The U.N. estimates that there were almost 20 million refugees worldwide at the end of last year.
Beijing’s top five scapegoats, from journalists to hedge funds to the U.S. federal reserve
The top lobbyist for the agreement, along with John Kerry’s former chief of staff, answer a prominent critic’s questions for President Obama.
Readers from around the world register the surprising effects of the Iran nuclear deal.
Blame Elizabeth I for Donald Trump’s least-favorite policy.
Accusations of terrorism are a window into how the Turkish government tries to intimidate reporters, but also how a media bad boy is maturing.
The use of a stick to hold a camera at a distance for a self-portrait is not a new phenomenon, but the popularity of the new breed of extendable selfie stick has exploded over the past two years.
What the Iran “debate” has taught us about our ability to discuss world affairs
On the desperation behind the migrant tragedy in Austria
Hikers on a moonlit night in Mexico, a massive ball pit in Washington, D.C., Usain Bolt taken down by a Segway in China, a squirrel monkey riding a capybara in Japan, and much more.
A 2003 explosion in Najaf was to the Middle East’s Sunni-Shiite war what Gavrilo Princip’s bullets were to the First World War. I was there.
A brief history of special operations, from Panama to the war on terror
Debbie Wasserman Schultz has voted in lockstep with the White House for years. But she’s undecided on the nuclear deal.
Yanis Varoufakis on Grexit, the media, and economics
Four and a half years of violent conflict have destroyed entire regions of Syria. Caught in the middle of all this horror are the children of Syria, relying on parents who have lost control of their own lives and are now being forced to make difficult choices in desperate circumstances.
In the United States and Israel, a heated debate about whether to accept the nuclear deal with Iran continues. In the rest of the world, Iran’s reintegration is already underway.
It is not too late to strengthen the Iran deal, a prominent critic says.
The social network once aspired to be a “global town square.” Is that goal still attainable?
After two days of losses, the Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all closed sharply higher—despite lingering concerns about the health of the Chinese economy.
A look back at news images from the last week in August, 1995, two decades ago.