Turkey vowed to root out allies of the U.S.-based cleric it blames for an abortive coup last week, widening a purge of the army, police and judiciary on Tuesday to universities and schools, the intelligence agency and religious authorities.
Aspiring first lady Melania Trump's speech at the Republican National Convention on Monday contained a section strikingly similar to that delivered at the Democratic convention in 2008 by the woman she hopes to succeed in the role.
The Republican National Convention erupted in chaos on Monday when some opponents of presumptive U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump stormed out of the room and chanted in protest at their failure to win a symbolic vote opposing his candidacy.
The black U.S. Marine Corps veteran who shot dead three police officers in Louisiana's capital targeted them and assassinated them, authorities said on Monday, as the United States reeled from the latest deadly violence involving police and African-Americans.
Baton Rouge: Obama Says 'No Justification for Violence Against Police' After Suspect Gavin Long Kills 3 Officers, Injures 3 Others
President Barack Obama on Sunday strongly condemned the shootings in Baton Rouge that killed three police officers and wounded three others, saying there was "no justification" for the violence.
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump introduced Mike Pence as his vice presidential running mate on Saturday, describing the Indiana governor as a job creator and budget balancer who will help unify the party.
Erdogan Cracks Down After Coup Attempt: Detains Nearly 3K Soldiers, Removes 2,745 Judges From Office
A total of 2,839 members of Turkey's military have been detained in connection with an attempted coup overnight, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Saturday, adding that those detained included ordinary soldiers and high-ranking officers.
Islamic State claimed responsibility for the truck attack in the French city of Nice on Saturday and police arrested three more people there after the carnage that claimed the lives of at least 84 people.
An attacker plowed a truck into crowds celebrating Bastille Day on the French Riviera, killing at least 84 people, 10 of them children, in what President Francois Hollande called a terrorist act by an enemy determined to strike all nations that share France's values.
France Terror Attack: 80 Dead, 18 Severely Wounded After Driver Plows Truck Into Crowds on Bastille Day, Shoots Victims
A terrorist gunman killed 80 people and wounded scores when he drove a heavy truck at high speed into a crowd that had watched Bastille Day fireworks in the French Riviera city of Nice late on Thursday, officials said.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday praised Dallas police officers including the five slain at a protest against police violence last week for saving lives during the deadliest day for U.S. law enforcement in almost 15 years.
Dallas Sniper Suspect 'Wanted to Kill White People,' Police Chief Says After 5 Officers Are Gunned Down
Snipers operating from rooftops in Dallas killed five police officers and wounded six more in a coordinated attack during one of several protests across the country against the killing of two black men by police this week.
FBI Director James Comey said on Tuesday the agency is completing its yearlong probe of Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while secretary of state, and will refer its findings to the Justice Department for a decision on whether it merits prosecution.
Baghdad Terror Attack: Iraqis Demand Crackdown on ISIS Sleeper Cells as Death Toll Rises to Over 150
The death toll from a suicide bombing in a Baghdad shopping district has risen to over 150, fuelling calls for security forces to crack down on Islamic State sleeper cells blamed for one of the worst ever single bombings in Iraq.
The United States celebrates July Fourth on Monday with parades, hotdog eating contests and fireworks shows amid heightened security because of concerns about terrorism in New York and timeworn holiday gun violence in Chicago.
Nearly 120 people were killed and 200 wounded in two bombings overnight in Baghdad, most of them in a busy shopping area as residents celebrated Ramadan, police and medical sources said on Sunday.
Islamist militants shouting "Allahu Akbar" attacked an upscale cafe in the Bangladeshi capital, killing 20 foreigners inside, before police stormed the building on Saturday and rescued 13 hostages, officials said.
Six gunmen were killed and 13 hostages, including three foreigners, were rescued on Saturday during a police operation inside a Dhaka restaurant that came under attack, Indian television channel Times Now reported.
Turkish investigators pored over video footage and witness statements on Wednesday after three suspected Islamic State suicide bombers opened fire and blew themselves up in Istanbul's main airport, killing 41 people and wounding 239.
Findings point to Islamic State responsibility for a suicide bomb attack on Istanbul's main international airport that killed 36 people and wounded as many as 147 on Tuesday, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said.
Hundreds of people have been rescued and search and rescue teams were looking for more people on Saturday, said Tim Rock, spokesman for the state Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.
Family and friends of victims trapped in a gay nightclub by a gunman pledging loyalty to Islamic State waited anxiously on Monday to find out whether their loved ones were among the 50 people killed and 53 wounded in the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.
ISIS Claims Responsibility for Terror Attack on Orlando Gay Nightclub by Omar Mateen Who Killed 50 People
President Barack Obama on Sunday described the worst mass shooting in U.S. history as "an act of terror" and "an act of hate," saying the massacre of 50 people at a packed gay nightclub by gunman Omar Mateen of Ft. Pierce, Florida, was an attack on all Americans.
The world has become increasingly violent with deaths from conflict at a 25-year high, terrorist attacks at an all-time high and more people displaced than at any time since World War II, the 2016 Global Peace Index showed on Wednesday.
Hillary Clinton Celebrates Victory in California, Ready to Take on 'Bully' Trump in Race to White House
Hillary Clinton celebrated her triumph as the first woman to lead a major party in a race for the White House, scoring big wins in California and New Jersey to cement her grip on the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination.