it is time to...

Colombia's FARC rebels declare unlimited ceasefire

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's Marxist FARC rebels have declared an indefinite unilateral ceasefire beginning on Dec. 20 but promised to call it off if...

North Korea behind unprecedented cyberattack on Sony

Hackers backed by North Korea perpetrated an unprecedented act of cyberwarfare against Sony Pictures t

Nigerian soldiers sentenced to death for mutiny

A Nigerian military court on Wednesday sentenced 54 soldiers to death for mutiny after they refused to deploy for an operation against Boko Haram Islamists...

Opponent calls for Putin's exit as Russia slides into crisis

A prominent opponent has warned Vladimir Putin his days in power are numbered, as Russia awaits the president's response to the dramatic decline of...

Mass grave found in eastern Syria

BEIRUT (Reuters) - More than 230 bodies of people believed killed by Islamic State militants have been found in a mass grave in Syria's eastern Deir...

Obama mistaken for waiter, valet driver

Barack and Michelle Obama have revealed their experiences of racism in a wide‑ranging interview with celebrity weekly Pe

Eight-year Venus probe ends after it runs out of fuel

The space probe that spent eight years carrying out a detailed analysis of Venus is out of fuel and will float to a fier