Robert Hannigan called on US Internet giants to do more to help fight the militants using their networks to recruit new members abroad. The companies' cooperation has dropped off since Edward Snowden's intelligence leaks became public.
Four new suspects in the case of 43 missing college students pointed Mexican authorities toward a mass grave this week. A month after the students' disappearance, families still have no answers.
Experimental drugs have been used on infected patients, but none have been approved by the World Health Organization. There are signs that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is being contained in some countries.
The US is the biggest financial donor to Ebola-infected countries in West Africa. But the largest number of healthcare workers deployed in the field hail from an island nation with a cash-strapped communist government.
A member of Hong Kong's Civic Party was covered in bruises after being kicked and beaten Wednesday. State media in Beijing editorialized that 'Stability is bliss and turmoil brings havoc.'
Turkey says it's unrealistic for it to launch unilateral ground attacks against IS. The US, which is leading an air campaign in Syria, is trying to check the advance of militants against Kurdish forces.
Forty-three students disappeared late last month after a confrontation with police. Many fear that Mexico's grim record of impunity will thwart an investigation into their fate.
If the newly discovered burial site holds the remains of the 43 students missing after a confrontation with police last weekend, this would be the nation's worst known massacre since President Peña Nieto took office.
Ahead of a Hong Kong government deadline to clear occupied streets, some pro-democracy protesters began moving away from government offices Sunday evening while others refused to budge.
Melbourne raids follow a heightened terror alert earlier in September and the tabling of new security laws in Australia's parliament.
Speakers from Latin America hit on global and regional themes, and scored some diplomatic points. Domestic politics shaped many speeches at the UN General Assembly, which continues today in New York.
At least 5,000 people have been infected with the deadly disease in West Africa since March. Sierra Leone is the first country to impose a nationwide curfew.
A powersharing deal inked by rival candidates paves the way for former finance minister Ashraf Ghani to succeed President Hamid Karzai. The runner-up in the disputed election will remain a powerful player.
Reports by Esquire Mexico and the Associated Press have painted a very different picture of a June incident that killed 22 people.
French President Francois Hollande said Rafale jets destroyed an Islamic State logistics depot in northeastern Iraq. France is the first nation to join the US-led air campaign against IS.
A bomb exploded in downtown Santiago Monday, the largest of 30 bombings so far this year. Prosecutors are uncertain about who is carrying out the attacks.
Dutch investigators say cockpit recordings show no emergency in the moments before Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 went down on July 17. Pro-Russian rebels fighting in eastern Ukraine are widely blamed for the incident.