Four gunmen and two guards were killed in an apparent challenge to attempts to revive a dialog between the nuclear-armed neighbors.
China is building its second aircraft carrier, this time entirely with domestic technology, its Defense Ministry said Thursday.
Syrian troops fought their way into a rebel-held town in Deraa on Wednesday in an assault apparently supported by Russian aerial bombing
Islamic State has issued a detailed ruling on when "owners" of women enslaved by the extremist group can have sex with them.
The British couple were convicted after the husband sent out tweets asking for advice on which targets he should hit.
A US-led coalition has killed 10 Islamic State leaders in the past month with targeted air strikes, a spokesman said Tuesday.
Belgian police arrested two people suspected of plotting an attack in Brussels on New Year's Eve, federal prosecutors said.
Iraq still has to clear improvised explosive devices left by militants around the city, and the threat from ISIS remains, explains Sim Tack, director of analytical support and military analyst at Stratfor.
Iraq's counter-terrorism forces have raised the Iraqi flag in Ramadi a day after the army declared victory over Islamic State fighters there.
China passed a new anti-terrorism law that requires tech firms to hand over sensitive information to the government and allows the military to venture overseas on counter-terror operations.
India's Modi made a surprise stop in Pakistan to meet counterpart Nawaz Sharif, the first visit from an Indian premier to Pakistan in over a decade.
The ruling says taking organs from a living captive to save a Muslim's life, even if it is fatal for the captive, is permissible.
Syria is ready to take part in peace talks and hopes that the dialogue will help it form a national unity government, the foreign minister said on Thursday.
Amnesty says Russian air strikes in Syria may amount to war crimes after gathering reports on hundreds of civilians killed, the Financial Times reports.
This government claims 99% of its people are happy with it. Hint: It's not North Korea.
Saudi air defense systems intercepted a ballistic missile fired from Yemen.
An 'unprecedented' number of people arrived in Europe this year by sea and land.
Saudi air defense systems shot down a missile fired from Yemen, which the Yemeni army said it had aimed at oil installations in the south.
Low oil prices will only do limited damage to ISIS, whose revenue sources are too diverse to be crippled by oil's slide, experts say.
The terrorist group is also vulnerable to the region's deep-seated corruption.