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3 rebels, 2 Indian soldiers killed in Kashmir fighting

3 rebels, 2 Indian soldiers killed in Kashmir fighting

Police say three Kashmiri rebels and two Indian soldiers have been killed in a fierce gunbattle in the disputed Himalayan region.…

Battle to free Raqqa puts coalition up against booby-traps, car bombs and mines

Battle to free Raqqa puts coalition up against booby-traps, car bombs and mines

The operation to liberate the de facto ISIS capital of Raqqa in Syria has entered its third month, and the U.S and its partners are facing a fight far different…

The Latest: Venezuelan mastermind of failed assault captured

The Latest: Venezuelan mastermind of failed assault captured

The Latest on Venezuela’s ongoing political crisis (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Venezuela’s defense minister says that security forces have captured the mastermind of a failed assault on a military…

Tillerson says diplomats in Havana suffered ‘health attacks’

Tillerson says diplomats in Havana suffered ‘health attacks’

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says that U.S. diplomats in Havana have been the victims of “health attacks” that left them with hearing loss — the most definitive U.S. statement…

‘Sophisticated’ ISIS plot to bomb airliner raises serious questions

‘Sophisticated’ ISIS plot to bomb airliner raises serious questions

The most sophisticated terror plot ever attempted on Australian soil – to bring down an Etihad airline leaving Sydney airport – is now known to have been planned, directed and…

Bank of England says animal fat will stay in banknotes

Bank of England says animal fat will stay in banknotes

The Bank of England has rejected calls to scrap new banknotes that contain traces of animal fat.…

Study finds climate change altering Europe’s river floods

Study finds climate change altering Europe’s river floods

Scientists say climate change is affecting the timing of river floods across Europe, with the biggest shifts seen along the Atlantic coast.…

6 Red Cross volunteers killed in Central African Republic

6 Red Cross volunteers killed in Central African Republic

Aid officials say six Red Cross volunteers have been killed in Central African Republic, the third deadly attack on the group in the country this year.…

Syrian man charged in Germany with war crimes, IS membership

Syrian man charged in Germany with war crimes, IS membership

German prosecutors say they’ve arrested a 29-year-old Syrian man on allegations he committed war crimes as a member of the Islamic State group in his home country.…

South Africa’s main opposition wants to dissolve parliament

South Africa’s main opposition wants to dissolve parliament

South Africa’s main opposition party says it will propose that parliament be dissolved and early elections be called after the country’s president survived yet another no-confidence vote.…