As ISIS loses its grip in its stronghold of Mosul, the black-clad jihadist army is plumbing the depths of brutality, taking civilians off the streets of Iraq’s second-largest city and forcing them onto the front lines.
The Admiral Kuznetsov, a Soviet-era aircraft carrier prone to accidents, steamed through the English Channel in the Kremlin’s latest effort to reassert itself as a maritime power.
More than 100 mostly barefoot inmates overpowered guards on Saturday and escaped from a lockup in central Haiti, officials said.
An international team has determined that the Syrian government carried out a third chemical attack in the conflict-wracked nation, according to a report released late Friday.
Experts are worrying about what India will do when Pakistan-based militants carry out another attack in India, as is almost certain, and how Pakistan will respond.
A new display in Berlin is the first in Germany to focus solely on the executions of more than two million people after the invasion of the Soviet Union.
Russia keeps inching into Georgia with ever more ingenious boundary markings that only it and three other nations recognize as real.
The pirate said $1.5 million had been paid for the release of the sailors, seized in 2012 and among the few hostages still in the hands of Somali pirates.
The shooting, the highest-profile attack against an army official since 2013, was thought to be linked to the officer’s role in destroying tunnels used by Hamas.
Once known as a bastion of social conservatism, Scotland has changed dramatically in a generation, not least through the election of gay candidates.