The central bank took steps to halt the slide of the currency—but stayed mum about raising interest rates.
On August 14, 2003, more than 50 million people across eight U.S. states and parts of Canada were left without power for days in the most widespread blackout in North American history.
U.S. tariffs on Turkish steel and aluminum caused the lira to slide. But ties between Washington and Ankara have been strained for a while.
When one South Korean family lost their son to the invaders from the North in 1950, they never thought they would see him again.
“I think people are feeling severely depressed by the situation.”
Missiles fly between Israel and Gaza, dizzying views in Hong Kong, a migrant family is reunited in Guatemala, a boisterous rodeo in Australia, wildfires intensify in California, and much more.
Efforts to loosen restrictive laws in the two Catholic-majority countries resulted in two very different outcomes.
Drone strikes continue and spread—away from public scrutiny or congressional oversight.
On the Indonesian island of Lombok, near Bali, at least 250 deaths and many hundreds of injuries have been reported, and tens of thousands have been left homeless.
An easing of cross-border tensions, a zeal for free trade, and a more globalist-minded young leader have brought change to the Horn of Africa. Can this formula catch on across the continent?
How an international spat over human rights will exacerbate Canada’s doctor shortage
Most capital crimes in Saudi Arabia are punished through beheadings—but this week officials beheaded and then displayed the body of a convicted criminal.
The move to punish Moscow for the attempted assassination of a former Russian spy in Britain was long overdue.
It may not seem like it, but Tehran has a lot to gain from meeting with a U.S. president in search of his own nuclear deal.
Fashions and technologies may change over time, but cats never go out of style.
For years, photographers have traveled across Russia finding and photographing intriguing ghost towns, empty Soviet factories, toppling houses, and crumbling churches.
The former British foreign secretary kicks off another gaffe cycle—and injects himself back into the news.
In a tweet, the president suggested countries have to choose: Iran or America.
An apparent assassination attempt in Venezuela shows how technology is moving faster than governments can counter it.
The kingdom, accusing Canadians of interference, expelled their ambassador—and that was just the beginning.