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Hundreds of Syrian Kurds fleeing Islamic State gather on Turkish border

Close to a thousand Syrian Kurds gathered on the border seeking to cross into Turkey on Friday after...

Tropical storm flooding shuts down Philippine capital

Heavy rain in the Philippine capital, Manila, caused flooding in many areas on Friday, shutting schools, government offices and financial markets as a...

Modi says al Qaeda will fail in India

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said al Qaeda will struggle to recruit members in the world's second‑most populous nation and he praised...

Airlines halt flights to Yemen amid fighting

Foreign airlines halted flights to the main international airport in the Sanaa because of heavy fighting between Shiite rebels and Sunni militias in the...

 

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Scotland rejects independence as Cameron promises extra powers

Scotland voted to stay in the U. K. in a referendum on independence, stepping back from a breakup of...

Apple's bigger iPhones debut in Asia, Europe to long lines

Apple Inc.’s stores attracted long lines of shoppers for the debut of the latest iPhones, indicating healthy demand for the bigger‑screen...

European stocks advance to six-year high after Scottish vote

European stocks rallied to a 6 1/2- year high as Scotland voted to reject independence from the U. K. The FTSE 100 Index, the benchmark gauge for...

Alibaba raises $21.8b in record-breaking US IPO

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., the e- commerce company started in 1999 with $60,000 cobbled together by Jack Ma, cemented its status as a symbol of...