CAIRO (AP) -- As U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sought Egyptian support on Saturday for an international coalition to combat jihadi groups, Egypt pressed for broader international efforts to fight militants in its troubled neighbor, Libya....
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) -- On the south side of Glasgow, in the heartland of Scotland's Asian community, support for independence from the United Kingdom is strong as Thursday's referendum nears....
REDIPUGLIA, Italy (AP) -- Pope Francis urged the world Saturday to shed its apathy in the face of what he characterizes as a third world war, intoning `'war is madness" at the foot of a grandiose monument to soldiers killed in World War I....
BRITAL, Lebanon (AP) -- Syrian refugee Ibrahim Abbas Ali and his family awoke in the middle of the night to the sound of gunfire outside their tent in Lebanon, and for a second time they raced off into the fields, fleeing a war that now seems to have followed them across the border....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- While the Islamic State group is getting the most attention now, another band of extremists in Syria - a mix of hardened jihadis from Afghanistan, Yemen, Syria and Europe - poses a more direct and imminent threat to the United States, working with Yemeni bomb-makers to target U.S. aviation, American officials say....
BEIRUT (AP) -- Islamic State extremists released a video showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines, who was abducted in Syria last year, and British Prime Minister David Cameron late Saturday condemned his slaying as "an act of pure evil."...
DUBLIN (AP) -- Much like the Ulster weather, Ian Paisley could offer beaming sunshine one minute, stinging hailstones the next....
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Even as it discouraged Iran from joining diplomatic talks on how to defeat the Islamic State militant group, the United States could not outline Friday what other nations have volunteered to contribute to a worldwide effort against the insurgency that has overtaken a third of Iraq and Syria and threatens to upend the Mideast....