German media cite unnamed NSA sources saying Obama knew Merkel was tapped. US sources on and off the record say it isn't so.
France summoned the US ambassador today after Le Monde reported that the NSA intercepted 70.3 million phone calls and text messages in France over 13 months.
The latest leak about the NSA alleges that the US government uses foreign technology companies to collect hundreds of millions of digital contacts worldwide, including those of Americans.
A militia that fought against Muammar Qaddafi in Libya's civil war two years ago claimed responsibility for Zeidan's abduction, saying it detained him on orders from the prosecutor general.
Many Libyans say US special forces raid that captured alleged Al Qaeda operative violated their sovereignty.
The rise in bombings across Baghdad and Iraqi Kurdistan threatens to match levels of violence not seen since the Iraqi insurgency in the late 2000s.
When you're traveling abroad, clothes washing can be a hassle... even if you're not dealing with a machine whose instructions are only in Polish.
Part-soccer, part-field hockey, part-gaelic football, hurling is yet another sport you probably have never heard of. Some in Ireland think it's the greatest sport in the world.
Could an expected $1 billion in sales for Grand Theft Auto V have something to do with a certain subversive, satirical tone about the US?
Putin said that Russia would take a 'principled position' once it got 'objective, precise data' on who alleged chemical weapons use in Syria.
Any attack on Syria in response to alleged chemical weapons use will have to move forward without Britain, after its Parliament rejected intervention.
As the US prepares a potential military strike on Syria, British Prime Minister Cameron announced he will make a renewed push for the UN Security Council to protect civilians.
Muslim Brotherhood ally Turkey has condemned the attacks, while Gulf monarchies, which have pledged $12 billion in support, voiced support for the military.
India aircraft carrier INS Vikrant makes New Delhi only the fifth country to build its own.
The release of 26 Palestinian prisoners and the approval of West Bank settlement expansions has both Israelis and Palestinians crying foul.
Yemeni officials say Al Qaeda operatives were targeting oil pipelines and port cities, with an eye on the country's export infrastructure.
Al Qaeda threat: Despite the seriousness of the Al Qaeda threat, the apparent targeting of US interests abroad – rather than in the US proper – suggests the group's aspirations have contracted since 9/11.
The photos feature President Assad and wife Asma surrounded by adoring Syrians, with few signs of the conflict that is tearing the country apart.
The bombings, which killed dozens, are just another in a series of security failures that have eroded Iraqis' trust in their government.