Following a recommendation by UN member states that North Korea be referred to the ICC for alleged human rights abuses, Pyongyang vows to boost its nuclear capabilities..
North Korea proposes joint investigation with U.S. on Sony cyber attack..
Iraq: Popular forces, backed by Hezbollah Brigades, liberate many areas surrounding Ballad city..
Bahrain: Explosion in Shia village injures 3 police officers, says the country's interior ministry..
China offers $3 billion aid in loans to neighbors Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Thailand and Laos ..
Pakistan's President Mamnoon Hussain arrives in Peshawar in show of support after deadly Taliban attack..
European Central Bank vice president says he expects inflation rate to turn negative in coming months..
73 adults, 1 minor arrested by Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office and Milwaukee Police Department for blocking traffic on I-43; 'We will use all resources available to maintain law and order,' say police..
Chinese president Xi Jinping tells Macau audience he promises to 'both adhere to the one-China principle and respect the differences of the two systems' ..
Chinese state media editorial says 'The Interview' is 'nothing to be proud of for Hollywood and U.S. society'; says US should 'show some good manners instead of being too aggressive'..
7 killed, including 2 Taliban militants, as Pakistan security forces raid militant hideouts, says local police official ..