The Iraqi government has started an investigation into a massacre in the eastern village of Barwanah that left 72 people dead.
Russia warned the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe on Thursday that the West’s continued support of Kiev may lead to a “big catastrophe” in the region.
Jordan on Thursday demanded proof from Islamic State militants that a Jordanian pilot they are holding is still alive, despite purported threats by the group to kill the airman at sunset unless an al Qaeda prisoner is freed from death row in Jordan.
Dozens have been injured — and at least two believed dead — in a Thursday morning gas tank truck explosion outside a maternity and children’s hospital in Mexico City.
Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev says tensions between Russia and the West have hit such high levels that outright war is right around the corner.
Cuba President Raul Castro said that if the United States wants to smooth relations, then the United States must first turn over Guantanamo Bay.
A U.S. research group said that it looks like North Korea is restarting its nuclear bomb fuel reactor, which has been shut down for five months.
White House deputy press secretary Eric Schultz argued during Wednesday’s briefing that the United States can negotiate prisoner swaps with Taliban members, because the Taliban is not considered a terrorist group.
In the wee hours of Jan. 19, Cristina Fernandez took a call from her security minister about an “incident” at the home of the prosecutor who days before had accused the Argentine president of covering up a terrorist bombing.
U.S. officials on Wednesday urged calm between Israel and Hezbollah after a barrage of anti-tank missile strikes by the Iran-backed militant group triggered retaliation from Israeli military forces and raised fears that the two sides may be on the verge of a war like the one that broke out between them in 2006.