Australian authorities responded to a home in Cairns, a northern suburb of Manoor, on Friday to find eight children dead, all from stab wounds.
Pakistani jets and ground forces killed 67 militants in a northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border, officials said Friday, days after Taliban fighters killed 148 people — most of them children — in a school massacre.
Defending its historic policy reversal on Cuba, the White House on Thursday aligned itself with one potential 2016 presidential candidate, Hillary Rodham Clinton, while launching an all-out assault on another — Republican Sen. Marco Rubio.
Boko Haram terrorists have killed at least 33 and kidnapped another 200 people in a raid on a remote village in north-eastern Nigeria on Sunday.
In a rare display of open brotherly schism between Pyongyang and Beijing, China for the first time was not invited to participate in a major anniversary event held Dec. 17 in North Korea.
The Taliban had a very specific hit list of young boy that it used for its Dec. 16 attack on a Peshawar school that killed 141 people.
U.S. troops will be needed to train Iraq’s security forces for the next three years — at a minimum — Army Lt. Gen. James Terry said Thursday.
On the heels of a historic deal to mend relations with Cuba, White House officials on Thursday would not rule out the possibility of Cuban President Raul Castro visiting Washington.
Indonesia’s top military commander said in an interview that the world’s most populous Muslim nation sees the Islamic State movement in Syria and Iraq as a grave threat to the world and that Jakarta wants to increase coordination with Washington to counter the radical group’s rise in Southeast Asia.
The number of Ebola-related deaths has reached an even 6,900 in the three most-affected countries in West Africa, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday, the same day the U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and a U.S. senator kicked off tours of the devastated region.