Russian police are investigating vandalism on the walls of a crumbling house where the philosopher once lived.
At least 19 people are reported dead, including several foreigners, after gunmen took hostages in the capital.
Benjamin Netanyahu, now and forever (it seems) Israel's prime minister, will do whatever it takes to keep his job, including renouncing his own positions.
With most of the votes counted in Israel's election, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is virtually certain to serve a fourth term.
Activists say Assad's army dropped chlorine gas on a northern Syrian town, while Kurdish forces allege ISIS use of the same weapon against them near Mosul.
Severe Tropical Cyclone Pam hit Vanuatu late on March 13, packing wind gusts of up to 320 kilometers (200 miles) an hour, causing widespread damage in the archipelago nation in the South Pacific Ocean.
It once seemed possible that the Israeli prime minister would take bold risks to secure his country's future. No more.
A chickenhawk moment so pure it deserves extra attention
Hundreds of thousands of stressed-out people across France have recently taken to an unlikely means of relaxation.
Trailing in the polls ahead of Tuesday's elections, the Israeli premier disavowed the creation of a Palestinian state in an appeal to the right.
It's all fun and games until someone's actually trapped in the closet.
From Arab unity to undecided voters, a few of the wild cards that might determine the next prime minister
Even with fewer clicks
Protesters demanded that Dilma Rousseff step down amid allegations of massive corruption and a sputtering economy.
For the past two weeks, 30,000 Iraqi soldiers and police officers, and several paramilitary popular-mobilization units have been advancing on the city of Tikrit and the surrounding ISIS-held territory north of Baghdad.
Isaac Herzog, who could end up as prime minister of Israel, has a very different understanding of his country's relationship with the U.S. than the man he's hoping to replace.
For half a century, memories of the Holocaust limited anti-Semitism on the Continent. That period has ended—the recent fatal attacks in Paris and Copenhagen are merely the latest examples of rising violence against Jews. Renewed vitriol among right-wing fascists and new threats from radicalized Islamists have created a crisis, confronting Jews with an agonizing choice.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has announced plans to replace Cairo with a new city built to its east. But the money would be better spent elsewhere.
Pam, a Category 5 storm, has left most of Vanuatu's population homeless.