The Congress Party’s humiliating loss in parliamentary elections might mean an end for a family that has dominated national politics since the 19th century.
Obtaining an H-1B visa was always complicated. Now it’s even harder to get one.
The White House is citing unspecified threats from Iran. The specifics are murky, but the potential for escalation is real.
Russia announced plans to give passports to separatists in Ukraine. That’s not unusual.
A software program called “Annie” uses machine learning to place refugees in cities where they are most likely to be welcomed and find success.
When ISIS claimed responsibility for the Easter attacks in Sri Lanka, it did so in Arabic and English—and in languages spoken in just a few regions across South Asia.
Investigators have to determine how the militants went from defacing places of worship to launching a devastating attack.
The Easter Sunday bombings, which killed more than 200 people, are a reminder of the tensions that linger from the brutal civil war that ended a decade ago.
Focusing on asylum seekers who cross land borders ignores the real problem: people who overstay their visas.
The president has denied wrongdoing, played the victim, and refrained from criticizing Russia’s role in the election.
The Indian government’s failure to create millions of new jobs for its young population may be its undoing in elections.
She has sought to become the national healer, and the country is following her lead.
Even moderate countries have severely restricted the number of refugees they allow to stay within their borders.
After mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques, British news organizations received backlash for publishing the shooter’s manifesto and video of the attacks.
The Syrian president appears comfortably in power, but his supporters in Moscow can’t afford to pay for reconstruction; his adversaries in the West can, but won’t.
As President Donald Trump meets with North Korea’s dictator, military escalation in South Asia offers lessons.
An Alabama college student who joined ISIS in Syria wants to come home and take responsibility for her actions. The U.S. government says she was never a citizen—and can’t enter the country.
Two sets of negotiations with the Taliban are under way in Afghanistan. Neither includes the country’s democratically elected, internationally recognized administration.
For now, the Trump administration’s response is rich in rhetoric but slim on details.
Amid a worldwide refugee crisis and increased immigration restrictions, most EU member states sell “golden visas”—residence permits or citizenship—to the ultra-wealthy for thousands or even millions of euros.