Little hope of breakthrough as Moscow hosts Syria talks . The main opposition group has boycotted the talks while Syrian President Assad cast doubt on the Moscow initiative bearing any fruit.
AirAsia crash preliminary report won’t include black box data The Airbus AIR.PA A320-200 vanished from radar screens on Dec. 28, less than halfway into a two-hour flight from Surabaya to Singapore.
Ex-CIA officer convicted of leaking anti-Iran operation details NYT reporter James Risen was the recipient of what former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice testified was one of the most closely held secrets.
Kurds force Islamic State fighters out of Kobani after 4-month battle Islamist militants launched an assault on the predominantly Kurdish town last year, using heavy weapons seized in Iraq.