A man who served the regime recounts his efforts to bring it down.
A U.S. airstrike killed Hafiz Sayed Khan, the leader of the group in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said.
Washington’s reliance on private contractors to fight its wars has mutated into a strategic vulnerability.
Wildfires in Europe, competition in Rio, Seafair in Seattle, protests in Kashmir, sunflowers in Japan, ostriches in China, and much more.
Mauro Morandi is set to be evicted from the Mediterranean island he has called home for nearly 30 years. Can it remain a paradise without him?
Michael Phelps beat a more than 2,000-year-old Olympic record set by the champion athlete of the ancient games.
The highlights from seven days of reading about the world
From French beaches and waterparks to the Olympic beach-volleyball courts, the full-length swimwear has caused controversy.
At least 11 explosions have struck various tourist-friendly parts of the country, killing four people and wounding more than 30.
The housing ministry’s initiative aims to bring in an additional 1,000 more to the country.
Running coach John Anzrah allegedly posed as an athlete to help cheat a doping test.
The IRA. Basque separatists. Black September. And now, ISIS. Can Europe use the lessons of the past to defeat the terror of today?
Over the next two weeks I’ll be featuring some amazing images from recent Olympic events. Today’s entry encompasses cycling, archery, volleyball, weightlifting, diving, sailing, judo, a passing capybara, and much more.
How a beloved television cook’s spin on classic Cuban cuisine taught a generation of viewers to thrive amid deprivation
Ecuador says Swedish prosecutors will interview the WikiLeaks founder at its London embassy—though no date was given.
Turkish officials connected him to the failed July 15 coup attempt.
Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor, 64, was a reluctant billionaire who told the BBC his desert-island song would be “Albatross” by Fleetwood Mac.
The Senate voted 59-21 to indict President Dilma Rousseff, paving the way for her trial in the chamber.
Organizers have signaled that the Games aren’t solely a competition among nations.
The deaths of 11 babies in a blaze at a Baghdad hospital are likely to increase anger about corruption in the country.