| Sep 5, 2014
| 12:48 PM
President Barack Obama said key NATO allies stood ready to join the United States in military action to defeat Islamic State militants in Iraq as he vowed to 'take out' the leaders of a movement he said was a major threat to the West.
Obama said the...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 9:58 PM
Islamic State militants fighting in Iraq and Syria released a video on Saturday that purported to show the beheading of British aid worker David Haines.
Reuters could not immediately verify the footage. But the images were consistent with that of the...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 6:44 PM
WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) - Washington said countries in the Middle East had offered to join air strikes against Islamic State militants and Australia said it would send troops, but Britain held back even after the group beheaded a British hostage and...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 4:31 AM
Washington said countries in the Middle East had offered to join airstrikes against Islamic State militants and Australia said it would send troops, but Britain held back even after the group beheaded a British hostage and threatened to kill another.
| Sep 21, 2014
| 10:18 AM
On the cobbled streets of Edinburgh on Saturday, the "yes" and "no" campaign offices were dark, the doors locked, the insides strewn with deflated balloons and abandoned leaflets â€” the frozen-in-amber detritus of a once-vibrant struggle now...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 10:35 PM
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry laid out what he called overwhelming evidence of Russian complicity in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 as international horror deepened over the fate of the victims' remains.
Kerry demanded that...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 4:07 PM
U.S. President Barack Obama said on Thursday the Islamist militant siege of Iraq's Mount Sinjar had been broken and most U.S. military personnel sent to assess the situation would be pulled out of Iraq in coming days.
He told reporters he did not...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 11:16 PM
Scotland spurned independence in a historic referendum that threatened to rip the United Kingdom apart, sow financial turmoil and diminish Britain's remaining global clout.
A vote for the 307-year union is a relief for millions of Britons including Prime...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 8:59 PM
With three cases of Ebola diagnosed in the United States but dozens of people being monitored in case they contract the disease, President Barack Obama urged Americans on Saturday not to give in to "hysteria" about the spread of the virus.
| Oct 15, 2014
| 9:14 AM
As revolutions go, Scotland's recent independence referendum was pretty mild stuff. Eligible voters — legal residents of Scotland — were given a simple, straightforward choice: Should Scotland be an independent country, yes or no?
I am a...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 6:08 AM
More than 200 people, many wearing white as a sign of peace, gathered on the campus of Butler University to pray for a humanitarian worker from Indiana held hostage by Islamic State militants.
Abdul-Rahman Kassig, formerly known as Peter Kassig, 26,...