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Last US and UK military bases in Afghanistan handed over

CAMP LEATHERNECK Afghanistan (Reuters) - The last U. S. Marines unit and final British combat troops in Afghanistan officially ended their operations on...

Iraqi forces, Kurds, gain ground against Islamic State

Iraqi security forces made significant gains against Islamic State in a strategic area near Baghdad on Saturday and Kurdish fighters retook a northern town...

Twisted perceptions: Kama-Sutra 'not a dirty little book'

In the West, India's Kama Sutra most often evokes an exotic bible of sexual positions regularly consulted for blush‑inducing tips in glossy...

Syria regime air strikes kill 11 children: monitor

Syrian government air strikes on two rebel‑held areas of the central province of Homs killed at least 25 civilians, 11 of them children, a monitoring...

 

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Twenty-five lenders said set to fail European Central Bank's health-check

Twenty‑five banks are set to fail the European Central Bank’s Comprehensive Assessment...

Merkel changes tone as she hints at Euro-area investment needs

German Chancellor Angela Merkel indicated she is ready to make a grand bargain with France and Italy by...

Brazilians vote for President as polls show divided electorate

Brazilians vote today in a national election that pits President Dilma Rousseff, who says she wants to...

Obama seeks to reassure public in second weekly address on Ebola

President Barack Obama sought to reassure Americans about the threat posed by Ebola after the virus...