International

(Riyadh) -- Thousands of mourners are gathering in Mecca following the death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah at age 90. State television reported Abdullah died early Friday morning and that his brother Salman has become king. Considered a reformer, Abdullah became Saudi Arabia's...
(Undated) -- Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah is dead. State television reported early Friday that his brother Salman has become king. King Abdullah took power in 2005 and was a strong ally to the United States. The 90-year-old king had been suffering from pneumonia since December.
(Moscow) -- Secretary of State of John Kerry has accused Russian backed militants in eastern Ukraine of a "blatant land grab," amid reports they have been extending the area they control by attacking Ukrainian forces. Tom Barton reports. Play Clip
(Sanaa) -- Yemen no longer has any elected leaders. The president of Yemen reportedly resigned Thursday along with his entire cabinet. The development comes despite a deal reached Wednesday that calls for the rebels to withdraw fighters from several parts of the capital city,...
(Washington, DC) -- State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki says Secretary of State John Kerry will not meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he comes to Washington. Netanyahu is scheduled to speak at a joint session of Congress on March 3rd. House Speaker...
(London, England) -- At least two more years, that's the time Britain's foreign minister says it will take for the U.S.-led coalition to expel ISIS from Iraq. Foreign Secretary Phillip Hammond made this announcement at a meeting he hosted in front of more than 20 coalition...
(Undated) -- The U.S. is ramping up security at military bases in Europe. The move is in response to the recent terror attacks in Paris and arrests in Belgium. CNN is reporting that additional security measures could include more thorough checks of vehicles entering bases or...
(London) -- Secretary of State John Kerry says ISIS is a global problem that requires a global solution. Following a series of meetings in London, Kerry today thanked the nations who are members of the coalition to fight the Islamic militants. He added that the world must...
(Washington, DC) -- We're finding out how closer we are to global catastrophe. The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists announced today that they've pushed the Doomsday Clock ahead by two minutes to 11:57 p.m., primarily for worsening climate change and the proliferation of nuclear...