Protestors gather outside Walter James Palmer’s dental office in Bloomington, Minnesota. Photograph: AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt

The White House said on Thursday that it will review the public petition to extradite the American dentist who allegedly killed Cecil, a Zimbabwean li(...)

A mother of a victim cries for her son after in city of Gaziantep following the attack in which killed at least 31 in a southern Turkish town. Photograph: Bulent Kilic/AFP 0:55

A suspect has been identified in the suicide bomb attack which killed 32 people, mostly young students, on Turkey’s border with Syria, the Turkish pri(...)

US State Secretary John Kerry walks at the Palais Coburg Hotel where the Iran nuclear talks meetings are being held in Vienna, Austria. Photograph: Carlos BARRiacarlos Barria/AFP/Getty Images

As protracted talks to agree an elusive nuclear deal with Iran entered another day, US secretary of state John Kerry said real progress had been made (...)

US president Barack Obama: keeping in touch with European leaders as US continues to monitor the Greek debt crisis. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty images

The Obama administration has again warned of the potential damage to the European economy and the knock-on effect on the US economy if the Greek de(...)

IMF managing director Christine Lagarde speaks to Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guindos prior to the beginning of a Eurozone finance ministers meeting in Brussels. Photograph: Reuters/Philippe Wojazer

Greece will fall into arrears with the International Monetary Fund and cannot receive any further loans when the Athens government fails to make a €1.(...)

Almost three weeks after President Barack Obama said the US was not losing to Sunni extremists in Iraq his administration is sending a further 450 (...)

The National Security Agency (NSA) headquarters at Fort Meade, Maryland. Key provisions of the US Patriot Act expired early on Monday after the Senate failed to prevent their lapse, plunging US national security efforts into potential disarray as the country faces persistent extremist threats. Photograph: AFP 1:10

The US government’s authority to collect telephone records in bulk under legislation introduced after the September 11th, 2001 attacks lapsed at midni(...)

Osama bin Laden (left) sits with his adviser Ayman al-Zawahiri, an Egyptian linked to the al Qaeda network, during an interview with Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir  in  November, 2001.  Photograph: Hamid Mir/Editor/Ausaf Newspaper for Daily Dawn/Reuters 1:01

Four years after a US Navy Seal team killed Osama bin Laden in his compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, lingering questions remain about the raid and (...)

US president Barack Obama (left) is interviewed during a taping of the “Late Show with David Letterman” in New York. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

Following a week of racially charged protests in Baltimore, US president Barack Obama has said that the residual effects of racism have built up over (...)

From left are  European Union high representative for foreign affairs and security policy Federica Mogherini, Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarifat, an unidentified  Russian aide,   British foreign secretary Philip Hammond and US secretary of state John Kerry, following framework agreement on nuclear talks at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne on Thursday evening,  April 2nd, 2015. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/Reuters

Iran and world powers reached a framework agreement on Thursday evening on curbing Iran’s nuclear programme for at least a decade after eight days of (...)