Trekking the Annapurna Circuit is not nearly as grueling of an adventure as climbing Everest. But as last week’s death shows, it is certainly not without risks.
An estimated 15,000 militants from at least 80 nations are believed to have entered Syria to help overthrow the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. Related story.
Refugees from Syria’s civil war are remaking the political, economic and religious landscape in the Mideast.
Lebanese Hezbollah targets Israeli convoyThe Lebanese Hezbollah group struck an Israeli military convoy on Wednesday, killing two Israeli soldiers. The attack was an apparent retaliation for an airstrike that killed six Hezbollah fighters in Syria earlier this month.
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A day at the beach, Rhode Island tall ship damaged in storm, Kurdish fighters push back Islamic State and more.
Israel and Hezbollah exchanged deadly fire Wednesday across a border region monitored by U.N. peacekeepers.
Gunmen stormed a hotel popular with foreigners in the capital of Tripoli on Tuesday, killing at least 10 people.
Defeat of the Islamic State in Kobane, Syria, is a plus for U.S. and European governments concerned about domestic terror.
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More than 300 survivors gathered at Auschwitz to mark the 70th anniversary of the Nazi concentration camp’s liberation.
He cancels a visit to the Taj Mahal to attend the funeral and meet the country’s new leader.
Snowmobiling through Boston, Steven Spielberg attends Auschwitz remembrance, cockroach Valentine and more.
At least 10 people were killed and 13 injured in an accident that took place during a NATO training exercise.
Preparing for the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, ice-water plunges, Miss Universe and more.
The president arrives for Republic Day celebrations
Leftist victory could put Athens at odds with the rest of Europe.
Pro-Russian separatists shell the eastern city of Mariupol, leaving dozens dead or injured.
Shiite insurgents overran the palace and shelled the residence in an offensive against the Western-allied government.
After being hindered by rough weather, Indonesian search and rescue officials were able to retrieve six bodies from the wreckage.
The new monarch, Salman bin Abdul Aziz, is a veteran of the country’s top leadership.