Sri Lanka’s ruling party was set for a purge on Saturday after a senior minister declared he was challenging President Mahinda Rajapakse in snap elections called for January.
The global average temperatures for October as well as the January-to-October period were both the highest on record since record keeping began in 1880.
Mexico, Central America praise the fix; Republicans vow to fight ‘illegal’ plan; Arizona sheriff sues Obama
At least 45 people were killed in a suspected Boko Haram attack in northeast Nigeria, officials and witnesses said on Thursday, in the latest violence to hit the restive region.
Israel’s Shin Bet domestic security service said Thursday that security forces had caught a Hamas group in the West
Bank planning to assassinate hawkish foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman.
Jihadis launch surprise attack on capital of Anbar province from all four directions
China is building a massive island in the South China Sea that could host an airfield in an area where Beijing is locked in bitter territorial disputes with neighbouring states, a US military spokesma
Mr Obama urged Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform as he used his weekly address on Saturday to again defend his unilateral action shielding millions of undocumented immigrants from depo
Troops to fight in Afghanistan for another year, but civilian aides against risking American lives