Sun, 20 Apr 2014 01:06:22 GMT
The United Nations, facing a shortage of supplies to handle the epidemic, refuses to address whether its peacekeepers brought a deadly strain of the disease into the country.
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:27:43 GMT
As the death toll from the South Korean disaster reached 58, with more than 200 people still missing, officials said they expected weeks of grim recovery operations.
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 18:37:29 GMT
Lee Jun-seok became the second sea captain in two years to flee a sinking vessel when he left a South Korean ferry as terrified passengers were still struggling to get off.
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:04:43 GMT
President Obama wants to isolate Russia by cutting off its economic and political ties to the outside world, limiting its expansionist ambitions and effectively making it a pariah state.
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:13:35 GMT
In areas of eastern Ukraine under militant control, pro-Russian forces are stifling the news media and political dissenters.
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 22:19:42 GMT
A corruption inquiry targeting the retired Communist Party leader Zhou Yongkang and his family could challenge a tacit rule that has allowed elite clans to accumulate vast wealth.
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 17:33:27 GMT
Infighting between commanders appears to be impeding talks with government negotiators, and recent bombings raise the possibility that the very idea of making peace has divided the Taliban.
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 16:05:40 GMT
The idea of a new lottery in Slovakia is to encourage citizens to collect sales receipts and register them with the government, forcing restaurant and shop owners to pay the taxes they owe.
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 22:42:29 GMT
An Austrian case has become, depending on who is doing the talking, an example either of wrongful imprisonment, naked avarice or how feuds among heirs can complicate Holocaust restitution cases.
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:02:22 GMT
Syrian insurgents and antigovernment activists are reporting near-continuous bombardment of the Old City and the nearby neighborhood of Waer.
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:46:56 GMT
After 10 months in captivity in Syria, the French journalists were released on the Turkish-Syrian border on Friday.
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:06:05 GMT
An airstrike killed 13 suspected Al Qaeda militants and three civilians in Yemen.
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 06:42:42 GMT
Seven people died during the gunfight Friday, which began after migrants grabbed one or more assault rifles from the guards and began firing, the reports said.
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:43:36 GMT
The brother of the Pakistani journalist who was shot accused the chief of Pakistan’s intelligence service of being responsible for the attack.
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 22:58:17 GMT
The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will continue even if the unmanned vessel combing the ocean floor off Western Australia finds nothing on its initial run, officials said.
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:02:48 GMT
Islamic extremists claimed responsibility for an explosion that ripped through a busy bus station in Abuja, killing at least 75 people and wounding 141.
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:39:43 GMT
Inspired by the civil rights movement, Mr. Birnbaum aimed at improving the lives of Soviet Jews and he contributed to legislation that eventually helped liberalize Moscow’s emigration policies.
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 18:09:28 GMT
In the care of smugglers, a 12-year-old girl set out from Ecuador to join her parents, who had immigrated illegally to New York. She made it to Mexico before she died.
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 10:05:07 GMT
An avalanche that left at least 13 dead has focused attention on the Sherpas, skilled high-altitude climbers who put themselves at great risk for the teams that pay them.
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:58:22 GMT
Twenty years after the genocide in Rwanda, David Turnley dug through his archives to confront not just ghastly images of atrocity, but also glimmers of human dignity and hope.
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 17:15:25 GMT
Documenting the Zhou family investment tree to assess the vast wealth accumulated by the family of the former national security chief, who also ran the giant China National Petroleum Corp.
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 06:01:57 GMT
The sentencing is part of a clampdown on the New Citizens Movement, which has called on government officials to disclose their financial assets.
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 05:50:32 GMT
A leading Chinese scientist welcomed the release of a government report on contaminants in soil, a first in the country, but questioned why it had been done in such an understated manner.
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:14:14 GMT
A procession in Kolkata, West Bengal, to mark the occasion of Good Friday.
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:43:18 GMT
Chandni Chowk is one among the seven constituencies in the nation’s capital that make up the state of Delhi, which is seen as a potential bellwether for the national elections.
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:41:11 GMT
What you need to know on Friday about India’s elections.
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:07:35 GMT
A look back at a time when Marines thought Iraq had finally achieved a tentative peace and were able to take time to simply share a meal with elders.
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:56:26 GMT
Thousands of Turkish women have taken part in a Twitter campaign to voice outrage at men who invade their space by spreading their legs while sitting next to them on buses and trains.
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:15:43 GMT
One day after he took part in a stage-managed forum with President Vladimir Putin on Russian state television, the former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden defended his participation.
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:18:35 GMT
The former National Security Agency contractor Edward J. Snowden asked President Vladimir V. Putin a question during a call-in program on Russian television.
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 18:30:01 GMT
Oscar Pistorius is either a traumatized person or a good actor. His histrionics are hard to read.
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