BAGHDAD/PARIS - French jets struck a suspected Islamic State target in Iraq for the first time on Friday, expanding a U.S.-led military campaign against militants who have seized a third of the country and also control large parts of neighboring Syria. | Video
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WASHINGTON - U.S. officials hope to prevent two diplomatic challenges with Iran from colliding next week: the Iranian nuclear program and the threat posed by the Islamic State militant group.
WELLINGTON - New Zealand's ruling National party was headed towards a third term in government on Saturday, as general election votes showed the center-right party held 49 percent of the vote with nearly three-quarters of the votes counted.