First US airstrikes in expanded Iraq fight against ISUS officials said Monday that US forces had taken a first step in expanding their fight against the Islamic State militant group by ordering airstrikes to protect Iraqi security fo...
Obama to send 3,000 military staff to battle Ebola in W. AfricaThe United States is preparing to send 3,000 US military personnel to provide medical and logistical support to the overwhelmed local healthcare systems struggling to contain an Eb...
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Locals caught in crossfire as Farc battle mega damThe Ituango dam and hydroelectric power plant, currently under construction in rural Colombia, will reportedly become the most important source of electricity in the country by 202...
Passenger fury at 'week-long' Air France pilot strikeStranded Air France passengers voiced their outrage on Monday as a pilots’ strike forced the national flag carrier to cancel more than half of its flights.
Diplomats in Paris vow to defeat IS militants by ‘any means necessary’At talks in Paris on supporting Iraq's battle against Islamic State (IS) militants on Monday, world leaders and diplomats vowed to defeat the Islamist group by “any means nece...
Scores of migrants drown as boat capsizes off LibyaA boat carrying approximately 250 African migrants headed for Europe capsized off the Libyan coast on Sunday, officials said, confirming that dozens had drowned in the accident.
Pussy Riot says found supporters, autograph-seekers in Russian prisonsTwo members of Russia’s Pussy Riot protest group found supporters of their opposition to President Vladimir Putin during their almost two years in prison, even fielding autograph r...
Jean Paul Gaultier to stop making prêt-à-porterJean Paul Gaultier, showman of Paris fashion, is to bow out of ready-to-wear later this month after nearly 40 years of over-the-top, sometimes provocative collections.