Islamic State militants bulldoze ancient Nimrud city in Iraq
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters have looted and bulldozed the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud, the Iraqi government said, in their latest assault on some of the world's greatest archaeological and cultural treasures. A tribal source from the nearby ...
South Korea police investigate US ambassador attacker's visits to North
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean police said on Friday they are investigating possible links between a knife attack on the U.S. ambassador to Seoul and the assailant's multiple visits to North Korea, as they also sought to charge him with attempted murder.
Hillary Clinton email trove reviewed for release, security
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government will examine thousands of Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails for public release — and for possible security lapses — after revelations she used a private account to conduct official business as secretary of state, a senior ...
Winter storm pummels eastern US
Washington - A late winter storm pummelled the eastern United States on Thursday ahead of a cold front, cancelling almost 5 000 flights as Kentucky dug out from up to 58cm of snow that had stranded hundreds of drivers. Winter storm warnings and ...