• Australia’s Watson confident of fitness for World T20

    Australia all-rounder Shane Watson is confident he will be fit for the World Twenty20 in India despite an abdominal strain cutting short his campaign in the Pakistan Super League.

    The 34-year-old suffered the injury bowling for Islamabad in the T20 …

  • Saudis, Russia agree oil output freeze, talks with Iran to follow

    Top global oil exporters including Russia and Saudi Arabia have agreed to freeze output to tackle a global glut but said the deal was contingent on other producers, with Iran absent from the meeting and planning to ramp up shipments.…

  • Saudi Arabia, Russia Lead 4-party Freeze on Oil Outputs

    Four of the world's biggest oil-producing nations have reached an agreement to freeze output to tackle the global oil surplus.

    The oil ministers of Russia, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela and Qatar agreed to the pact Tuesday during a closed-door meeting in …

  • Turkey Wants Ground Troops in Syria

    A Turkish official said Tuesday Turkey is asking allies to take part in a ground operation in Syria, saying that is the only way to stop the country's five-year war.

    But the official told reporters that while Turkey wants a …

  • Trial to Start on IS-linked Charges in Texas Cartoon Contest


    Halfway through 2014, three Arizona men were falling under the sway of the Islamic State group, authorities say.

    The trio watched videos depicting violence by jihadists, tried to get pipe bombs, planned an attack at a Prophet …

  • Saudi Arabia, Russia Lead Four-party Freeze on Oil Outputs

    Four of the world's biggest oil-producing nations moved to freeze their production Tuesday to try to halt the 70 percent drop in the price of crude because of a glut of oil on world markets.

    The agreement was reached by …