Hundreds of foreign jihadist fighters held in Syria represent a "time bomb" and could escape and threaten the West unless countries do more to take them back, the Kurdish-led, U.S.-backed authorities holding them have warned.
British security officials do not support a full ban of Huawei from national telecoms networks despite U.S. allegations the Chinese firm and its products could be used by Beijing for spying, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Seven lawmakers split from Britain's opposition Labour party on Monday (February 18) saying that the leadership's failures over Brexit, anti-Semitism and a culture of bullying had left them no choice.
A Spanish warship tried to order commercial shipping to leave anchorages in British waters near Gibraltar, but was challenged by the British navy and sailed away.
A recent North Korean documentary showcases the country's 'youth brigade,' young student workers who work in often dangerous environments to carry out Kim Jong Un's vision. State media is painting a patriotic picture, but human rights groups are call
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman kicks off his Asia tour with a big signing ceremony in Pakistan, where he pledged $20 billion worth of investment for the cash-strapped country. The crown prince will also visit India and China on a week-long charm of
Democrats and some Republicans in the U.S. Congress condemned President Donald Trump's attempt to use a national emergency to construct a wall along the border with Mexico.
Members of the Kosovo Security Force marched as an army for the first time in the country's 11th independence day parade on Sunday (February 17). In December last year, Kosovo's parliament voted to create a 5,000-strong standing army, a week after S
Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday he had not yet determined whether a border wall with Mexico was a military necessity or how much Pentagon money would be used. Zachary Goelman reports
The battle for Islamic State's last territory in Syria continued over the weekend. With the militants facing certain defeat, questions remain over what will happen to the survivors and U.S. plans to withdraw its troops from the country. Matthew Larot
U.S. President Donald Trump’s choice for ambassador to the United Nations, Heather Nauert, has withdrawn from consideration for the job for family reasons.
Lee Radziwill, the younger sister of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis who was witness to history in the “Camelot” White House, married a prince and counted Andy Warhol, Truman Capote and Rudolf Nureyev as friends in a star-studded life, has died at the age
45-year-old Gary Martin had been terminated from his job before he killed five people at a factory in Aurora, Illinois with a handgun he illegally owned, according to Aurora Police Chief Kristen Ziman on Saturday. Colette Luke has more.
Prosecutors for Special Counsel Robert Mueller urged a federal judge in Virginia on Friday to impose a strict prison sentence for President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort, after a jury last year convicted him on eight counts of
A U.S. military transport plane carrying humanitarian aid meant for Venezuelans landed in the Colombian border city of Cucuta on Saturday, where food and medicine are being stored amid uncertainty over how and where aid will be distributed.
Congressional lawmakers, several states and independent groups are already fighting back against President Donald Trump's emergency declaration in his bid to to fund his promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border.
The disgraced former American cardinal, Theodore McCarrick, is now the highest profile Vatican figure to be dismissed from priesthood in modern times. The allegations against him include sexual abuse of minors. Francis Maguire reports
Nigeria's presidential election, which was due to be held on Saturday, has been postponed by a week, the chairman of the country's electoral commission said hours before polls were due to open.
A gunman opened fire in a warehouse on Friday in Aurora Illinois, an hour west of Chicago, killing five people. The shooter, identified as 45-year-old Gary Martin, was an employee at the sprawling industrial complex in Aurora. He also wounded five po
In the ride-hailing app race to the market, growth could be be the key. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.
Mattel showcases its best toys before New York Toy Fair as its shares drop on sales forecast.
Wall Street rallied on Friday, with the Dow and the Nasdaq posting their eighth consecutive weekly gains as investors grew hopeful that the United States and China would hammer out an agreement resolving their trade war.
President Donald Trump has put on a few pounds over the past year and is now in the obese range, although he remains in "very good health overall," according to the results of a physical examination conducted last week.
President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency in a bid to fund his promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border without congressional approval, an action Democrats vowed to challenge as a violation of the U.S. Constitution.
The President of WWF International has warned Australian leaders that the nation's iconic marsupial, the koala, is at risk of extinction due to high rates of deforestation.
London Fashion Week is kicking off but any of its collections won't hit store shelves until after Britain leaves the European Union. Retailers and designers are fear the divorce will effect their business, and access to talent.
Hundreds of Chinese citizens gathered in front of a BBVA branch in the Spanish capital to protest against the bank after their accounts were blocked.
RBS earnings are on the up, but the bank is worried about the impact of a hard Brexit.
Jeffrey Yeboah has started his own business: making household furniture out of old tires.
Amazon says the decision came together in the last 48 hours. But as Fred Katayama reports, the decision was by some measures months in the making.
Norway has approved a controversial copper mine in its Arctic north, and the decision has environmentalists and the indigenous Sami people worried.
Bill Weld, the former Republican governor of Massachusetts, says he will challenge U.S. President Donald Trump for the Republican Party's presidential nomination in 2020.
Say farewell to 'fast fashion', the latest buzzword at New York Fashion week is sustainability.
Parts of California are bracing for yet more flooding after a powerful storm unleashed historic levels of rainfall earlier this week. Floods and mudslides across the state have triggered evacuations and sent homes tumbling down hillsides.
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Friday called a snap national election for April 28, after losing a key budget vote.
Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a defeat on her Brexit strategy on Thursday that undermined her pledge to European Union leaders to get her divorce deal approved if they grant her concessions.
Weak U.S. and Chinese economic data made for nervous markets on Friday, even as US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin declared two days of US/China trade talks 'positive'. As David Pollard reports, oil was one of the few assets to, briefly, shine.
India's government says it has "incontrovertible evidence" that a suicide bombing that killed 44 security forces in Kashmir -- the worst attack in decades -- involved rival Pakistan.
Samsung Electronics is pouring resources into its telecom network equipment business, aiming to capitalize on the security fears hobbling China's Huawei. Justin Solomon reports
Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is a judo black belt holder, took part in a training session of the country's national judo team in Sochi on Thursday.
A suicide bomber rams a car into a bus carrying Indian paramilitary police in Kashmir, killing 44 of them in the deadliest attack in decades on security forces in the disputed region, raising tensions with arch foe Pakistan.
The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives vote overwhelmingly to pass a new funding bill, avoiding another government shutdown. The bill contains no money for Donald Trump's border wall, but the president says he will declare a national emergency
Former top FBI official Andrew McCabe said he began an obstruction of justice and counterintelligence investigation involving U.S. President Donald Trump and his ties to Russia after Trump fired bureau Director James Comey in May 2017, CBS News repor
President Donald Trump will sign a border security bill to avert another government shutdown, but also declare a national emergency to try to obtain funds for his promised U.S.-Mexico border wall, a White House spokeswoman said on Thursday. Nathan Fr
The S&P 500 and the Dow slipped while the Nasdaq posted a slim gain on Thursday as investors struggled to square grim retail sales data with hopes that high-level talks in Beijing could resolve the ongoing U.S.-China trade dispute.
Amazon will not move forward with plans to build a headquarters in New York after rising opposition from local politicians.
Rural areas of the U.S., especially in the South, are lagging far behind more developed parts of the country, despite the nearly decade-long economic recovery. It’s a problem Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell hopes to tackle on his watch.
Amazon.com announced Thursday that it will not go ahead with plans to build headquarters in New York City due to stiff opposition from lawmakers and area residents. Conway G.