Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:13:01 GMT
Airstrikes destroyed the home of a top Hamas leader and its media offices. Gaza’s only power plant also took a devastating hit.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 01:47:46 GMT
The sophistication and extent of the underground passages used by Hamas to infiltrate Israel from Gaza has stiffened Israeli resolve to destroy them.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:04:20 GMT
President Obama announced the action targeting more banks and a defense firm soon after the European Union imposed tough new sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:00:11 GMT
The United States has concluded that Russia violated a landmark arms control treaty by testing a prohibited ground-launched cruise missile, according to senior American officials.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:49:25 GMT
With the tragedy of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, the deaths of nearly 800 civilians in eastern Ukraine have gone virtually unnoticed by the outside world.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:54:37 GMT
Zhou Yongkang, who retired from the Politburo Standing Committee in late 2012, is the most senior Communist Party figure to face a formal corruption inquiry.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:54:51 GMT
Thanakha, a paste long prized in Myanmar for its sunblock and aesthetic qualities, is facing a challenge from multinational cosmetic corporations.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 02:07:40 GMT
As an outbreak worsened, a pay dispute with nurses left a short staff able to care primarily for just the sickest patients who had a chance of surviving.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:06:43 GMT
Two storage tanks are ablaze in the fire, which was started by militias fighting for control of the airport in Tripoli.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 01:13:45 GMT
The head of Venezuelan military intelligence was on the payroll of a Colombian drug lord, invested money in drug shipments and coordinated the shipment of cocaine, according to prosecutors.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:57:59 GMT
Separatists have been driven out of much of the 14-square-mile area where bodies and debris from the downed Malaysian plane fell.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:27:48 GMT
Kosovo Liberation Army officials were responsible for unlawful killings, abductions, sexual violence and other crimes after the 1998-99 Kosovo war, the head of a European task force said.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:40:36 GMT
The possible departure of Scotland from Britain raises all kinds of esoteric questions about the United Kingdom’s banner.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:58:27 GMT
The terrorist group has attacked or kidnapped prominent citizens in Cameroon and Nigeria, and has committed a series of suicide bombings that have killed at least 11 over two days.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 01:01:38 GMT
A package targeting Russia’s financial, energy and defense sectors was driven by the conclusion that Moscow has taken a more direct role in Ukraine.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:44:16 GMT
The general prosecutor accused former President Mikheil Saakashvili of abuse of power, largely for his handling of political protests that turned violent in November 2007.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:14:52 GMT
A mob of about 1,000 stormed through a minority Ahmadi neighborhood in a Pakistani city, leaving a woman and her two granddaughters dead.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:52:57 GMT
At least 21 people, including 14 women and girls, were killed when men positioned on both sides of a road fired automatic weapons, military officials said.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:36:58 GMT
Paris’s Jewish community is shocked by the violence that has taken place on the edges of pro-Palestinian demonstrations.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:53:48 GMT
Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, told citizens to prepare themselves for a prolonged conflict after an informal lull was shattered.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:16:25 GMT
A government demolition campaign against public symbols of the Christian faith has toppled crosses at two more churches in the province of Zhejiang.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:45:17 GMT
Fighting between rebels and the Ukrainian military forced an investigative team to retreat before it could secure the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and begin an investigation into the circumstances of the crash.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:27:15 GMT
Hashmat Khalil Karzai, a major player in the Afghan presidential election, was killed as he greeted well-wishers at his home in Kandahar.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 02:17:20 GMT
Political observers said the move could be linked to a wider inquiry into corruption at the state TV network CCTV, and to the investigation of senior security officials.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 02:16:23 GMT
Amir Hekmati, an American of Iranian descent incarcerated in Tehran for nearly three years, spent his 31st birthday in prison on Monday.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 02:13:49 GMT
The police on Monday said that they had found 17 bullet-riddled bodies in different areas of Baghdad and that other attacks killed 10 people.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 02:11:48 GMT
The United States has failed to effectively track many of the more than 465,000 light weapons it has supplied to Afghanistan, creating the risk that machine guns and other small arms could fall into insurgent hands.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:47:31 GMT
A view from inside a NATO compound in Kabul, where though seven-day workweeks, bombs and dangerous checkpoints, people from all over the world are trying to stabilize Afghanistan.
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:30:32 GMT
Samples of cartridge cases gathered by two reporters for The New York Times in eastern Ukraine showed that ammunition for assault rifles used in the clashes originated in plants that once were mainstays of Soviet arms production.
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:21:11 GMT
Iraq veteran Matt Pelak returned to the country via a job with Blackwater. He writes that it’s hard to square that experience, and his respect for his colleagues, with the recent coverage of the Blackwater employees on trial for shooting Iraqi civilians in 2007.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:56:56 GMT
On Tuesday, meat shortages were being reported in many of the more than 2,000 McDonald’s outlets in China following a supplier’s recall for its China-made products.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:55:10 GMT
Officials in northeastern China who built a running track with four neat right-angle corners said they were trying to please their leaders.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:07:04 GMT
The authorities announced that air traffic capacity would be reduced by as much as 75 percent on Tuesday in Shanghai. Several other eastern Chinese cities will also be affected.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:17:40 GMT
Contrary to what many counterterrorism experts believe, ISIS has so far shown no interest in Western targets.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:10:21 GMT
A surge of interest in World War I hasn’t set off any new debate. Historians agree: This is a very consensual centennial.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:28:11 GMT
In a remote valley in southwest Cambodia, an indigenous group fights to protect its homes from the looming construction of a hydroelectric dam.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:00:46 GMT
Sergey Ponomarev has encountered a war routine in Gaza, documenting the destruction and casualties of the latest conflict.
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