war & conflict
By VICE News
Afghan security forces launched a counterattack after the militants killed and abducted civilians in a province near the border with Pakistan.
After nearly five weeks of fighting, Iraqi forces recaptured the last district held by Islamic State militants in the city of Fallujah.
By VICE News
Security forces eventually hunted down the attackers, putting an end to an hours-long standoff that started when a car bomb detonated outside the hotel's front gate.
By Lucian Kim
We embedded with US troops on a mission to show that the American cavalry is still capable of galloping to the rescue if Russia attacks Eastern Europe's tiny Baltic republics.
Three US citizens were either charged with or convicted of attempting to join the militant group on Tuesday.
By VICE News
The bystander was shot as Israeli troops chased after Palestinian assailants responsible for a petrol bomb and stone attack on a highway between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem that injured civilians.
By Adam Hamze
An estimated 65.3 million people have been forced to flee their homes due to violence and conflict, according to a new report by the UN's refugee agency.
A separate bombing killed another eight people in a market, highlighting the challenges faced by the government in Kabul and its Western backers as Washington considers whether to delay plans to cut the number of its troops in Afghanistan.
Iraqi government-run camps struggled on Sunday to shelter people fleeing Fallujah, as the military battled Islamic State militants in the city's northern districts.
Turkey, a major sponsor of groups fighting to topple Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, has closed its borders to Syrian refugees.
By John Dyer
The European Union has been a unifying force that transcends the bitter divisions between Catholics and Protestants that have long bedeviled Northern Ireland — that ends under if Britain leaves the European Union.
On May 2, the government of the small African country signed a Defense Cooperation Agreement with the United States, the first such pact in a decade with an African nation.
Rebels have said in the past that their attacks on the Kurdish-held Sheikh Massoud neighborhood were in response to attempts by Kurdish militiamen to cut the only road into rebel-held Aleppo.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday he accepted the United States was probably still the world's sole superpower and he was ready to work with whoever won the presidency, but didn't want to be told how to live by Americans.
The advance comes four weeks into a US-backed offensive to recapture Fallujah from the militant group.
The militant group's terrorism capability and global reach were not diminished, despite gains against it on the battlefield, he said at a rare public hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee.
By Justin Ling
The hacker shared the personal information of thousands of Americans with the Islamic State, who added them to a 'kill list.'
The accusations were made in a UN report, based on interviews with dozens of survivors, saying that the Islamist militants had been seeking to destroy the Yazidi population through killings, sexual slavery, and other crimes.