Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Tuesday said his government had dispatched dossiers to the United States for the extradition of US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen over his alleged links to Friday's attempted coup.Full Story
Authorities in Louisiana -- already rocked by the deadly police shooting of an African American man -- said Tuesday they have arrested three black youths for stealing guns they planned to use to kill officers.
Police responded around 2:00 am (0700 GMT) on Saturday as the suspects were trying to steal weapons from a pawn shop, and surveillance video showed the trio breaking in through the roof, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.Full Story
A US inmate at a Michigan courthouse shot and killed two court officers and wounded a sheriff's deputy Monday during a struggle to escape before responding officers returned fire and killed him, officials said.
The sheriff's deputy and a civilian, who was shot in the arm at the Berrien County Courthouse, were taken to a hospital where they are in stable condition, Sheriff Paul Bailey said.Full Story
The Pentagon on Friday rejected a Russian proposal to launch joint air strikes against jihadists from next week in Syria, where they have been conducting separate bombing campaigns.
"We do not collaborate or coordinate with the Russians on any operations in Syria," Pentagon spokesman Navy Captain Jeff Davis told reporters, explaining that Washington and Moscow have separate military objectives.Full Story
Iran's supreme leader and president accused the United States of hostility and bad faith Wednesday saying the implementation of its nuclear deal with world powers was not being honored.
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei echoed other officials in Tehran who allege that Washington is creating hurdles for European financial institutions, more than three months after the agreement came into force.Full Story
Cuba's Fidel Castro signaled continued resistance to rapprochement between Washington and Havana, writing in an opinion piece on Monday that his country "has no need of gifts" from the United States.
The former president, 89, remained out of sight during last week's historic visit to the communist island by U.S. President Barack Obama which aimed to cement normalization.Full Story
China's defenses in the South China Sea are "absolutely necessary", Beijing said Thursday, as it accused the U.S. of militarizing the region.
The defense ministry spoke out as tensions rose between the two powers over reports that Beijing has deployed surface-to-air missiles, fighter jets, and radar installations in the contested region.Full Story
The Pentagon on Friday released a small portion of photographs showing injuries suffered by detainees allegedly at the hands of U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan over a decade ago.
Many of the 198 carefully vetted images are close-ups showing cuts, bruises, swollen joints and relatively small wounds.Full Story
The implementation of the Iran nuclear deal marked a major step forward in Washington's cautious rapprochement with Iran, but will further strain ties with Saudi Arabia.
While President Barack Obama's government insists its goal was simply to halt the spread of atomic weapons, experts detect an effort to bring a new balance to its Middle East relationships.Full Story
With Saturday's formal implementation of the Iran nuclear deal, the United States lifted it economic sanctions imposed to dissuade Tehran from building a bomb.
Other, separate sanctions designed to punish Iran's alleged sponsorship of foreign militant groups and its ballistic missile program will remain.Full Story