The attack, claimed by the Islamic State, signals the group’s continuing threat despite its collapse in late 2017.
The Taliban bombing in Kabul that was cited as a reason to end peace talks was caught on camera, along with a man’s desperate scramble to evade death.
The hijacking of TWA Flight 847 became a multiday ordeal in which a Seabee from Maryland was killed and dozens of Americans were held hostage.
As part of a push into Central America, China presented itself as a deep-pocketed partner for El Salvador’s future. The Trump administration countered with words of warning.
Iran will pursue and seek to destroy any aggressor, even one carrying out a limited attack, the head of the Revolutionary Guard Corps said on Saturday.
A woman who fled famine in North Korea and her 6-year-old boy died alone and impoverished in Seoul, their bodies undiscovered for weeks. A country is asking why.
The violence near Hong Kong’s border with the Chinese mainland came less than two weeks before a sensitive political anniversary.
Australia’s largest city has a rare superpower: It turns urbanites into bird people, and birds into urbanites. Interacting with the huge avian population is a daily adventure and (mostly) a delight.
A secret Communist Party directive has led to restrictions on Islamic practices far from Xinjiang, the western region where Uighurs have been brutally repressed.
The Rev. Tadeusz Rydzyk has delivered millions of votes for Poland’s governing right-wing Law and Justice party, which in turn has helped him build a business empire.
The country once had the world’s fastest-growing economy, but it has been battered by global and domestic forces. India’s troubles are a warning sign for other developing countries.
Justin Trudeau experienced a dramatic campaign setback with the revelation of blackface photos from his past, he faces many re-election challenges Pierre Trudeau faced in 1972
The administration is not ruling out military strikes. But, for now, President Trump is content to remain within the parameters of defense, not offense.
Small groups of protesters apparently responded to an online call to act against government corruption.
The dam collapse killed nearly 250 people in January, unleashing a torrent of mining waste on a nearby town and roiling global iron ore markets.
The president says he will not accept an interim trade deal and accused China of building up its military with funds earned through unfair trade practices.
Renaud Camus’s phrase, “the great replacement,” which characterizes Muslim immigrants as invaders bent on conquest, has become a rallying cry for white supremacists in many countries.
The prime minister of Canada wanted to talk about a ban on military-style rifles in Canada. Reporters wanted to talk about the possibility of new images of him emerging.
Pressure on the Ukrainian government by President Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudolph W. Giuliani, has been an open secret in Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, for months.
James Verini is out with “They Will Have to Die Now,” a book about the battle of Mosul and its consequences.
Angela Merkel’s government is seeking to meet the country’s climate-protection goals with new measures.
A contractor’s test at an apartment near the cathedral and law enforcement measurements at Police Headquarters both found levels far above safety guidelines, an environmental group revealed.
The former British prime minister, David Cameron, a self-described “doubter and worrier and niggler,” is sorry about a lot of things, but most of all about Brexit.
Major museums are opening, and the Istanbul Biennial is underway. Just don’t ask about politics.
Kim Myong-gil praised the U.S. president’s “wise political decision” to take a fresh tack in nuclear talks after dismissing his national security adviser.
A widely seen video contradicted the assault case against Pavel Ustinov. The resulting outrage showed the growing power of social media.
A Flemish university in Belgium has declined to remove videos, saying it is merely hosting a sign-language dictionary, not adding “value judgment.”
Parliament had been expected to pass a sweeping overhaul of the penal code, much of which mirrored Shariah. President Joko Widodo said it needed “further study.”
Anxious about their future and angry about the failure to curb the crisis, thousands joined an urgent call for action against climate change.
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The Spanish officer Juan Sebastián Elcano completed the voyage after the Portuguese explorer died halfway. Five centuries later, it’s a matter of national pride — and national rivalry.
Books by famed Arab authors, and Arabic translations of writers like Orwell and Joyce, are scarce because of an Israeli ban on imports from Lebanon, Syria and Iraq.
The decision to establish diplomatic relations with Beijing left just 15 nations still officially recognizing Taiwan as a sovereign nation.
Hundreds of Nigerians fleeing mob attacks have been airlifted out of South Africa, leaving behind their jobs and stores, homes and hopes.
Despite multiple setbacks, Boris Johnson could still win a general election. Analysts say that, like President Trump, he has played to his core.
The seizure of the pilot, based on an object in his luggage, marks the latest in a series of difficulties for American travelers and companies.
Activists urged the Gates Foundation not to recognize India’s prime minister with a prestigious award. They accuse him of leading India into “deadly chaos.”
As the Rugby World Cup kicks off today, one correspondent traveling abroad reflects on how the sport made her feel closer to home and friends.
The American hesitation to take military action may signal a weakening of its commitment to protect the Arab Persian Gulf and could embolden Iran.
Many Canadians saw Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s record in office as evidence in his favor, if not enough to exonerate him for recent photos and video showing him wearing dark makeup.
A historian, he was asked by the paper to judge whether a correspondent’s Pulitzer Prize should be revoked because of biased reporting. He said it should be.
Trudeau's brownface scandal grows.
The funding cut was announced a week before Afghanistan holds national elections, and in the wake of failed peace talks with the Taliban.
The number of birds in the United States and Canada has declined by 3 billion, or 29 percent, over the past half-century, scientists find.
Jittery about unrest, Russian security forces detained the mystic on his self-proclaimed mission to drive out President Vladimir V. Putin, whom he called a “demon.”
The autocrat who inspired the Arab Spring revolts of 2011, he died in exile in Saudi Arabia, which had refused Tunisian requests to extradite him.
The report by a watchdog group linked Dar Petroleum Operating Company to the president and outlined other major players it said were complicit in violence and corruption.
After months on the run accused of treason, Ms. Ismail made it to New York. Human rights defenders say she is innocent. Senators are ready to help her.
President Trump has said that the United States retains the “ultimate option” of a military strike to punish Iran for its behavior, but also made clear his opposition to getting the United States into another war.