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    IS attacks leave 30 dead in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 01:04am on January 15, 2017

    Islamic State group launched a ferocious assault Saturday on a city in eastern Syria, leaving more than 30 jihadists and regime fighters dead, a monitoring group said...

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    Trump says he may scrap Russia sanctions

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:50am on January 15, 2017

    President-elect Donald Trump has hinted that he may lift sanctions on Russia and won’t stand by the ‘One China’ policy unless Beijing improves its currency and trade practices...

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    19 dead in multiple-vehicle collision in Ecuador

    Associated Press | Updated at 09:05pm on January 14, 2017

    Authorities say at least 19 people have been killed and more than a dozen injured when a long distance passenger bus collided with an off-duty school bus along a highway in Ecuador...

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    Islamic State attacks Syria's Deir al-Zor city, dozens dead

    Reuters | Updated at 08:35pm on January 14, 2017

    Islamic State militants launched their biggest attack in months on government-held areas of the Syrian city of Deir al-Zor on Saturday, leaving dozens of dead, a war monitor said...

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    Palestinian president Abbas says US embassy move would hurt peace

    Reuters | Updated at 06:35pm on January 14, 2017

    Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas said on Saturday that if US president-elect Donald Trump goes through with plans to transfer Washington's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem it will hurt the peace process...

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    Stolen baby found alive in South Carolina 18 years on

    BBC | Updated at 12:57pm on January 14, 2017

    A girl stolen as a newborn from a hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, has been found alive in South Carolina after more than 18 years, police say...

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    Trump 'willing to work with Russia and China'

    BBC | Updated at 11:53am on January 14, 2017

    US president-elect Donald Trump says he is willing to work with Russia and China, providing they cooperate...

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    Top Trump aide in frequent contact with Russia's ambassador

    BBC | Updated at 09:29am on January 14, 2017

    President-elect Donald Trump's national security adviser and Russia's ambassador to the US have been in frequent contact in recent weeks...

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    Suicide bombers kill at least six in northeast Nigeria

    Reuters | Updated at 09:26am on January 14, 2017

    Suicide bombers killed at least six people and injured 14 in a crowded market in the northeastern Nigerian town of Madagali...

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    US house votes to begin repealing Obamacare

    Reuters | Updated at 09:17am on January 14, 2017

    US house Republicans on Friday won passage of a measure starting the process of dismantling Obamacare, despite concerns about not having a ready replacement...