A crowd of people gathered to watch a World Cup soccer match were among the targets of militants during a deadly five-hour siege on a small town on Kenya?s coast.
Israel pummeled the Gaza Strip from the air, land and sea on Tuesday, hitting government buildings, a television station and other symbols of the Hamas militant group's power in the coastal enclave.
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.
In the category of possible last hurrahs, the 128th edition of the All-England Lawn and Tennis Club's annual party on the grass may be hosting something exceptional this year. Will this be the last time they'll be serving strawberries and cream with Roger Federer and Serena Williams? Wimbledon begins Monday. The hustle and bustle of this two-week premier event in tennis can distract from history in the making. If this is it for Federer and Williams, we should pay closer attention. To be clear, there have been no announcements. Both players hate to even field questions about retirement. That is both understandable and a necessity of survival on the pro tennis tour. If you...