International

(Houston, TX) -- A Houston family is getting hopeful about a report suggesting the U.S. is trying to free their son, kidnapped journalist Austin Tice. Debra Tice tells the "Houston Chronicle" her heart started singing when French newspaper "Le Figaro" claimed emissaries were...
(Beijing) -- China is pushing Iran to reach a deal on its nuclear program with major world powers. In a phone call with his Iranian counterpart, China's foreign minister called the deal "the will of the people," which is in the best interest of all sides. The deadline for a...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama insists that the U.S. commitment to Israel's security is unshakeable. The President also acknowledges some reevaluation of the U.S. approach to peace in the Middle East. During a White House news conference, Obama expressed doubts about a...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is not commenting on a "Wall Street Journal" report that Israel has spied on the Iran nuclear talks. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been an outspoken critic of the U.S.-led nuclear negotiations with Iran. During a White House...
(Washington, DC) -- The U.S. troop drawdown in Afghanistan is being put on hold. In a White House news briefing with new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, President Obama said he remains committed to ending more than a decade of war in Afghanistan. Ghani asked Obama to slow the...
(Undated) -- France's interior minister says a black box recorder from the German airliner that crashed in the French Alps has been found. He said the black box was found a few hours after the crash of the Germanwings Airbus and it will be examined immediately. It's believed...
(Montreal) -- The UN may soon roll out new international guidelines on the use of drones. The United Nations aviation agency is considering whether to set standards on the use of small commercial drones for movie-making and surveying. A decision could come today as an...
(Undated) -- The head of Germanwings' parent company is calling it a "dark day" for the airline. Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr said today it's not yet known what happened to the flight, which crashed into a remote area of the French Alps. Spohr said his "deepest sympathy" goes out...
(Cologne) -- The expected death toll is up to 150 in today's German airliner crash in the French Alps. Through a SkyNews interpreter, Germanwings CEO Thomas Winkelmann said at a press conference today that 144 passengers, including two infants, and six crew members were aboard...