Sweden's Baltic Sea island of Gotland is once again home to a permanent military presence.
The wife of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has visited Pearl Harbor, bombed by Japanese planes nearly 75 years ago.
Russian warplanes on Tuesday flew a bombing run from an Iranian airstrip against jihadist groups in war-torn Syria.
Turkish President Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin hold their first meeting after Ankara's downing of a Russian warplane.
Not all jihadists are psychopaths, and not all psychopaths turn violent.
With a spoon and spatula in hand an Iraqi refugee lifts the lid on a large pot filled with goulash and potatoes as he begins his shift.
Militants inspired by the Islamic State group's ideology are seeking to benefit from the desperation of young Palestinians to strengthen their foothold in the Gaza Strip.
In a move which could lead to continental price wars and reduce Russian market domination, the first shipment of US natural gas to the European Union arrived.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk intends to introduce a ban on oil product imports from Russia.
Prime Minister Manuel Valls said extreme forms of Islam were winning the propaganda war for hearts and minds.
Six children have been killed or maimed daily in Yemen since Saudi-led air strikes began a year ago, the UN said Tuesday, warning the conflict was taking a horrifying toll on the country's youth.
Russia has begun to withdraw military equipment from Syria, the defence ministry said Tuesday.
Iran fired two more long-range ballistic missiles on Wednesday as it continued military tests in defiance of US sanctions and fresh warnings from Washington.
The Israeli army is to return West Bank land it requisitioned nearly 40 years ago to its Palestinian owners.
EU president Donald Tusk defended the use of barbed-wire fences against migrants.
Syria's brutal five-year war has turned increasingly messy tangle of internal and external players with their own multi-faceted agendas.
Moscow warned Washington that deployment of a US missile defence system to South Korea could spark an arms race in the region.
Saudi authorities have arrested nine American citizens and one Kazakhstani among 33 'terror' suspects.
Kazakhstan denounced North Korea’s test of hydrogen bomb and violation of UN Security Council’s nonproliferation resolutions.
North Korea said it had successfully tested a miniature hydrogen bomb. If confirmed, this would place it among a small group of countries with such dangerous weapons.