Russian officials are saying the outcome of the Scottish independence referendum vote may have been skewed to favor a non-separatist outcome.
Dozens of Turkish hostages seized by Islamic militants in Iraq three months ago were freed and safely returned to Turkey on Saturday, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said, ending Turkey’s most serious hostage crisis.
Scottish airman didn’t have much time to dwell on the country’s historic referendum Friday because they were busy responding to Russian bombers buzzing northern U.K. airspace.
The United Kingdom will stay united. Voters in Scotland resoundingly rejected independence in a historic referendum that shook the country to its core.
Joining U.S. forces acting in Iraqi skies, France conducted its first airstrike Friday against the militant Islamic State group, destroying a logistics depot that it controlled, the French presidency said.
An eight-man team sent to educate people in southern Guinea about the Ebola virus was killed on Tuesday and dumped in a village latrine. The group included medical officers, journalists, local administers and a preacher.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken warlike rhetoric to a new level, threatening to send troops into a number of NATO countries, including Poland, an influential German newspaper reported Thursday.
A defense lawyer in Iran says six young Iranian men and women videotaped dancing to Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” and the video’s director have been sentenced to suspended jail terms and lashes.
The U.S. Embassy in Liberia says the first shipment of increased American military aid to help fight the Ebola epidemic has landed in the West African country.
For more than 5,000 years, numerous civilizations have left their mark on upper Mesopotamia — from Assyrians and Akkadians to Babylonians and Romans. Their ancient, buried cities, palaces and temples packed with monumental art are scattered across what is now northern Iraq and eastern Syria.