SHCHASTYA, Ukraine – Zhanna Sologub doesn’t know if the rocket that struck the courtyard of her house this month was fired by pro-Russian rebels or Ukrainian government forces. What she does know, she says, is that the biggest humanitarian gesture either side could make right now is to stop the fighting. Read full article >>
Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq are the most dangerous threat the US has faced in recent years, senior American officials warn.
By Kate Holton and Raheem Salman LONDON/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A British Muslim leader called for action on Thursday to tackle a jihadi sub-culture after an Islamic State video showed a suspected Briton beheading U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the threat from Islamic State was "beyond anything we've seen" and the U.S. Justice Department opened a criminal investigation into the death of Fol
Albert Reynolds, the straight-talking Irish prime minister who played a key role in delivering peace to Northern Ireland but struggled to keep his own government intact, died Aug. 21 at his home in Dublin. He was 81. Read full article >>
TOKYO — It might not be the “Rumble in the Jungle” or at King of the Ring level, but an international pro wrestling tournament set for the end of the month is sure to stand out as a historic event: It is taking place in Pyongyang, North Korea. Read full article >>