Islamic State fighters took a Jordanian pilot prisoner after his warplane came down in northeast Syria on Wednesday, the first captive taken from the US-led coalition battling the jihadi group.
Jordan's armed forces said one o
Ukrainian security officials said on Sunday they were in full control of the former rebel stronghold of Slaviansk after re-taking it in a victory which President Petro Poroshenko said could mark a turning point in the fight against the separatis
US forces launched raids in Libya and Somalia on Saturday, two weeks after the deadly Islamist attack on a Nairobi shopping mall, capturing a top Al Qaeda figure wanted for the 1998 US embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania, US officials said.
Syrian rebels captured an army artillery base in the eastern oil producing province of Deir al-Zor on Thursday, weakening President Bashar al-Assad's control of the strategic region bordering Iraq, several opposition sources said.
Muammar Gaddafi's son and once heir apparent Saif al-Islam has been captured in the southern Libyan desert by fighters who vowed to hold him in their mountain town of Zintan until there was an administration to hand him over to.
Pakistani forces have captured a senior aide to Baituallah Mehsud, the Pakistani Taliban chief who was believed to have been killed recently in a missile strike by a US drone, military officials said on Tuesday.
Maulvi Omar was captured by
At least three people were injured and several vehicles damaged in an explosion in Sri Lanka capital Colombo on Saturday, a day after Sri Lankan troops captured the separatist Tamil Tiger rebels' headquarters town of Kilinochchi, officials sai
Oil exporters Saudi Arabia and Norway will co-operate to get carbon capture and storage (CCS) - burying greenhouse gases - recognised as a way for rich countries to offset their emissions, a Norwegian daily reported.
CCS involves trapping