‘Greek Watergate’ wiretap scandal throws government into turmoil
Greece's prime minister faces a growing political scandal after an opposition leader announced his phone was tapped by the national intelligence service.
At least 8 dead in Seoul-area flooding amid record rainfall
About 15 inches of rain hit southwestern Seoul on Monday, according to the Korean Meteorological Administration, and seven people were missing.
Ukraine Live Briefing: Explosions rock Russian air base in Crimea
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky accused Russia of "nuclear blackmail" following attacks on Europe's largest nuclear power plant.
Issey Miyake, designer known as the prince of pleats, dies at 84
The Japanese fashion designer was famous for his pleated designs and for making Steve Jobs's signature black turtlenecks.
Kenyans head to polls in tightly contested, closely watched election
Former prime minister Raila Odinga and Deputy President William Ruto are vying for the highest office.
Northern Mexico has a historic water shortage. These maps explain why.
As water demand has grown, researchers say a lack of rain and mismanagement has led to one of the worst droughts in the northern half of the country.
Kremlin sharply critical of Ukraine’s call for travel ban on Russians
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky called on other countries to ban all Russian travelers to help stop Moscow from annexing any more Ukrainian territory.
In photos and videos: Seoul’s dramatic scenes of floods
At least eight people have died after a record amount of rain fell over South Korea on Monday and Tuesday, including in the capital, Seoul, inundating city streets and flooding subway stations.
London police’s strip-search of hundreds of children sparks national probe
Forty-two percent of children subjected the "traumatic” practice were Black boys, an investigation by the Children’s Commissioner for England found.
Taiwan says military drills show China is preparing to invade
The Taiwanese foreign minister accused Beijing of using House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit as a pretext for launching exercises designed to prepare for an attack.
United States returns looted Bronze Age treasures to Cambodia
The 30 looted Cambodian artifacts were sold by antiquities dealer Douglas Latchford and other illegal networks to U.S. museums.
An airline short on baggage handlers is asking executives to fill in
How many zeros in a baggage handler’s salary? As ground staffers call in sick, Australia’s Qantas has asked its executives to pick up the slack.
China shifts the military status quo on Taiwan after Pelosi visit
Beijing appears to be accelerating efforts to establish a new normal in its military posture around Taiwan, using the U.S. speaker's visit as an excuse for the escalation.
Ukraine Live Briefing: U.S. to send $1 billion in weapons to Ukraine; U.N. demands access to targeted nuclear plant
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky slammed Russia's reported plans to hold referendums and warned that strikes on the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant pose enormous risks.
New Ukraine military package is largest yet, Pentagon says
The Pentagon announcement comes as Ukrainian forces undertake a counteroffensive aimed at reclaiming the southern city of Kherson.
Russia, Ukraine open to IAEA visit after ‘suicidal’ nuclear plant strike
In the wake of purported strikes targeting Zaporizhzhia, world leaders and experts are calling Russian and Ukrainian forces to declare a military-free zone.
Accounting of bodies in Bucha nears completion
Ukrainian officials have announced the results of a meticulous months-long investigation that was at times painful and gruesome.
In Africa, Blinken seeks to beguile, not browbeat, over Russia
The Biden administration's efforts come at a challenging moment, as Russia’s protracted war in Ukraine tests the resolve of even Kyiv’s biggest backers.
China’s military extends drills near Taiwan after Pelosi trip
The maneuvers have raised tensions in the Taiwan Strait to their highest level in decades, threatening shipping routes and trade.
Zelensky calls on West to ban all Russian travelers
Zelensky says West should warn Russian against annexing more Ukrainian land and let them "live in their own world until they change their philosophy."