The Israeli prime minister must present a realistic alternative to the American president's vision for an Iran nuclear deal.
Aoshima Island is one of about a dozen "cat islands" around Japan, small places where there are significantly more feline residents than people. In Aoshima more than a hundred cats prowl the island, curling up in abandoned houses or strutting about in the quiet fishing village.
South Korea has scrapped a law against infidelity that arose from the chaos of the Korean War.
A battle for the strategic city of Tikrit has begun, with Iranian-backed militias and Iraqi security forces battling the Islamic State.
Based in Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, the Reuters photographer Ilya Naymushin captures scenes from around the region, portraying everyday life as Russians work, play, and survive in a place infamous for its harsh winters. This collection of photos from the past winter shows some of the ways people are coping, including vehicles modified for the winter, hand-built ice-fishing huts, ice sculptures, traditional festivals, sporting events, and more.
In which I try to explain that things that appear to be contradictions sometimes aren't.
A future awaits where countries share intelligence one minute, and hack and cyberattack each other the next.
Critics of a nuclear deal claim the regime in Tehran is fanatical. Where's their evidence?
It requires telling a better story. And the U.S. hasn't come up with one yet.
A film criticizing Beijing's pollution record has logged millions of views, and the government now appears to be acknowledging its failures to implement reforms.
Two months after President Obama announced plans to restore diplomatic ties, an MLB official mentioned the possibility of holding spring-training games in Cuba.
The Rohingya have suffered years of persecution in Burma. Rohingya Muslims are denied full citizenship, their movements restricted, their prospects grim. In one internal-displacement camp set up for the Rohingya in western Burma, in a makeshift Internet hut, the Reuters photographer Minzayar captured a series of intimate and heartbreaking portraits of families as they contact loved ones and relatives who have left the country for Thailand and Malaysia.
Netanyahu's controversial speech is masking another issue: The president's responsibility to avoid making a bad nuclear deal.
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.
The group's interpretation of the religion is not literal. It is not serious. And saying otherwise puts Muslims in an impossible situation.
The Israeli prime minister seems willing to undermine his country's relations with the U.S. in order to save his career.
The unexpected pleasure of watching an awards ceremony in a language you don't understand
Some Muslim leaders don't view the Islamic State quite like Obama does.
The smashing of priceless sculptures is part of a tradition of iconoclasm that goes back to Abraham.