Sat, 26 Jul 2014 05:07:48 GMT
Russia has accelerated its intervention, moving more of its own troops to its border with Ukraine, American and Ukrainian officials said on Friday.
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 02:29:14 GMT
European monitors said credit and debit cards belonging to victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 had been tampered with, the latest in a string of reports of looting at the crash site.
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:58:04 GMT
A 12-hour humanitarian lull in fighting has provided a chance for Palestinians to bury the dead and gather belongings for the conflict's next phase, and for Israelis to visit wounded soldiers.
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 03:52:27 GMT
Rebels say they are designing rechargeable batteries for shoulder-fired antiaircraft missiles, increasing the threat to civilian and military aircraft.
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 03:10:42 GMT
Some 30 tunnels, part of a network used by Palestinian militants, have been found by Israeli forces since the ground invasion of Gaza began.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:42:23 GMT
French officials ruled out a ground strike, a black box was found at the scene of the crash, and the French president confirmed there were no survivors.
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:48:46 GMT
In Yushu, Buddhists demonstrate a reverence for all living beings — even a tiny river shrimp that some believe could be the reincarnated souls of loved ones who died in an earthquake in 2010.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:30:06 GMT
The deal that Secretary of State John Kerry reached in Afghanistan two weeks ago appeared in trouble as rival presidential candidates revealed serious differences.
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 02:14:43 GMT
Abdel-Moaz Banoun, an outspoken critic of the nation’s clashing militias, was taken from his car by two armed men in Tripoli.
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 12:28:00 GMT
George J. Tenet, the former C.I.A. director, has been quietly engineering a counterattack against a Senate panel’s finding that officials misled Congress about an interrogation program.
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 01:35:04 GMT
A separatist commander said that the rebels did have antiaircraft missiles and might have shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 01:10:11 GMT
Ambassador Ron Dermer, a former American citizen, has such a close relationship to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel that he has been called “Bibi’s brain.”
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 02:44:41 GMT
An activist group says ISIS killed dozens of Syrian soldiers and took over part of their base as the militants’ direct clashes with the government escalate.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:35:33 GMT
Russia’s consumer protection agency alleged that nutritional information had been misrepresented and that contaminated food had been found.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:57:36 GMT
Secretary of State John Kerry planned to fly to Paris on Friday night to continue his diplomatic push for a cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:50:58 GMT
The death of Nick Castle, a 23-year-old volunteer in China, raises serious questions about Peace Corps medical care.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:44:04 GMT
An artist who has no phone or computer, Friedrich Liechtenstein has drawn millions of hits on YouTube with his commercial for Edeka, one of Germany’s largest supermarket chains.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:14:06 GMT
Yoo Dae-kyoon is accused of embezzling millions of dollars from the ferry operator, actions that prosecutors say led to the sinking of the doomed ferry Sewol, in which over 300 died.
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:24:56 GMT
The announcement came amid intense international efforts for a broader cease-fire. Three hours into the scheduled pause in the fighting Saturday, both sides appeared to be holding their fire.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:49:07 GMT
The railway was criticized by Tibet advocates who said it would bring too many ethnic Han migrants to the capital, Lhasa, and other Tibetan areas.
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 05:22:03 GMT
Taliban insurgents intercepted two minibuses traveling through central Afghanistan and killed at least 14 passengers, including women and a child, officials said Friday.
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 05:03:15 GMT
A former president of Kyrgyzstan was convicted and sentenced in absentia to life in prison on Friday for his role in violently breaking up an opposition rally, resulting in 77 deaths.
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 04:59:46 GMT
A 61-year-old American man who was cycling in Russia carrying “messages of peace” was killed by a Russian drunken driver in a hit-and-run accident, the news agency Itar-Tass reported the local police as saying on Friday.
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 04:59:46 GMT
Sri Lankan asylum seekers who have been on an Australian customs vessel for weeks will be taken to Australia’s mainland for a temporary stay and may be sent to India, Australia’s government said Friday.
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 04:57:29 GMT
West Africa’s current Ebola outbreak has spread to a fourth country, as Nigeria on Friday confirmed a death caused by the disease.
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 03:56:48 GMT
The European Union has accelerated efforts to enact tougher economic sanctions against Russia, despite the difficulty of creating a resolution that will not hurt the rest of Europe’s economy.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:44:27 GMT
The helicopter possibly hit a high-tension wire, and witnesses said they saw it explode before it crashed.
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.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:13:34 GMT
The authorities in Urumqi, capital of the western Chinese region of Xinjiang, have banned passengers on public buses from carrying liquids, lighters and some powders as part of a continuing effort to tighten security following several deadly terrorist attacks.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:14:49 GMT
The decay in the countries’ relations “has spiraled beyond an island sovereignty dispute and risks an armed conflict neither wants,” the International Crisis Group says in a new report.
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:55:39 GMT
A spokesman for the Aviation Safety Council of Taiwan said it was too early to determine the role of the storm in the crash, but the airline said that the weather was a factor.
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:39:13 GMT
Israel and Hamas slugged it out in Gaza this week, while Russia was increasing its involvement in Ukraine’s civil strife.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:13:08 GMT
News media are cutting back on the immersive reporting that matters most.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:41:27 GMT
The debate over parole for apartheid killers reveals that South Africa’s truth and reconciliation was a mirage.
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