Sat, 10 Dec 2016 15:54:44 GMTUS Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday called for Russia and the Syrian regime to take steps toward finding a political solution to the conflict in Syria, urging a ceasefire and saying the fall of Aleppo would not mean an end to war.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 22:54:45 GMTCNN's Frederik Pleitgen reports from Aleppo where there is no sign of a pause in the fighting even as efforts to broker a truce are ongoing.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 20:04:20 GMTHundreds of men are allegedly missing after crossing from rebel-held eastern Aleppo in Syria to the government-controlled west, the United Nations said Friday, as it voiced fears for the fate of some 100,000 civilians still trapped in the east.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:05:16 GMTImages of those killed, including small children, following an airstrike in Aleppo, Syria.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 21:20:07 GMTIt's been ravaged by violence for years, and if Aleppo falls now it could mark a turning point in Syria's civil war.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:18:40 GMTFor many, Aleppo evokes images of blood-soaked children, decimated buildings and dust-covered rescue workers.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 09:33:12 GMTSecretary of Defense Ash Carter said Saturday the US would send up to 200 additional US troops to Syria to help train and assist US-backed local forces that are driving towards ISIS' self-declared capital in Raqqa, Syria.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 06:58:38 GMTThe Obama administration has "high confidence" that missing American journalist Austin Tice is alive in Syria, Sen. John Cornyn said Friday.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 13:27:05 GMTWrapped in a blanket and wearing pink sandals, a little girl sobs in fear as she walks down the street, gunfire blasting at the end of the road.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 13:30:49 GMTA cargo train carrying propane-butane derailed and exploded early Saturday in a northeastern Bulgarian village, killing five people and injuring at least 27, the country's Interior Ministry said.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 17:06:25 GMTGambian President Yahya Jammeh on Friday rejected the results of the December 1 election and called for his country to vote again -- a week after initially accepting his defeat.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 16:36:56 GMTFrance's Parliament is to vote next week on a six-month extension of a state of emergency to ensure the protection of upcoming presidential and general elections, Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said Saturday.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 15:42:20 GMTUS Secretary of State John Kerry spoke Saturday of the need for the world to stand firm against authoritarian populism and for the rule of law as he received France's highest decoration.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 15:28:22 GMTHalf his country may not support his efforts at peace, but Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos now has a Nobel Peace Prize for pursuing a deal to end the longest-running war in the Americas.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:09:32 GMTThere are now 83 potential suspects and 98 teams involved in the inquiry into historic child sexual abuse in English football, the National Police Chiefs' Council revealed.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 14:24:19 GMTBusting a move just got a whole lot harder in Brussels thanks to authorities enforcing a little-known "dance tax" on revelers in the city.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 20:57:27 GMTBreakdancing is moving from the streets to the Olympics.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:00:12 GMTQuick, who put out the best-selling CD of the year?
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Sat, 10 Dec 2016 11:46:26 GMTThe impeachment by the South Korean national assembly of President Park Geun-hye has not only sent shockwaves through Korea and its neighbors, but also caused great confusion. Nothing quite like this has ever happened in South Korea before.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 00:17:30 GMTRules don't apply to Russia. But Russia applies rules to other people. That, put crudely, is the Kremlin's outlook on life, exemplified by the latest bombshell from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). In a sense, it's no surprise.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 15:46:53 GMTIn the 2016 campaign, Donald Trump focused more on politics than policy, but his few policy speeches suggested the direction he would go in if he won the White House. In May, from North Dakota, Trump delivered a major energy speech. If you listened to the whole thing, you would not only have heard that wind turbines are a big environmental hazard because they kill millions of birds, but you would have also fully anticipated that he would pick someone like Scott Pruitt, a committed opponent of the agency, as its head.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:47:48 GMTBoeing executives were blindsided by Donald Trump's Tuesday comments about the cost of Air Force One, but those weren't the tweets that worried America's largest exporter.
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Sun, 16 Oct 2016 23:30:03 GMTOn Christmas Eve in 1968, Apollo 8 made the first manned mission to the moon. Live broadcasting from the spacecraft was the three-man crew of Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and William Anders, and it was on that day that their journey led them to an unexpected sight.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 21:48:24 GMTTurns out we were wrong; there aren't 200 billion galaxies in the universe.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 18:21:16 GMTAstronauts on a mission to Mars will be expected to rely on their memory, multitasking and decision-making skills to handle the first manned expedition beyond the moon. But the harmful radiation from galactic cosmic rays throughout their journey could cause them to experience cognitive impairment in these key areas, as well as increased depression and anxiety, according to a new study.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 10:24:26 GMTA new phase in the continuing search for life on Mars begins this month -- adding to a fleet of spacecraft probing the Red Planet.