International

(Undated) -- The U.S. is providing as much as two-billion dollars in loan guarantees to Ukraine for social spending as the country continues to battle pro-Russia rebels. Treasure Secretary Jack Lew signed the agreement today in Kiev. Afterward, Lew criticized what he called...
(Baghdad) -- Shell Oil is planning to build an eleven-billion-dollar petrochemical plant in Iraq. The country's industry minister said Wednesday that Royal Dutch Shell signed a deal with Iraq to build the plant in the southern oil town of Basra. The new plant would reportedly...
(Undated) -- One of the most feared Mexican drug lords will serve out his sentence in Mexico before he's sent to the U.S. An official in Mexico's attorney general's office said Tuesday that his country has no plans to extradite Joaquin Guzman . Guzman is wanted in the U.S. on...
(Tokyo) -- Japan's Prime Minister says new demands by the terrorist group ISIS are "despicable." Shinzo Abe gave an angry response early today to a new audio message from ISIS saying that hostage Kenji Goto would be killed in 24 hours if certain demands weren't met. Abe told...
(Undated) -- A new video appears to show a Japanese man saying his ISIS captors will kill him in the next 24 hours. A voice in the video claims to be hostage Kenji Goto and says he will be killed unless Jordan releases a woman who's being held on death row. The video also says a...
(Tripoli, Libya) -- A senior State Department official is confirming one American was killed in an attack in Libya. The attack took place at a hotel in the Libyan capital of Tripoli. Several foreigners are believed dead along with as many as five security guards. An online group...
(Washington, DC) -- State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki is insisting that new Congressional sanctions on Iran would be detrimental to ongoing negotiations on Iran's nuclear programs. President Obama has threatened to veto any new sanctions as long as the sensitive talks are...
(Washington, DC) -- State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki is insisting that new Congressional sanctions on Iran would be detrimental to ongoing negotiations on Iran's nuclear programs. President Obama has threatened to veto any new sanctions as long as the sensitive talks are...
(Tripoli, Libya) -- The State Department is looking into reports that an American citizen may have been killed in an attack on a hotel in the Libyan capital. The attackers targeted a luxury hotel in Tripoli earlier, detonating a car bomb in the parking lot and then storming the...