The defiant message from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan set up a possible expansion of the latest flash point in Syria’s seven-year conflict and underscored the deepening rift between NATO allies over the Kurdish militias.
The pro-Brexit U.K. Independence Party is imploding, and its latest leader is resisting a no-confidence vote despite his efforts to distance himself from a girlfriend who sent racist texts about Meghan Markle, Prince Harry's biracial fiancee.
When the Soviets built the Salang Tunnel in the 1960s, engineers marveled at its innovation. Today, the pavement is torn to shreds. There is little by way of lighting or ventilation, and dust and fumes often reduce visibility. The road is the only direct route between Kabul and Afghanistan’s northern provinces.
Ben Franklin once said that house guests, like fish, start to smell after three days. Which may explain the frustration of Ecuador's President Lenín Moreno. Moreno's country has reluctantly hosted Julian Assange in its embassy in London since June 2012, when he showed up to claim political asylum. At that time, the WikiLeaks founder was wanted […]
Four helicopters were evacuating some 100 tourists and hotel workers from a four-star mountainside hotel and a nearby guesthouse in northern Italy after an avalanche overnight, civil protection authorities said Tuesday as heavy snow caused disruption across the Alps.
Myanmar says it’s ready for a gradual repatriation of Muslim Rohingya refugees chased out by the Buddhist-majority country’s military. Bangladesh says it’s preparing for the transfer, but it might need more time.
A radical Pakistani cleric wanted by the United States and released from detention last year claims he is not involved in any illegal activities and is inviting the United Nations to visit the offices of his charity in Lahore.