NBC: US may launch strike if North Korea reaches for nuclear trigger

NBC: US may launch strike if North Korea reaches for nuclear trigger

The U.S. is prepared to launch a preemptive strike with conventional weapons against North Korea should officials become convinced that North Korea is about to follow through with a nuclear weapons test, multiple senior U.S. intelligence officials told NBC News.

UK scientists: samples from Syrian attack test positive for sarin

UK scientists: samples from Syrian attack test positive for sarin

Samples taken from the alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria last week tested positive for the nerve agent sarin, the British delegation at the world's chemical weapons watchdog said on Thursday.

EU border guard says more migrants reach Italy in March

EU border guard says more migrants reach Italy in March

About 10,800 migrants reached Italy through the Mediterranean in March, up by almost a fifth from February and bringing the total to more than 24,000 people so far this year, the European Union's border guard agency Frontex said on Wednesday.

Muižnieks: Justice, social cohesion and media freedom remain top challenges in Kosovo

Muižnieks: Justice, social cohesion and media freedom remain top challenges in Kosovo

“Eighteen years after the end of the conflict, thousands of people are still denied justice in Kosovo.

Bombings at Egyptian Coptic churches kill 36, injure more than 100

Bombings at Egyptian Coptic churches kill 36, injure more than 100

At least 36 people were killed and more than 100 injured in bomb attacks on two Coptic churches on Palm Sunday, in the latest assault on a religious minority increasingly targeted by Islamist militants, Reuters reports.

UN Security Council meets on Syria chemical attack

UN Security Council meets on Syria chemical attack

The UN Security Council on Wednesday opened an emergency session to discuss an apparent chemical weapons attack in Syria that killed scores of people including children, AFP reports.

Outrage as Syria 'chemical attack' kills dozens in rebel-held town

Outrage as Syria 'chemical attack' kills dozens in rebel-held town

A suspected chemical attack in rebel-held northwestern Syria killed dozens of civilians including children and left many more sick and gasping on Tuesday, causing widespread outrage, AFP reported.

Turkey’s interior minister says over 113K people detained over Gülen links

Turkey’s interior minister says over 113K people detained over Gülen links

A total of 113,260 people have been detained as part of investigations into the Gülen movement since a July 15 coup attempt, Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu announced on Sunday.