The United States is considering possible options in response
to a major cyber attack on Sony Pictures blamed on North
Korea, amid calls for tougher sanctions on Pyongyang to cut
it off from the global banking system.
American Kennel Club has recognised four more dog breeds,
including a Spanish fishing dog and a South African guard
dog, in a move allowing them to compete in prestigious canine
More than 230 bodies of people believed to have been killed
by Islamic State militants have been found in a mass grave in
Syria's eastern Deir al-Zor province, a group monitoring the
country's war said.
The United States plans to restore diplomatic relations with
Cuba more than 50 years after they were severed, a major
policy shift after decades of hostile ties with the
communist-ruled island, President Barack Obama said.