Twin blasts in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna on Wednesday, both reportedly assassination attempts against prominent figures, killed at least 82 people.
Israeli forces unleashed some of the most intense bombardments of the 3-week-old war with Hamas on Tuesday, flattening the home of the militant group's top political leader in the Gaza Strip, damaging the offices of an affiliated television station and knocking out the densely populated...
A brief lull in fighting Saturday sent Palestinians in the battered Gaza Strip flocking to shops and banks and surging into devastated neighborhoods to search for missing relatives and recover belongings.
It was supposed to be a place of refuge from a devastating war.
The Ukrainian government collapsed and the popular prime minister resigned Thursday, highlighting the political gridlock gripping the country struggling with a pro-Russia insurgency, a hostile neighbor and one of the weakest economies in Europe.
Dr. Sheik Umar Khan knew he was putting his life at risk by working closely with the victims of the Ebola virus outbreak in Sierra Leone. Still, he kept at it.
The French government confirmed Thursday night that wreckage from an Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people that disappeared from radar earlier in the day had been found.
President Obama faced sharp criticism for his immigration policies here Wednesday even as the White House stepped up efforts to cope with the tens of thousands of children and teens from Central America who have poured into Texas’ Rio Grande Valley. Obama said he was “intimately aware" of the problems on the Southwest border, telling a news conference that his administration had assigned more Border Patrol agents and deployed more surveillance than ever before to stop illegal immigration, and that it deports almost 400,000 people each year. Pressed to explain why he isn’t visiting Border Patrol stations or detention facilities during his two-day visit to Texas,...