Papua New Guinea’s planned closure of a detention center for those bound for its larger neighbor is putting the focus on how Canberra deals with arrivals by sea.
Of course it would be daunting to solve the conflicts the Islamic State feeds on. But that isn’t, or shouldn’t be, the mission.
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This is the northernmost permanently inhabited place in the world, with a population of about five people—less than the number…
A shepherd pulls a lamb into the sea in Gaza City, President Obama meets Prince George in London, the aftermath of Ecuador’s earthquake, and much more.
Sixteen U.S. military personnel have been faulted for errors that led to the bombing of an MSF hospital last October in Afghanistan.
Kim Dong-chul of Fairfax, Virginia, was arrested last October.
The aftermath of the Kunduz hospital bombing: The AP reports that about 16 U.S. military personnel have been disciplined…
Two Mexican soldiers and three federal police officers have been charged with torture in connection with a gruesome video that spread quickly online.
Posti, the country’s mail service, will start offering the service next month in an effort to raise money.
Spectacular wildlife photography: the winners and runners-up from the 2016 Audubon Photography Awards competition.
Could the Islamic State's recent failures signal its demise?
It's easy to mock the Republican front-runner. But the “more serious” candidates he toppled don’t make a lot more sense.
That’s my first thought when I look at this photo of man-made archipelagos near Dubai: …
The group’s cyberwarriors are underfunded and poorly organized, but a recent shakeup could signal a change.
Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone has been suspended from the party after he appeared to suggest Hitler was a Zionist.
Doctors Without Borders says an airstrike on a hospital it operates in Aleppo has killed at least 14 people.
A controversial new law in Tennessee: The state’s Republican governor has signed legislation that allows mental-health counselors to refuse to…
South Korea unveiled new uniforms infused with mosquito-repellant as fear grows of the Zika virus in Brazil.
The Republican front-runner delivered a formal address on his “America first” doctrine on Wednesday, TelePrompter and all.