| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:26 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- An Al Qaeda-linked militia in northern Mali has claimed responsibility for the killing of two French journalists in the northern town of Kidal.
The Radio France International journalists, Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon,...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 3:15 PM
WASHINGTON – As the United States withdraws combat forces from Afghanistan, Afghan police and army units are suffering a sharply higher casualty rate and in some cases, have negotiated local non-aggression pacts with insurgents to avoid coming under...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 11:46 AM
LONDON – In an unprecedented public appearance, Britain’s three grayest men – the shadowy bosses of its spy services – asserted Thursday that their work upholds personal freedom rather than undermines it and that enemies such as Al...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 5:30 PM
BEIRUT — Long-delayed peace talks designed to end the bloody conflict in Syria will begin Jan. 22 in Geneva, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced Monday, amid growing international alarm about the rise of Islamic militant rebels...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 5:50 AM
BEIRUT -- Long-delayed peace talks designed to end the bloody conflict in Syria will be held on Jan. 22 in Geneva, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced Monday.
The so-called Geneva 2 negotiations -- sponsored by the United States...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 1:44 PM
PESHAWAR, Pakistan – A local Pakistani government handed down murder charges this week against a doctor who helped the CIA track down Osama bin Laden, a move that could worsen already strained ties between Washington and Islamabad.
| Nov 21, 2013
| 7:04 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai delivered a tepid endorsement of a proposed 10-year security pact with the United States in a rambling speech to an Afghan tribal gathering here Thursday, but surprised attendees by saying Afghanistan...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 11:17 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Gunmen in northern Nigeria burst into a college dormitory early Sunday morning, spraying bullets and killing students indiscriminately, in an attack that carried an echo of the terror eight days earlier at a shopping...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 8:41 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Cafes were humming with a weekend lunch crowd. Visitors were anticipating a competition for child chefs. Suddenly, Nairobi's Westgate Mall erupted in gunfire and explosions, sending people scurrying for safety,...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:30 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Kenyan police investigating an alleged terror cell in the city of Mombasa in 2011 walked into a house associated with one of its suspects and confronted a British woman with small children.
She told them she was a tourist...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 3:18 AM
NAIROBI, Kenya — The attack by Al Qaeda-linked militants at an upscale mall in Nairobi killed at least 59 people and wounded 175, Kenya's interior Cabinet secretary said Sunday.
Multiple barrages of gunfire erupted Sunday morning from inside...