World PESHAWAR, Pakistan — The leader of ISIS in Afghanistan and Pakistan was killed in a U.S. drone strike in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, Afghan officials told NBC News — although U.S. officials
July 8 marked the somber first anniversary of the start of the 2014 summer war in Gaza, when Israel and Palestinian militants battled one another for fifty days. The war resulted in 2,251 Palestinian --
Lebanese army says the unmanned aircraft came down in the sea, the second such incident in weeks. An Israeli drone has crashed in the northern Lebanese port city of Tripoli, a Lebanese military source
Palestine activists will highlight the BBC’s pro-Israel bias in an annual protest against the occupation of Jerusalem, which coincides with the first anniversary of the Gaza War. Activists marched from
What the Internet is doing to our brains "Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave?” So the supercomputer HAL pleads with the implacable astronaut Dave Bowman in a famous and weirdly
Murder and violent crime rates have risen in multiple US cities since the beginning of 2015, after falling for two decades. Some have put this down to a so-called Ferguson effect, referring to the protests
Employees chant ‘We work, we sweat, put $15 in our cheque’ in biggest protest by low-wage workers as board faces angry shareholders inside closed meetings McDonald’s new chief executive said he was “proud”
(Reuters/Larry Downing) After getting pummeled on Iraq, Jeb Bush is trying to lie his way out of trouble and rewrite how the war ended May 21, 2015 11:59am (UTC) Jeb Bush would like you to know that everything
One of ten brilliant innovations from our 2015 Invention Awards 2015 Invention Award Winner Category: Automotive Inventor: Daniel Kim Company: Lit Motors Invention: C-1 Development Cost To Date: $3.5 Maturity:
Residues from consumer products may stop sea life from developing normally. Tiny particles used in sunscreens and other consumer products may harm marine creatures by disabling the defense mechanisms protect
Alarmed about the growing threat from Islamic State, the Obama administration has dramatically stepped up warnings of potential terrorist attacks on American soil after several years of relative calm.
World / Source: Reuters Airstrikes by Saudi-led forces hit Houthi rebel positions in the southern Yemeni city of Aden, residents said Monday, after a five-day humanitarian truce expired. Bombings struck
Iraqi defence ministry says reinforcements on the way after Islamic State claims full control over Ramadi Iraqi militias have begun mobilising towards the predominantly Sunni Anbar province in a belated
People who wear and design prosthetics are rethinking the form of our species. When Elizabeth Wright smacks her right leg on a table, she says “ow.” That’s only interesting if you know one more thing:
Magazine As the once-vilified drug becomes more accepted, researchers around the world are trying to understand how it works and how it might fight disease. There’s nothing new about cannabis, of course.
Seoul, South Korea (CNN) — North Korea has publicly executed the country's defense minister after the regime accused him of treason, according to reports from South Korea on Tuesday. Hyon Yong Chol was
Spokesman for US Pacific Command confirms ‘there has been no sighting’ as aerial search for UH-1Y ‘Huey’ helicopter is suspended for night A second day of searching through the thick forests and the rocky,
Burundi's capital was quiet Wednesday night after a tumultuous day in which thousands of people celebrated an attempted coup against President Pierre Nkurunziza, who was in neighboring Tanzania for a meeting
BAGHDAD — The Iraqi government Wednesday said that the second in command of the Islamic State had been killed in an air strike carried out by the U.S.-led coalition in northern Iraq, a claim that U.S.
Washington (CNN) — President Barack Obama is poised to get the Senate's support for his free trade initiative after all. A day after suffering an embarrassing setback when Obama's own party rebuked him
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill on Wednesday that would end spy agencies’ bulk collection of Americans’ telephone data, setting up a potential showdown with the
Brandon Bostian receives messages of support from friends and colleages after crash that killed seven people on Tuesday night The engineer at the controls of the train that derailed in Philadelphia killing