The Israeli prime minister seems willing to undermine his country's relations with the U.S. in order to save his career.
The liberal politician's death has outraged Vladimir Putin's critics throughout the world—but there are few signs it will change Russia's culture of gangsterism and impunity.
The prominent Putin critic and former deputy prime minister was reportedly shot four times.
This week we have a fireball above Calgary, wintry weather from Saudi Arabia to New York City, Iranian speedboats destroying a replica of a U.S. aircraft carrier, a Japanese polar bear caretaker robot, Chadian soldiers taking the fight to Boko Haram insurgents, a view of the Moon alongside Venus and Mars, and much more.
And why it’s key to restoring the country's relationship with the U.S.
The smashing of priceless sculptures is part of a tradition of iconoclasm that goes back to Abraham.
In Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine, the Sergey Prokofiev International Airport has been reduced from a modern transportation hub to piles of scorched rubble in less than a year of warfare.
A new report finds a seven-year high in the percentage of countries where Jews face hostility from governments or society—particularly in Europe.
Under the pale moon, for so many years many of us have wondered: What do other people have in their fridges? This week, Sweden showed us.
A Zimbabwean game farmer intends to prepare an unorthodox meal for 91-year-old president Robert Mugabe.
The Washington Post has reported that the English-speaking terrorist, who beheaded numerous hostages in Islamic State propaganda videos, is a former computer programmer from Britain.
The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, just announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted 173,444 entries from 171 countries.
The FBI announced the arrests of three alleged Islamic State supporters who were reportedly planning attacks in New York City and planned to travel to Syria.
Gerbils may have brought the Black Death to Europe, and rat fanciers could not be more pleased.
A more combative approach may weaken, and not strengthen, our global standing.
In other news, the Israeli national security advisor tells his American interlocutors that he wishes the prime minister's address to Congress weren't taking place.
Brazil has arrested Ezequiel Antonio Castanha, who allegedly cleared an area two and a half times the size of Manhattan.
Turkish troops swept into Syria this weekend to recover remains from the first Ottoman sultan's ancestor, who can't rest in peace 800 years after his death.
Every year, thousands of scientists come to Antarctica for research. For a dozen days in January, in the middle of the chilly Antarctic summer, the Associated Press, including photographer Natacha Pisarenko, followed scientists from different fields on the frozen continent.
"Pinging Baidu without a VPN takes 17ms on average with 0% loss; pinging the Atlantic without a VPN takes 350ms and about 40% loss." Chronicles of a country walling itself off