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Pakistan to appeal bail for Mumbai plotter

Pakistan to appeal bail for man accused of masterminding Mumbai attack

US Secret Service review finds deep problems

The U. S. Secret Service is an "insular" agency that needs a new director hired from the outside, according to former government officials who...

Kurds free hundreds from besieged ISIS mountain

ZUMAR, Iraq (Reuters) - Kurdish peshmerga fighters have fought their way to Iraq's Sinjar mountain and freed hundreds of people trapped there by...

Putin says Russian economy will rebound

President Putin on Thursday attempted to assuage fears of economic collapse and promised rapid recovery as he faced hundreds of journalists during the...

Up to 11 dead in Japan snow storms

Up to 11 people are now reported to have died in a winter snow storm gripping much of Japan, as forecasters on Friday warned bad weather would continue.

Sierra Leone's leading doctor dies of Ebola

Sierra Leone's leading doctor died of Ebola on Thursday, hours after the arrival in the country of an experimental drug that could have been used to...

China's top judge urges swift, severe sentences in Xinjiang

China must crack down "harshly and quickly" on cases involving terror attacks, national security and social stability in its restive region of Xinjiang,...

Israel raps Palestinian U.N. draft as 'gimmick'

Israel's foreign minister on Thursday described as a gimmick a Palestinian‑proposed U. N. Security Council draft resolution that calls for a...

Despite billions in aid, US unable to get Pakistan to confront militants

Since 2001 the United States has tried virtually every strategy available to persuade Pakistan's...