Category: World News

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Homeland Security ramps up security of federal buildings

Security in federal buildings nationwide are heightened as a precaution against possible terrorist attack, the Department of Homeland Security said Tu...
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U.S., U.K. troops turn over bases to Afghans

The last U.S. and British troops in Afghanistan turned over their camps to the Afghan military on Sunday to mark the end of their operation and return...
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Ebola outbreak wipes away recent advances in West Africa

The current Ebola crisis needs 19,000 thousand doctors and nurses, but according to the United Nations, the international community has to send more t...
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Canada mourns slain war memorial guard

Canada's leader and lawmakers on Thursday paid tribute to the soldier killed in a shooting rampage in Parliament Hill the day before and honored the p...
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Gunman kills soldier at Canada war memorial, attacks parliament

A gunman shot dead a soldier guarding a war memorial in downtown Ottawa and then attacked the parliament complex nearby before being shot dead by a se...
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North Korea frees American tourist Jeffrey Fowle

North Korea freed American tourist Jeffrey Fowle on Tuesday and the Department of Defense sent a plane to pick him up and fly him to Guam.
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Battle for Kobane kills 70 jihadists

Fierce fighting between forces of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and Kurds backed by U.S. planes and Iraqi troops in the town of Kobane, Syria to...
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U.S. troops injured by Iraq chemical weapons denied treatment, incidents kept secret

At least 17 U.S. soldiers and an undetermined number of Iraqi troops were injured by toxic agents while destroying or encountering Iraq's old chemical...
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U.S. airstrikes slow ISIS advance on Kobane

Some 21 airstrikes on Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) positions around Kobane slowed the jihadists' advance to the Syrian town near the border ...
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U.S. pledges $212 million in new aid for Gaza reconstruction

The U.S. has pledged to donate $212 million additional assistance for the reconstruction of Gaza during a donor conference held in Cairo, Egypt on Sun...