The French capital has embarked on the most ambitious new subway project in the Western world.
The country’s growth is slowing. The wrong response might make the problem worse.
The high stakes and high price of popping the question
Europe’s refugee crisis: Greece’s defense minister is seeking a deal with Turkey that would allow European Union border-control officers to…
Interventions that claim to help noncombatants must account for how they are actually being harmed.
Authoritarian leaders like the Gambia's Yahya Jammeh seem to relish the West's wealth. Why doesn’t the United States use that against them?
In Homs, Syria, where entire city blocks have been reduced to rubble by years of civil war, a Syrian wedding photographer thought of using the destruction of the city as a backdrop for pictures of newlywed couples “to show that life is stronger than death.”
Regulators have banned the company’s Free Basics program and services like it that provide limited Internet access in developing countries.
That’s what a fiercely pro-choice reader did: I was 18 or 19 and living in Spain around…
Another 27 died Monday. As of February 5, this year alone 374 asylum-seekers have died or are missing.
Dozens of people were trapped in the rubble of an apartment building that collapsed after a powerful earthquake this weekend.
The reclusive country launched a long-range missile into space Saturday night, defying international warnings.
The company says it has shut down 125,000 accounts primarily related to the terrorist group.
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Revelers in Brazil prepare for Carnival, Dutch police train an eagle to capture drones in midair, a captured monkey menace in Mumbai, Russian infantry training with reindeer, a mock zebra escape in a Tokyo zoo, and much more.
The head of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency says at least some militants have entered the country along with the asylum-seekers.
What happened when 11 exiles armed themselves for a violent night in the Gambia
A UN panel ruled that the Wikileaks founder’s detention is arbitrary.
Russian Cosmonaut Oleg Artmyev shared this dreamy snap of Baja California, as seen from the International Space Station: …
Pope Francis will meet the head of the Russian Orthodox Church next week. It’s being seen as an attempt to heal the 1,000-year-old rift in Christianity.