International

(Washington, DC) -- The man who oversaw the Pentagon for both Presidents Bush and Obama thinks current plans against ISIS won't work. On NBC's "Meet the Press," former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates said America will likely need to send ground forces into Iraq and Syria to...
(Cairo) -- An al-Jazeera English reporter imprisoned for over a year in Egypt is heading home to Australia after his release. Peter Greste and two other al-Jazeera employees were arrested in 2013 over their coverage of the government crackdown on protestors following the...
(Kabul) -- The three U.S. contractors shot and killed in Afghanistan are being identified. They were aircraft mechanics working for a company based out of North Carolina, and include Walter Fisher and Mathew Fineran of South Carolina and Jason Landphair of North Carolina. An...
(Amman) -- Jordan says it is still willing to hand over a jailed would-be suicide bomber in exchange for the Jordanian pilot held captive by ISIS terrorists. Officials on Sunday said they would still give up the Iraqi woman who was sentenced to die for her role in a series of...
(Washington, DC) -- A Japanese official says the ISIS video showing the execution of a Japanese hostage appears to be genuine. A video released by ISIS Saturday shows a hooded man standing over Kenji Goto with a knife to his throat, followed by footage of a body with a head...
(Tokyo) -- A Japanese official says the ISIS video showing the execution of a Japanese hostage appears to be genuine. A video released by ISIS today shows the apparent beheading of journalist Kenji Goto, a 47-year-old husband and father of two young daughters. Japan's Defense...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is condemning what he calls the "heinous murder" of Japanese hostage Kenji Goto by ISIS militants. A video released by ISIS today shows the beheading of Goto, a 47-year-old husband and father of two young daughters. Obama's statement goes on...
(Tokyo) -- Japan is condemning the apparent execution of journalist Kenji Goto by ISIS terrorists. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told reporters that Japan will work with other countries to bring "those responsible to justice." A video released by ISIS today shows the apparent...
(Undated) -- Two record-breaking pilots of a balloon traveling across the Pacific are in Mexico after a safe landing. The balloon, called Two Eagles, left Japan last Sunday and touched down off the coast of Baja California Sur, Mexico Saturday morning. The flight of Two Eagles...