President Obama pledged support for Iraq?s new, contested prime minister, underscoring the U.S. push to persuade current Prime Minister Nouri Maliki to step down.
U.S. warplanes and armed drones pounded Sunni militants in northern Iraq on Sunday with multiple airstrikes near the Kurdish capital of Irbil, marking the third straight day of punishing attacks on Islamic State forces.
Indonesia's Constitutional Court on Thursday rejected a challenge to results in last month?s presidential election, validating the victory of Joko Widodo.
A clearly furious President Obama condemned the Islamic militants who claimed responsibility for beheading an American journalist, vowing Wednesday to beat back ?this cancer? and showing no sign of constraining the U.S. military intervention in Iraq.
Years ago, it was a signature Israeli tactic: the swoosh of a missile, the roar of crumbling masonry, the violent death of another Hamas leader.
The parents of slain journalist James Foley begged President Obama on Wednesday to do everything in his power to save the other journalists who have been abducted by Islamic State, and pleaded with their son?s executioners to release the other American reporter whom they have threatened to...
The curators of an Amsterdam museum that has hosted an exhibition of Crimean gold since February probably never anticipated the tumultuous events that have complicated the return of the borrowed artifacts.
Over the holidays, most moviegoers have opted for big-budget, spectacle-heavy and family-friendly films at the box office. But while "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" and "Frozen" have been packing them in for weeks now, a few smaller, independent pictures have quietly been doing respectable business in far fewer theaters. With the Academy Award nominations just over two weeks away, the indie award-season hopeful that has far-and-away grossed the most at the multiplex is "12 Years a Slave." The 19th century period drama, which follows a man's journey to escape slavery in the South, has grossed $37.8 million since its limited release on Oct....