Pakistani forces arrest two in Awaran, Balochistan

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Pakistani security forces have arrested two elderly persons from Awaran in Balochistan. Kareem s/o Bahadur and Abdul Qadir s/o Gul Dad, who both are older than 60 years of age,...

Islamic State cornered in Mosul as Iraq prepares victory celebrations

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By Stephen Kalin and Maher Chmaytelli | MOSUL/ERBIL, IRAQ Islamic State fighters were battling to hold on to the last few streets under their control in the Old City of Mosul on Monday, making a...

Tour bus bursts into flames after collision in Germany; 18 killed

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Eighteen people were killed when a tour bus burst into flames after colliding with a truck on a motorway in the German state of Bavaria on Monday, police said. Thirty...

Qatar is given a further 48 hours to meet Gulf demands

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Saudi Arabia and three other Arab states have extended the deadline for Qatar to accept a list of demands by 48 hours, or face further sanctions. The initial deadline for...

Helicopter attack targets Venezuela’s Supreme Court

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A police helicopter launched a daring attack on the Venezuelan Supreme Court Tuesday, in a dramatic escalation of the months-long crisis engulfing the regime of President Nicolas Maduro. The helicopter...

Scotland puts bid for second independence vote on hold

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Scotland's devolved government has shelved its immediate plans to hold a second independence referendum until after the terms of Britain's exit from the United Kingdom are clear, First Minister...