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Attackers raided a luxury hotel in Burkina Faso overnight, opening fire and seizing hostages in an hours-long siege that ended with at least 23 people dead. An al Qaeda-linked terrorist group claimed responsibility for the assault at Splendid Hotel -- a popular meeting place for...
Iran's foreign minister arrived in Vienna on Saturday saying he was confident the U.N.'s nuclear watchdog would certify that his country was complying with the terms of a deal to restrict its nuclear program in exchange for the lifting of some international economic sanctions...
Jason Rezaian, Washington Post reporter, has been freed after being held hostage in Iran (CNN photo) Iran has freed four prisoners from the United States, including Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian, Iran's semi-official FARS news agency reported Saturday, citing Tehran's...
(image courtesy of CNN) (CNN) -- A militant who police accuse of plotting Thursday's deadly terror attack in Jakarta instructed his cells in Indonesia to launch the attack, according to Jakarta Police Chief Tito Karnavian. Karnavian spoke to CNN one day after the violence...
Terrorists struck in the middle of the day in Jakarta (CNN Photo) (CNN) -- Attackers struck in the middle of the day Thursday, in the middle of a busy central Jakarta commercial hub -- killing at least two, wounding 19 and raising alarms about terrorism once more, this time in...
(CNN) -- The 10 American sailors being held in Iran are "likely to be released soon," the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps said, according to Iranian state-run media. "The evidence suggests that they unintentionally entered the Iranian waters because of the failure of their...
(CNN) -- First came the arrest, then a bombshell interview in a mountainous Mexican jungle and now the extradition process. Mexican forces recaptured drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman last week -- six months after his prison escape. But despite the end of his freedom, a...
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman (CNN file photo) (CNN) -- It didn't take long. Hours after drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was captured by Mexican Special Forces, men reported to be his sons took to social media to threaten the Mexican government. Accounts possibly linked to...
The jail cell and tunnel where Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman had escaped (CNN photo) (CNN) -- Drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been captured, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto announced Friday via Twitter. "Mission Accomplished," the President wrote. "We have him."...