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White House undergoes holiday lockdown after man jumps fence

27 November 2015, 11:04

White House undergoes Thanksgiving Day lockdown after man draped in American flag jumps fence.

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Turkey releases recording of warnings to Russian plane

27 November 2015, 08:16

Turkey has released audio recordings of what it says are the Turkish military's warnings to the pilot of the Russian plane that was shot down at the border with Syria.

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Security, rain fears as Pope embarks on Kenyan visit

25 November 2015, 15:41

Pope Francis flew to Kenya Wednesday on the first leg of a landmark trip to Africa that is fraught with security fears and faces possible disruption by torrential rain.

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Hollande, Obama talk about Islamic State fight

25 November 2015, 13:43

French President Francois Hollande has arrived in Washington seeking support for his newly declared war on the Islamic State group.

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Hilton hotels hit by cyber attack

25 November 2015, 09:36

US hotel chain Hilton revealed that hackers infected some of its point-of-sale computer systems with malware crafted to steal credit card information.

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Two Russian pilots alive - Turkey

25 November 2015, 06:55

The two pilots who ejected from a Russian war plane downed by Turkey on the Syrian border are believed to be alive and Turkish authorities are seeking to recover them.

Woman feared murdered, buried

24 November 2015, 17:19

Bangladesh police have arrested five men over the suspected murder of a Japanese businesswoman who is believed to have been buried in a graveyard under a false name, an officer said.

ISIS attack on Egyptian hotel kills judge, 3 others

24 November 2015, 17:19

Islamic State group suicide bombers killed four people, including a judge, in an assault Tuesday on a North Sinai hotel hosting judges overseeing Egypt's parliamentary polls, the government and jihadists said.

Russia confirms its jet shot down near Turkish border

24 November 2015, 13:14

Russia confirms its jet downed near Turkish border, Turkey says it ignored warnings.

Turkey shoots down Russian plane

24 November 2015, 11:49

Russia confirms its jet downed near Turkish border, Turkey says it ignored warnings.

Family of Muslim teen seeks $15m over clock incident

24 November 2015, 07:11

Attorneys for the 14-year-old Muslim boy arrested after taking a homemade clock to his Texas school say he was publicly mistreated and are demanding a $15m payout.

Belgian authorities arrest 16 terrorism suspects in Brussels raids

23 November 2015, 17:50

Belgian police have arrested 16 terrorism suspects in a major security sweep across Brussels, as the country's security alert remains at its highest, prosecutors say.

A partial list of victims of the Paris attacks

23 November 2015, 15:40

A partial list of confirmed victims from the Paris attacks.

Cameron to seek parliament's OK to bomb Syria

23 November 2015, 13:47

UK's Cameron will seek parliament's backing for Syria bombing this week.

Rare white rhino dies in US

23 November 2015, 11:51

A northern white rhinoceros - one of just four remaining worldwide -- died Sunday at the San Diego Zoo, officials said.

Shooting at New Orleans playground wounds 16

23 November 2015, 11:51

Hundreds of people were gathered at a New Orleans playground for a music video shoot when two groups in the crowd opened fire on each other, wounding 16 people.

Belgian authorities arrest 16 terrorism suspects in Brussels raids

23 November 2015, 07:11

Belgian police have arrested 16 terrorism suspects in a major security sweep across Brussels, as the country's security alert remains at its highest, prosecutors say.

Turkish Airlines plane diverted to Canada after bomb threat

22 November 2015, 14:07

A Turkish Airlines plane en route from New York to Istanbul has been diverted to Canada because of a bomb threat, police say.

Former S. Korean president Kim Young-Sam dies at 87

22 November 2015, 08:13

Former South Korean president Kim Young-Sam, whose election pulled down the final curtain on more than 30 years of military rule, died on Sunday, hospital officials said. He was 87.

China busts biggest ever 'underground bank': police

21 November 2015, 16:44

Chinese authorities have uncovered an "underground bank" which illegally transferred money overseas in a case valued at $64 billion, said to be the country's largest ever, according to a police statement.

7 believed dead in tourist helicopter crash

21 November 2015, 09:43

All 7 people aboard a tourist helicopter that crashed on New Zealand glacier believed dead.

Recovery just beginning for many of the wounded in Paris

20 November 2015, 15:09

Those in Paris attacks face long, arduous recoveries from physical wounds, mental anguish.

Facebook tries to ease heartache of breakups with new tool

20 November 2015, 13:13

Facebook is trying to ease the heartache of breaking up by introducing a new feature to the social network.

Bangladesh to hang opposition leaders

20 November 2015, 11:41

Two key Bangladesh opposition leaders are set to be hanged within days after losing final appeals to overturn their death sentences, the justice minister said Friday, as authorities completed formalities for their execution.

Discarded cell phone led to Paris attacks ringleader

20 November 2015, 10:07

French investigators tracked down the alleged ringleader of last week's Paris bloodshed after receiving a startling tipoff: The Islamic militant wasn't in Syria but in Europe, plotting yet another attack.

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