Friday, Aug 22, 2014
August 22, 20143:56 pm

Defence Sec. Chuck Hagel said that "ISIL is as sophisticated and well-funded as any group that we have seen".

August 22, 20141:36 pm

By paying ransoms, govts in the Mideast and Europe have become some of the biggest financiers of terror groups.

August 22, 201412:56 pm

US has appealed all the sides to resolve the crisis through peaceful negotiations.

August 22, 201412:21 pm

Dr Afia Siddiqqi was jailed by a US court for 86 years. She was arrested in Afghanistan in 2008.

August 22, 201410:57 am

Dr. Kent Brantly called Thursday a "miraculous day.''

August 22, 201410:22 am

Recently, Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti Sheik Abdulaziz Al al-Sheik has described ISIS as "enemy number one of Islam".

August 21, 201412:35 pm

As U.S. air strikes gather momentum, so too have Islamic State threats against the United States.

August 21, 201410:57 am

The Obama administration did not rule out the prospect of a military operation in Syria.

August 20, 20142:04 pm

An estimated 1.2 million Iraqis have been displaced so far in 2014, including some 600,000 people uprooted.

August 19, 20149:25 pm

Four officers were injured by rocks or bottles.

August 19, 20143:52 pm

On August 9, 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot dead in broad daylight on a residential street.

August 19, 20141:24 pm

India cancelled talks, raising objections to consultations held with separatist Hurriyat leaders by Pakistan.

August 19, 201410:12 am

The Secretary-General hopes local and federal investigations will "shed full light on the killing and that justice will be done."

August 18, 20146:32 pm

The protests have been going on since Brown's death heightened racial tensions between the predominantly black community and the mostly white Ferguson Police Department.

August 18, 20142:12 pm

The daughters essentially are trading places, and the vacation is boiling down to Obama getting about a week with each one.

August 18, 201411:25 am

Some of the youths carried signs protesting police brutality, TV images showed.

August 17, 20144:52 pm

Governor Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency and announced a 5-hour curfew after a week of racially charged protests.

August 16, 20146:45 pm

Police and about 200 protesters clashed in Ferguson, Missouri after another tense day in the St. Louis suburb.

August 15, 20148:58 pm

The price offered on Thursday by the bidder surpassed the bid for 1954 Mercedes Benz W196 race car in 2013.

August 15, 201412:32 am

Thousands of families from the Yazidi minority community were trapped on the mountains without food and water.

August 14, 201410:55 am

US assessed that there are 'far fewer' members of the Yazidis minority group and are in better condition than previously believed.

August 13, 20141:59 pm

Authorities closed roads around the capital in case of more landslides, and also shut the Quito airport.

August 13, 20141:53 pm

United States stressed its readiness to fully support a new and inclusive government in Iraq's fight against the ISIL.

August 12, 20143:36 pm

One Ohio airport is experimenting with a new, gentler way to avoid bird strikes: planting tall prairie grass.

August 12, 20141:01 pm

We are urging him to form a new cabinet as swiftly as possible: US Secretary of State John Kerry.

August 12, 20149:34 am

American fighter aircraft struck and destroyed an ISIL checkpoint southwest of Mt Sinjar.

August 11, 20149:35 pm

The killing drew criticism from some civil rights leaders, who referred to the 2012 racially charged shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

August 11, 20143:33 pm

US Secretary John Kerry urged the people of Iraq to remain calm amid the political and military upheaval.

August 11, 201412:08 pm

The latest ceasefire began at 12:01 am local time on Monday.

August 11, 201410:26 am

Psaki said the U.S. rejects any effort to use coercion or manipulation in the process of choosing a new Iraqi leader.

August 10, 20147:09 pm

US boy fights off nine-foot-long alligator by grabbing its jaws to free himself.

August 9, 20147:02 pm

US officials with Kerry said he would be urging the Chinese and others to take voluntary steps to ease the mounting discord.

August 9, 20144:58 pm

Obama justifies his decision to carry out targeted airstrikes in Iraq to prevent 'massacre of innocent people'.

August 9, 201412:10 pm

Obama said the US may eventually do more to help Iraq repel the militant group, which seeks to control its own state.

August 9, 201410:26 am

The presence of several foreign and indigenous terrorist groups poses a danger to US citizens throughout Pakistan.

August 6, 20141:30 pm

The blood of Africa runs through our family, Obama said amidst applause.


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