Kashmir Press Club closure is the latest blow to media freedom in the conflict-torn region, journalists say
In India-controlled Kashmir, a region off limits to foreign reporters that is rife with communications blackouts, local journalists remained one of the few reliable sources of information.
French adventurer, 75, dies attempting to row across the Atlantic solo
The Portuguese coast guard found the boat overturned near the Azores on Friday and dispatched a diver on Saturday.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern cancels her wedding amid omicron outbreak
Ardern has been forced to abandon her wedding plans, which reportedly included a performance by the singer Lorde, because of an outbreak of the omicron coronavirus variant.
Thich Nhat Hanh, Buddhist monk who sought peace and mindfulness, dies at 95
He lived in exile from his native Vietnam for decades and sought to apply Buddhist principles to social and political concerns.
Peru appeals for international help to clean up major oil spill linked to the Tonga volcano eruption
A Spanish oil company said waves caused by the volcanic eruption near Tonga last week were responsible for the spill of 6,000 barrels of oil off the coast of Peru.
The Kiribati island nation was one of the world’s last covid-free places. Now it’s under lockdown.
The Pacific island nation, one of the world’s most remote, had reported just two infections before the flight this month.
Airlines in Europe say they are flying near-empty planes as omicron derails travel. They say E.U. rules mean they can’t stop.
One airline says it may need to fly 18,000 "poorly booked" flights this winter — a figure the E.U. disputes.
Two brothers were separated in India during the partition. 74 years later, they have finally reunited.
India's partition in 1947 fractured families. Today, volunteer groups running YouTube channels have cropped up with a sole purpose: to reunite them.
More than 60 killed, including children, in airstrikes in Yemen
The strikes raised the death toll in a particularly violent week for the war-torn country.
Military trainers, missiles and over 200,000 pounds of lethal aid: What NATO members have sent Ukraine so far
Ukraine is not a NATO member and does not benefit from the organization’s mutual defense pact, but Kyiv has received significant defense support since Russia annexed its Crimea region.
Two Canadians are killed in shooting at Mexican beach resort
The shooting is the latest to take the life of a foreigner along Mexico's troubled Riviera Maya.
The human toll of the Russia-Ukraine conflict since 2014
As the standoff between Russia and Ukraine intensifies, many fear a repeat of the 2014 conflict, which left death, destruction and displacement in its wake.
In crisis talks, U.S., Russian top diplomats trade demands on Ukraine
The Biden administration is racing to head off what it says could be a dangerous assault on Russia’s neighbor.
British white supremacist, initially sentenced to read Austen and Dickens, imprisoned for two years
Ben John, who had been described by British police as an extremist with neo-Nazi sympathies, was originally told to read English literature before his sentence was overturned.
Four maps that explain the Russia-Ukraine conflict
The conflict playing out between Russia and Ukraine is one marked by land borders and shaped by strategic influence.
Kurdish-led forces repel Islamic State prison assault; dozens of casualties
Despite their defeat in 2019, Islamic State fighters still carry out attacks in Syria and Iraq.
Mining truck explosion kills at least 13 and wounds more than 100 in Ghana
Police initially reported 17 deaths but revised the toll to 13 Friday, saying four had been mistaken for dead.
Italy needs a new president and a stable government. Mario Draghi cannot be the answer to both.
Italy on Monday is beginning the process to select a new president.
Teenage pilot Zara Rutherford becomes the youngest woman to fly solo around the world
The 19-year-old British-Belgian aviator completed her more than 32,000-mile journey when she touched down in Belgium on Thursday.
Some governments have launched plans to fine the unvaccinated. Experts caution against the approach.
A growing number of governments is offering people a stark choice: Get your coronavirus vaccine or pay up.