Manhattan apartment building partially collapses in blazeA residential building in lower Manhattan caught fire and partly collapsed following a possible explosion on Thursday, injuring at least 12 people, the New York fire department…
Shiite militias threaten to halt Tikrit fight over US air strikesSome of the Shiite militias fighting alongside Iraqi forces to retake Tikrit from Islamic State militants threatened to leave the battlefield Thursday in protest against the US…
US launches air strikes on Tikrit to aid Iraqi advanceThe US military launched air strikes on Tikrit on Wednesday following a request for air cover from Baghdad to aid the Iraqi forces and Shiite militias battling to retake the city…
Germanwings black box 'shows pilot was locked out'Investigators have retrieved cockpit voice recordings from one of the “black boxes” of the German jet that crashed in the Alps on Tuesday, killing all 150 people on board.
Netanyahu wins approval to form coalition governmentPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, grappling with fierce White House disapproval, on Wednesday won the consent of Israel’s president to try to form a new coalition government.
French economy sheds more jobs ahead of local pollsFrench unemployment registered a slight rise in February, official statistics showed on Wednesday, in a new blow for President François Hollande's government ahead of local…
US embassy in Uganda warns of potential terror attackThe United States embassy in Uganda issued an emergency warning to its nationals on Wednesday, saying a terrorist attack could "soon" take place in the capital, Kampala.
Saudis launch air strikes against Houthi rebels in YemenSaudi Arabia launched air strikes in Yemen on Thursday in coalition with Gulf region allies to counter Iranian-backed Houthi forces besieging the southern city of Aden, where the…
UN benefits for gay spouses despite Russian oppositionOn Tuesday Russia failed to block a United Nations decision to extend full spousal benefits to its legally-married gay and lesbian employees.
IS group claims suicide bombing in BenghaziIslamic State militants claimed a suicide bombing that killed seven people at an army checkpoint in the Libyan city of Benghazi on Tuesday and triggered retaliatory air strikes…
Platini re-elected as UEFA chiefFootball legend Michel Platini on Tuesday scored a hat-trick of victories for the presidency of UEFA and made an immediate attack on Sepp Blatter's leadership of world body FIFA.
USA - AFGHANISTAN
US and Afghanistan hail ‘revitalised’ ties on Ghani visitAs President Ashraf Ghani began his visit to Washington on Monday American and Afghan officials laid the groundwork for new relations between the two countries, which the…