Analysis: U.S. Strike On Syria Could Derail Iran President’s Master Plan

If one thing could scuttle Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's big plan - to fix Iran's economy by winning some relief from Western sanctions -...

Ariel Castro, Cleveland kidnapper, found hanged in prison cell

Ariel Castro who was sentenced to life plus 1,000 years for kidnapping, raping and holding captive three women was found hanging in his prison...

Kerry Says World Cannot Let Assad Get Away With Chemical Attack

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made clear on Friday that the United States will punish Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for the "brutal and...

U.N. Experts Finish Gathering Evidence In Syria Chemical Probe

A team of U.N. investigators has finished gathering samples and evidence related to a the suspected chemical weapons attack that killed hundreds of people...

UK Asked N.Y. Times To Destroy Snowden Material

The British government has asked the New York Times to destroy copies of documents leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden related...

South Africa’s Waning Gold Industry Braces For More Strikes

South African gold miners plan to strike for higher pay from Tuesday, inflicting more damage on an industry that has produced a third of...

Obama Makes Case For Punishing Syria, But Possible Delays Loom

President Barack Obama made the case on Wednesday for a limited military strike against Syria in response to last week's chemical weapons attack even...

U.S. Transfers Two Guantanamo Detainees To Algeria

The United States on Thursday said it would transfer two men from the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to the government of...

Assad Says Syria Will Defend Itself Against Aggression

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Thursday that Syria would defend itself against any aggression following reports that the United States and its allies...

Pope, Jordan King, Agree Dialogue ‘Only Option’ For Syria Crisis

Pope Francis and King Abdullah of Jordan agreed during a meeting on Thursday that dialogue among Syrians with the backing of the international community...