Overlap with such forces shouldn't be a surprise: America's wars in Iraq have required painful compromises all along.
The US has never prosecuted a citizen for trying to obtain the release of an abductee by making payments. But official policy remains that no concessions will be given to hostage-takers.
The attack reportedly killed at least 18 people in the city of Kashgar, near the borders with Pakistan and Afghanistan. Muslims in China's far west are now outnumbered by Han Chinese settlers.
US intelligence intercepts released by Wikileaks appears to show US eavesdropping on French presidents over the past decade. But France has long been renowned for its own spying prowess, particularly for economic gains.
The world hasn't seen a refugee crisis on this scale since 1945. Australia's hard-hearted policy of offshore internment camps is criticized by human rights groups, but popular with voters.
Al Awri al-Harzi, a Benghazi suspect described as a mid-level Islamic State operative, was killed in a drone strike June 15 while driving a car in Mosul, the Pentagon said.
The coordinated Taliban assault in the heart of Kabul didn't achieve its objective – killing Afghan lawmakers – but was a reminder that the group remains potent.
Probably not. But an amicable agreement between the IMF, Germany, Greece and others on handling the country's massive debt is likely to take more time.
The alleged killer of nine parishioners at a black church in Charleston, SC, appears to have been inspired by a website dedicated to framing white Americans as victims of African-Americans.
Hundreds of police officers and soldiers were on the streets in Srinagar and other Kashmiri towns to block planned protests over the murders of six activists and former separatists by unidentified gunmen in Sopore.
For neo-Nazis and white supremacists, a Rhodesian flag is more than just decoration.
With almost 60 million people displaced by war and repression, total refugees would rank as the world's 24th-largest country. Half of this number are children, according to a UN report released Thursday.
Michael Oren, a former Israeli ambassador to the US, has launched a broadside against the Obama administration.
President Putin announced Tuesday that Russia would add 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles, prompting US Secretary of State Kerry to raise questions about the Kremlin's intentions.
US airstrikes appear to have killed Al Qaeda's number two in Yemen and over a dozen jihadis near the Libyan city of Benghazi. The question is whether the Pentagon's ongoing assassination campaign is doing any good.
The killing of Nasser al-Wuhayshi is described as the most significant setback to Al Qaeda since the death of Osama Bin Laden in 2011. But counterterrorism officials warn that the group's threat remains potent.
The Sunday Times says Edward Snowden's files are in the hands of Russian and Chinese officials. The former NSA contractor's defenders say they couldn't be. Neither side is convincing.
Mokhtar Belmokhtar, an Algerian militant known as 'The Uncatchable,' had been supposedly killed several times before. Libyan officials said the US airstrike over this weekend had killed him.
Save the Children has been in Pakistan for more than three decades and is the largest aid organization there. The government has accused it of a role in the US bid to find Osama bin Laden.
The group's claims that it wouldn't treat religious minorities in Syria savagely if it comes to power aren't holding up in reality.