The foreign minister says his country is friendly to Jews. But his country seeks the elimination of the country in which nearly half the world's Jews live.
On the anniversary of its disappearance, investigators still have no idea what happened to the plane—or even where it is.
Maz Jobrani is challenging extremist ideology and Muslim stereotypes, one punchline at a time.
Mohammad Emwazi didn't look like the killer who became Jihadi John. Why is that so surprising?
Why do people travel abroad to take part in somebody else’s violent conflict?
Moscow has announced that two men from the North Caucasus killed the outspoken Putin critic. But who put them up to it?
This week we have images of Holi in India, a mine rescue in Ukraine, a public caning in Indonesia, Purim celebrations in London, Hawaii seen from orbit, the killing of the Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, a robotic traffic cop in Kinshasa, a Benjamin Netanyahu cupcake, and much more.
The TBS host became the first American late-night fixture to broadcast from the boycotted country since 1959. He played it very safe.
My strange and sweaty evening in Washington
"I just don't want to live like this," a prominent Chinese journalist says about the environmental hell that her country has become. We are witnessing a very important moment for China's future, and for its effect on the world.
Thousands of Buddhists gathered at Thailand's Wat Dhammakaya on Wednesday to observe Makha Bucha, a religious holiday that marks the anniversary of Buddha's mass sermon to the first 1,250 newly ordained monks 2,558 years ago.
Kim Ki-jong, the Korean militant who assaulted Mark Lippert in Seoul, earned praise from North Korea on Thursday.
Ben Rhodes, Obama's deputy national security adviser, talks about whether Benjamin Netanyahu is trying to push the West toward a military confrontation with Iran.
"I take the Iranian threat seriously. But I suspect hysteria is unhelpful—and if that's true, so is raising the specter of the Holocaust, as Netanyahu does every time he discusses this topic. " A historian on the current state of debate.
In Beijing, awareness of the dangers of the polluted sky is now on the rise, thanks to growing data on its air quality. China will "declare war on pollution," Premier Li Keqiang told parliament in an opening address in 2014. A tougher environmental law took effect on January 1, while a new environment minister took charge on Friday.
A powerful speech, received in very different ways by different audiences
If today's world resembles Europe on the eve of invasion, carnage, and the Holocaust, then Netanyahu's warnings are prudent and wise. But what if the analogy is wrong?
In an impassioned speech, the Israeli prime minister makes the case that Iran is ruled by very bad men. But we got that.
A Nepali official is steaming mad about the human waste at the highest peak in the Himalayas.
But does he have a realistic alternative for the president's vision on a nuclear deal with Iran?