North Korea's state media praised the knife attack and said it showed anti-US sentiment in South Korea. Ambassador Mark Lippert is recovering after surgery on his face and hand.
Kiev says that rebels have blocked rescue workers from reaching the mine, where dozens are feared dead.
Israel's prime minister warned Congress that the US should not sign any nuclear deal with Iran until the Islamic Republic becomes a very different place.
US officials worry that Iran's major role in the fight against IS in Iraq could fuel Shiite-Sunni tensions and drive more Sunni Arabs into the arms of the jihadis.
Then, as now, an Israeli prime minister came to Washington to lobby Congress against a president's foreign policy. Reagan wasn't happy about it, either.
A look at some specific complaints from Israel on a possible nuclear deal with Iran.
Iraq is attacking Tikrit from the north and south in its largest counteroffensive yet against the Islamic State. But the use of Shiite militias could prove problematic.
Avijit Roy, who wrote about religion, was murdered on a Dhaka street yesterday. Attacks on free expression are an almost daily occurrence in some parts of the world.
There are good reasons to be skeptical about the claims made by supporters of the militant who has now been identified as Mohammed Emwazi.
The law requires imams to preach in German, closes mosques of fewer than 300 people, and bars foreign funding of Muslim organizations. The government says it will give Islam an 'Austrian character,' but many say it is anti-Islam.
Susan Rice, Obama's national security adviser, said Netanyahu's planned speech to Congress on Iran's nuclear program is 'destructive' to the US-Israel relationship.
The Sunni militant group, ISIS, has stepped up its attacks on Christians during fierce fighting in Syria's northeast.
Monitoring groups say militants have kidnapped at least 70 people from Assyrian Christian villages that border territory that IS controls in Iraq. Some speculate IS may be seeking a prisoner swap.
It's a tough job at best, and hard to sustain if the proper conditions don't exist.
While they are taking seriously Al Shabab's video threatening attacks on malls in the US, Canada, and Britain, officials say the group does not have capacity to follow through, and that its threats add little on top of the danger posed by 'lone wolves.'
The right-wing complaint that Obama isn't emphasizing the 'Islamic' part of the 'Islamic State' enough isn't only misguided, it's dangerous.
A newly forged cease-fire all but collapsed as government troops withdrew from the transit hub of Debaltseve in what appears to be another implicit victory for Russia's Vladimir Putin.
The US is at war with the Islamic State. A look at some opinions on how to successfully fight the group, and the risks that come with that.
While the self-described Islamic State's claim that it burned 45 people to death in Iraq yesterday has yet to be confirmed, its obsession with torture and murder continues to rise. And not even a key proponent of global jihad has been able to dissuade them from such gruesome action.
A look at what that means for the US strategy in Iraq, and for Iraq's future.