In a statement Friday the Pakistan military said it had killed over 30 militants in the northwest region near the border with Afghanistan, in the wake of the deadly attack on Peshawar school students earlier this week.
Eight children were found dead on Friday inside a home in a northern Australian city, police said.
Sony's decision to cancel The Interview in the face of threats is already affecting the way Hollywood does business, and it's killing artists' faith in studios to release envelope-pushing content.
The cyberattack against Sony Pictures is a matter of national security and U.S. President Barack Obama and his team are weighing various options to respond, a White House spokesman said Thursday.
The commander of Joint Task Force Iraq says the Canadian military is remaining "flexible" as it plans to possibly stay in the region more than six months.
Hackers suspected of ties to ISIS posed as Syrian-Canadians to try to implant malicious software on a computer of a Syrian citizen media group, an internet watchdog says.
Switzerland made its main interest rate negative on Thursday, a rare occurrence designed to discourage investment by foreign money that has poured into the country in part to escape the plunging Russian ruble.
Space Exploration Technologies is delaying the planned launch on Friday of an unmanned Falcon 9 rocket, which will carry a cargo ship to the International Space Station for NASA, to early January, officials said on Thursday.
A Massachusetts Uber driver is accused of sexually assaulting a woman who had summoned the ride-sharing service.
One of Sierra Leone's most senior physicians died Thursday from Ebola, the 11th doctor in the country to succumb to the disease, a health official said.
The U.S. and Cuba have announced they will normalize diplomatic relations and will ease trade and travel restrictions.
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has not been seen in public since he was arraigned on 30 federal charges in July 2013, when he still bore signs of the bloody standoff with police that led to his capture and the death of his older brother, Tamerlan.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is voicing hope that the crisis in Ukraine could be solved through peace talks.
Torture, police excesses, 'felony creep.' For a country built around personal liberty and the rule of law, some things are surely changing, Neil Macdonald writes.
The cold-blooded killing of 132 children at a military-run school in Peshawar was carried out by a weakened organization of 'psychopathic' militants, bent on exacting revenge against the Pakistani army, trying to prove they are still relevant.
U.S. officials on Thursday arrested a pharmacist linked to a 2012 outbreak of meningitis, which killed 64 people across the United States, as he was boarding a flight out of the country, Justice Department officials in Boston said.
Australia's prime minister said Thursday that a deadly siege in a Sydney café may have been preventable, as the chorus of critics demanding to know why the gunman was out on bail despite facing a string of violent charges grew louder.
Amid growing concerns about how executions are carried out in the United States, the number of prison inmates being put to death fell to a 20-year low in 2014, the Death Penalty Information Center said in a report issued on Thursday.
More than 70 years after South Carolina sent a 14-year-old black boy to the electric chair in the killings of two white girls in a segregated mill town, a judge threw out the conviction, saying the state committed a great injustice.
A U.S. official says federal investigators have now connected the Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. hacking to North Korea and are expected to make an announcement in the near future.