Aug 23, 2014 — Bardarbunga, a volcano in the center of the island nation, has experienced a sub-glacial eruption and could begin sending steam and ash skyward if it melts through the ice, scientists warn.
Aug 23, 2014 — The United Nations special representative in Iraq describes the situation in Amerli, besieged by Islamic State militants, as one of "unspeakable suffering."
Aug 23, 2014 — Pentagon officials have identified the Chinese jet that made a "dangerous intercept" of a U.S. Navy maritime patrol aircraft as an Su-27.
Aug 23, 2014 — Kiev and Moscow confirm that the convoy, which crossed the border into rebel-held territory on Friday without permission, is exiting Ukrainian territory.
Aug 22, 2014 — The attack, which killed more than 60 worshippers at Friday prayers, is the latest sectarian violence to rock the deeply divided country.
Aug 22, 2014 — Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes said the beheading of American journalist James Foley is tantamount to an act of terror against the U.S.
Aug 22, 2014 — Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby said the Chinese warplane made several close passes by an American P-8 Poseidon, doing a barrel roll and flying wingtip to wingtip in an "aggressive" manner.
Aug 22, 2014 — The government hopes to clamp down on rampant cross-border smuggling of government-subsidized staples that has caused shortages on the country's store shelves.
Aug 22, 2014 — One day after an Israeli airstrike killed three of its senior military leaders, Hamas says it has killed more than a dozen people it believes were spying for Israel.
Aug 22, 2014 — The white trucks, which Moscow says are carrying only humanitarian aid, have been held up at the border for more than a week over fears they could be a ruse to resupply separatists.