The official statements coming out of North Korea’s incomparable, state-run Korean Central News Agency are often so over-the-top and use such florid turns of phrase that they sometimes seem like they’re straight out of The Onion. Read full article >>
Dozens are killed and many more hurt in a bomb and gun attack during prayers at one of the biggest mosques in Nigeria's northern city of Kano.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military and its allies hit Islamic State forces with 15 air strikes in Iraq and Syria during a three-day period, the U.S. Central Command said on Friday. Thirteen attacks were carried out in Iraq since Wednesday and two more targeted Islamic State in Syria. The air strikes in Syria hit an Islamic State fighting position and staging area near Kobani and a tactical
BOULOGNE-BILLANCOURT, France — Two years after losing the Élysée Palace to the Socialists, Nicolas Sarkozy is seeking to mount a historic comeback by swinging further to the political right.In the United States, the tea party revolution may be cooling. But in Europe, Sarkozy’s shift is a sign of the times. He and other European conservatives have found themselves caught more than ever in a po
KABUL — A suicide bomber attacked a British Embassy vehicle in the eastern part of the Afghan capital Thursday morning, killing six, including a British citizen, and injuring more than 30, according to law enforcement officials. Read full article >>