The White House confirmed Tuesday that North Korea has released American Jeffrey Fowle, who had been detained by the regime since last spring.
A Canadian soldier who died in a hit-and-run Monday was apparently targeted in a terror attack, authorities said Tuesday.
Kurdish militias defending the northern Syrian town of Kobani waited Tuesday for Turkey to allow promised reinforcements across the border, as Islamic State fighters posted video of militants opening crates of weapons presumably airdropped by U.S. forces.
Japan’s Ministry of Defense claims incursions into its airspace by Russian jets have doubled in the past six months.
Rwanda’s Ministry of Health is requiring visitors who have been in the United States or Spain during the previous 22 days to report their medical condition to health authorities upon arrival in Rwanda, the U.S. Embassy in Rwanda said Tuesday.
Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Islamic State group fighters seized at least one cache of weapons airdropped by U.S.-led coalition forces that were meant to supply Kurdish militiamen battling the extremist group in a border town, activists said Tuesday.
The Pentagon this month will terminate a critical task force responsible for combating corruption in Afghanistan as it tries to reach President Obama’s target force of 9,800 U.S. troops in the country — adding to concerns about oversight and accountability in a government rife with waste, fraud and abuse.
The U.S. State Department has approved a $600 million tank ammunition deal with Iraq.
America has spent about $7.6 billion to battle opium growth and trade in Afghanistan over the past 10 years — but it’s been largely a moot effort, a new inspector general report found.