UN concerned about Palmyra civilians

The UN Security Council expressed deep concern for thousands of civilians trapped in the Syrian city of Palmyra after it was captured by Islamic State.

Ghana politician killed in acid attack

One person has been arrested in Ghana after a leading member of the country's biggest opposition party was attacked with acid and later died.

Obama comments 'hypocritical'

A senior official in Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's rightwing Likud party on Friday rejected fresh US criticism of the premier.

Arrest made in US mansion murders case

S authorities have arrested a suspect in the grisly murder of three members of a wealthy Washington family and their maid.