Ruth Pollard The family procession from hospital to morgue is achingly frequent as Operation Protective Edge moves into its fourth week.
Tom Miles 'If the situation continues to deteriorate, the consequences can be catastrophic,' World Health Organisation chief says.
SOMINI SENGUPTA In the midst of Israel's battle with militants in Gaza during the past three weeks, skirmishes opened on a second front in recent days.
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.
Ruth Pollard The brittle ceasefire between Israel and Hamas collapsed just four hours after it began, forcing Palestinians who had returned to their devastated homes to flee again as the sound of tank fire...
Missy Ryan The semi-autonomous Kurdish region in northern Iraq is pressing the Obama administration for sophisticated weapons it says Kurdish fighters need to push back Islamist militants threatening their...
West Africa's Ebola-hit nations have imposed stringent new rules to tackle the world's worst-ever outbreak of the virus.
Ruth Pollard After 25 days of bloodshed in which more than 1442 Palestinians and 64 Israelis have died, a temporary, 72-hour ceasefire came into force on Friday morning following a night of intensive bombardment...
Nidal al-Mughrabi Israel and Palestinian militant groups in Gaza have agreed to a three-day humanitarian truce, nd negotiators from both sides will travel to Cairo to enter talks.
The internet's regulatory authority says country-specific web domains cannot be seized in court proceedings as it sought to quash an effort to recover assets in terrorism-related lawsuits.
Ken Dilanian The White House has accidentally emailed a memo about a Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after the September 11, 2001 attacks on New York and Washington attacks to an...
Spain says it is pulling its ambassador and embassy staff out of Libya temporarily as clashes among rival militia push the North African country further into chaos.
Jonathan S. Landay and Ali Watkins CIA admits chairwoman Dianne Feinstein was right - they improperly accessed her staff's computers to see a report on the agency's use of interrogation methods during the Bush administration.
Death toll from the worst-ever outbreak of the virus hits 729 in West Africa.
Carol J. Williams NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is too young to spend his life dodging extradition in remote foreign locales, Germany's justice minister said Tuesday in advising the fugitive to return to the United...
Umaru Fofana and Adam Bailes The doctor leading Sierra Leone's fight against the worst Ebola outbreak on record died from the virus on Tuesday, the country's chief medical officer said.
The United Nations agency that looks after Palestinian refugees has said it found a cache of rockets at one of its schools in the Gaza Strip and deplored those who had put them there.
Aziz El Yaakoubi Rival militias fighting for control of Tripoli airport agreed on Wednesday to a temporary ceasefire to allow firefighters to try to control a huge blaze at a fuel depot hit by a rocket.
Saliou Samb At least 34 people, including several children, were killed in a stampede at a beachside rap concert celebrating the end of Ramadan in Guinea's capital Conakry.