UN: Over 10,000 Islamic State fighters active in Iraq, Syria

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — More than 10,000 Islamic State fighters are estimated to remain active in Iraq and Syria two years after the militant group’s defeat, and their attacks have significantly increas...

Taiwan terror suspect indicted on gun charges

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan prosecutors on Monday (Aug. 24) announced that they have indicted Taiwanese terror suspect An Tso “Edward” Sun (孫安佐) for the illegal manufacture of a fi...

Hong Kong delegate hoping for stability with security law

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s sole delegate to China’s top legislative body said Monday that many Hong Kong residents support a new national security law being imposed by Beijing in the hopes that it w...

Criminals quick to exploit COVID-19 crisis in Europe

BRUSSELS (AP) — Individuals and criminal organizations have taken immediate advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to find new ways of making money, the European Union’s law enforcement agency said Thursd...

25 years after Oklahoma City bombing, anxiety remains high

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — In the 25 years since a truck bomb ripped through a federal building in downtown Oklahoma City and killed 168 people, the United States has suffered through foreign wars, a rise i...

New Freeform drama 'Motherland' is bewitched by witches

NEW YORK (AP) — Anyone tuning into the new TV series “Motherland: Fort Salem” will find a few changes in the America depicted. For one thing, women are in charge of the military. For another, they're ...

Dutch terror trial starting for deadly Utrecht tram shooting

UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — The gunman in last year's attack in the Dutch city of Utrecht walked calmly into and around a tram, shooting at passengers from close range while shouting “Allahu akbar,” o...

Turkish soldiers killed in Syria amid threats of escalation

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Two Turkish soldiers were killed Thursday in an airstrike in northwestern Syria, Turkey said, after an attack by Ankara-backed opposition forces that targeted Syrian government t...

Foreign domestic helpers being radicalized by IS

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict (IPAC), an Indonesian think-tank, says the terrorist organization Islamic State (IS) is recruiting Indonesian domestic helper...

Armed man at Walmart pleads guilty to reduced charge

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A man who caused panic at a Missouri Walmart when he walked inside wearing body armor and carrying loaded weapons in what he described as an effort to test his Second Amendment...

Turkey says it is acting in self-defense in Syria

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Turkey has justified its ongoing invasion of northeast Syria to the United Nations by saying it's exercising its right to self-defense under the U.N. Charter, according...

Turkey says it is acting in self-defense in Syria

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Turkey has justified its ongoing invasion of northeast Syria to the United Nations by saying it's exercising its right to self-defense under the U.N. Charter, according to a lett...

UN chief: World faces 'unprecedented threat' from terrorism

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Wednesday that the world is facing "an unprecedented threat from intolerance, violent extremism and terrorism" that affects every countr...

Misbah says top Sri Lanka players should not have pulled out

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq says Sri Lanka's top players should have come for the limited-overs series in Pakistan after being assured of head-of-st...

Pakistan captain Sarfaraz still counting on Sri Lanka coming

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed is still counting on Sri Lanka turning up for a limited-overs series this month despite alleged terrorist threats. Sri Lanka Cricket ...