ANKARA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday it was “not appropriate” for Iran to join talks on confronting Islamic State militants, as he appeared to play down how fast countries
A jury in Florida returned a split verdict in the case of Michael Dunn, accused of killing an unarmed teenager in a dispute over loud music — a decision that will put the software engineer in prison for
The National Security Agency and its UK counterpart GCHQ have been developing capabilities to take advantage of "leaky" smartphone apps, such as the wildly popular Angry Birds game, that transmit users'
The White House on Thursday disputed the findings of an independent review board that said the National Security Agency's mass data collection program is illegal and should be ended, indicating the administration
As Edward Snowden prepares to defend himself in a worldwide webinar Thursday, the Justice Department is accusing the private contractor that vetted him and thousands of other intelligence workers of bilking
Megalomaniacal despots are not known for their self-deprecating sense of humour. Perhaps they giggle their way through old Three Stooges videos; maybe they chuckle as hapless aides are fed to the crocodiles.
Reuters/Denis Balibouse Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe isn’t overly reassuring about the prospects for avoiding a military confrontation between his country and China. Speaking on the sidelines of
CAIRO -- As Egypt prepares to mark the third anniversary of the uprising that toppled longtime autocratic President Hosni Mubarak, planned remembrances of what seemed a euphoric moment of national unity
In the late 1990s, a particularly strong El Niño oscillation scourged the world with droughts, floods, and disruptions to the food supply. Carrying the energy equivalent of a million Hiroshima bombs, titanic
Street photography is right on your doorstep. The best way to increase your confidence is by stepping outside and giving it a try. If you love people, colour and chaos, you're going to have a great time.
You won't likely want to wear a backless, see-through sequined mini dress 10 years from now, but you will always want to wear a beautifully tailored blazer, whether you are 15 or 50. This answer originally
It was the summer of 2012 and the young Jordanian was working long hours as a teacher at a vocational high school. He had just bought an apartment and a car. He was interested in getting married. But a
The dangerous and difficult task of moving Syria's chemical weapons stockpile from government military bases to the Mediterranean port of Latakia has not yet begun, suggesting a serious delay in the multinational
Rebels demand truce monitors before agreeing on halt to hostilities, with negotiators set to launch peace talks. The UN has called for an immediate ceasefire in South Sudan, after more than three weeks
The high command of the Turkish armed forces has demanded a retrial for dozens of military officers convicted of plotting to topple the government. A statement from the general staff, quoted by Turkish
By Barton Gellman and Barton Gellman Bio Follow Laura Poitras The National Security Agency and the FBI are tapping directly into the central servers of nine leading U.S. Internet companies, extracting
US national security,US politics,Privacy,Telecommunications industry,Telecoms,Verizon Communications,Data protection,Technology,Business,World news,US news,NSA,The NSA files Exclusive: Top secret court