Countries across Europe tightened security Thursday as investigators in London identified a 52-year-old British-born Muslim man as the attacker who carried out Wednesday's rampage on Westminster Bridge and the grounds of Parliament.
After keeping a very low public profile in his first couple of months on the job, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is in the spotlight Wednesday and Thursday at a gathering in Washington aimed at countering the Islamic State terror group.
North Korea has nothing to fear from any U.S. move to broaden sanctions aimed at cutting it off from the global financial system and will pursue 'acceleration' of its nuclear and missile programs, a North Korean envoy told Reuters on Tuesday.
The inspections regime put in place to closely monitor Iran's nuclear activity is in jeopardy unless the US and other nations contribute more money, the head of the UN's International Atomic Energy Agency said Wednesday.
A North Korean missile appeared to have exploded just after it was launched on Wednesday, the U.S. and South Korean militaries said after detecting the latest in a series of weapons tests by the nuclear-armed state that have alarmed the region.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to skip an April 5-6 meeting of NATO foreign ministers for a U.S. visit by the Chinese president and will travel to Russia later in the month, U.S. officials said on Monday, a step allies may see as putting Moscow's concerns ahead of theirs.
Financial leaders of the world's biggest economies dropped a pledge to keep global trade free and open, acquiescing to an increasingly protectionist United States after a two-day meeting failed to yield a compromise.
Syrian anti-aircraft missiles were fired at Israel Air Force jets Friday morning during an air strike on a Hezbollah weapons convoy bringing advanced weapons to its terrorists near the city of Palmyra.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will make his first state visit to Washington during the first week of April at the invitation of U.S. President Donald Trump, Egyptian state-owned newspaper Al-Ahram reported on Sunday.
The United States on Wednesday charged two Russian intelligence agents and two criminal hackers with masterminding the 2014 theft of 500 million Yahoo accounts, marking the first time the U.S. government has criminally charged Russian spies for cyber offenses.
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte's center-right party decisively beat back a challenge from anti-immigrant populist candidate Geert Wilders in the nation's parliamentary elections Wednesday, exit polls showed, in a closely watched vote many saw as a key test of the appeal of Donald Trump-style populism in Western Europe.
Aside from the repercussions here, analysts will be sifting through Wednesday's results to see if the populist, anti-globalist surge that helped fuel the Brexit vote and Mr. Trump's upset victory last year still has legs. And the Dutch vote is also being seen across Europe as a curtain-raiser for critical national votes in France this spring and in Germany in the fall.
U.S. special operations forces, including the unit that killed Osama Bin Laden, will take part in joint military drills in South Korea to practice incapacitating North Korean leadership in the case of conflict, a military official said Monday.
Japan plans to dispatch its largest warship on a three-month tour through the South China Sea beginning in May, three sources said, in its biggest show of naval force in the region since World War Two.
Iran has deployed a new counter-drone weapon -- a rifle-shaped jamming device that the regime says can electronically separate a remotely piloted aircraft from its command pilot and even reprogram it to turn on its owner.
China's ruling Communist Party is hardening its rhetoric on Islam, with top officials making repeated warnings about the specter of global religious extremism seeping into the country and the need to protect traditional Chinese identity.