Timothy Williams and Michael S. Schmidt An Oklahoma man was charged on Tuesday with first-degree murder in the beheading of a co-worker, but federal officials said they had found no links that tie the man to terrorist organisations.
Hannah Graham case: Suspect's arrest provides lead in 2009 death of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington
T. Rees Shapiro, Mary Pat Flaherty and Justin Jouvenal Virginia State Police investigators said Monday that the arrest of Jesse L. "LJ" Matthew Jr., who allegedly abducted missing U-Va.
Peter Baker and Eric Scmitt The question of how officials failed to anticipate the rise of the Islamic State resonates inside and outside the Obama administration.
Jared Ferrie Myanmar has confirmed to the United Nations it is finalising a plan that will offer minority Rohingya Muslims citizenship if they change their ethnicity to suggest Bangladeshi origin, a move rights...
Marc Bastian With its collapsed health service, sick and poorly equipped security forces and broken economy, Ebola-hit Liberia finds itself on the brink of complete societal breakdown, experts warn.
Mohannad Sabry, Jonathan Landay CAIRO: Egyptian authorities have raided the offices of 17 domestic and international human rights and democracy organisations, in a sharp intensification of the military's crackdown that recalled the...
Louise Hall NITSANA DARSHAN-LEITNER has dedicated her life to fighting terrorism her way: using courts around the world to bankrupt terrorist organisations and disrupt the flow of funds from rogue states.
Sarah Knapton Half of the world's wild animals have been lost in the past 40 years because of habitat destruction, hunting and deforestation, according to a report by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).
Harriet McLeod Australian resident Dorothy Lee Barnett has pleaded not guilty in a US court to charges of parental kidnapping and falsifying passports 20 years ago.
Lindsay Murdoch The UN has no plans to boost its presence in Cambodia despite the Abbott government's claim it is working "closely" with the agency in a controversial plan to resettle refugees there.
David Lerman and Phil Mattingly President Barack Obama said US intelligence officials failed to appreciate the gains made by Islamic State extremists in Syria during the last few years of that country's civil war.
Michael Bachelard Gay sex and sex outside marriage in the Indonesian province of Aceh will be punishable by 100 lashes of the cane under new laws passed by the local parliament.
Dave Tacon Mongolia was once a land of nomads but a cache of lucrative minerals lies beneath its steppes. Dave Tacon reports on a nation in flux.
Michael Bachelard People smugglers have cheated many asylum seekers of their money in these tough times for refugees, but Haneef Hussein is one of the few who has tried to get his money back.
Zachary R. Dowdy Israel must withdraw from Palestinian lands, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has exhorted at the UN General Assembly.
Lindsay Murdoch A coalition of 21 organisations working to promote human rights in Cambodia described Australia's refugee deal as a cynical attempt to place refugees who had already suffered persecution in their...
The man was stabbing another worker when he was shot by the company's chief operating officer.
Philip Wen “They don’t have this where you’re from do they?” a school supervisor says wryly. “It’s as though its wartime.”
Paul McGeough US aircraft dropped their loads on the little known Khorasan terrorist group on Tuesday and officials are `still assessing' the impact.
ADAM NOSSITER Acknowledging that the Ebola epidemic sweeping Sierra Leone is worsening, local officials put hundreds of thousands more citizens under quarantine on Thursday, sealing off more than a quarter of the...