ISTANBUL/NIZHNY TAGIL, Russia - Russia sent an advanced missile system to Syria and pledged its air force would keep flying missions near Turkish air space, sounding a defiant note after Turkey shot down a Russian fighter jet.
WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department has provided specific suggestions to governments in Europe and elsewhere on how to strengthen counterterrorism laws in order to arrest would-be foreign fighters before they join groups like Islamic State, according to a policy paper reviewed by Reuters.
CHICAGO The white Chicago policeman charged with murdering a black teenager he shot 16 times spent his first full day in custody on Wednesday in a jail hospital ward, as calm prevailed in a city braced for civil unrest over new video footage of the slaying. | Video
NAIROBI Pope Francis said on Thursday in Kenya, which has seen a spate of attacks by Islamist militants, that dialogue between religions in Africa was essential to teach young people that violence in God's name was unjustified.
RIO DE JANEIRO Mud from a dam that burst at an iron ore mine in Brazil earlier this month, killing 12 people and polluting an important river, is toxic, the United Nations' human rights agency said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is boosting the size of his campaign staff and increasing state budgets in his challenge against the frontrunner for the party's nomination, Hillary Clinton.
The Greek shipping industry has long argued it is so important to the economy it deserves tax breaks. But if Greece measured shipping the way other countries do, the industry would be much smaller. Former Greek Finance Minister Giorgos Papakonstantinou says it's cause for concern. Tom Bergin reports.