| Mar 23, 2014
| 12:17 PM
MOSCOW – Three Ukrainian military officers on the Crimean peninsula remained missing Sunday and were believed to be held by Russian forces, a Ukrainian official said, as the Russians continued to seek full control of the peninsula’s military...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 6:43 PM
RAMALLAH, West Bank — Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas announced plans Tuesday to press the issue of Palestinian statehood by applying for membership in 15 international agencies, despite strong Israeli opposition.
The move apparently...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Participant Media is joining Image Nation Abu Dhabi as co-financer of the upcoming documentary about Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani student activist who survived a Taliban assassination attempt. Docu is being helmed by "Waiting for Superman" director...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 10:36 AM
The United Nations General Assembly overwhelmingly adopted a resolution declaring Crimea’s referendum on independence illegal, a move that U.S. and European diplomats hope will help deter Russia from seizing more of Ukraine.
The measure, sponsored...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani took the annual Davos forum by storm on Thursday, touting investment opportunities on the horizon as his country works to get sanctions lifted and hailing a new day in Tehran's relations with the West.
He even deemed...
| Jan 27, 2014
On this day 69 years ago, soldiers of the 60th Army of the First Ukrainian Front pried open the gates of Auschwitz-Birkenau and were greeted as liberators by the 7,000 or so emaciated prisoners who were among the walking dead remaining within the camp...
| Oct 21, 2013
Pyongyang, North Korea — I became British ambassador to North Korea a year ago, and since then I have seen firsthand the nature of the regime. Its human rights record is appalling; it continues to develop its nuclear and ballistic missile programs...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Malala Yousafzai isn’t the first to proclaim the pen mightier than the sword, but she is probably the only teenager to emerge defiant after taking a bullet for the right of literacy.
The Pakistani girl shot in the head by Taliban gunmen nine...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:36 AM
UNITED NATIONS — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will meet Thursday with Secretary of State John Kerry and representative of five other world powers, in what will be the highest-level face-to-face meeting between diplomats from...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:44 PM
TEHRAN — Tens of thousands of protesters chanting "Death to America" marched outside the former U.S. Embassy in Iran's capital Monday in a staged rally highlighting hard-liners' wariness about any possible rapprochement with the Islamic Republic's...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 1:11 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- It's a continent where presidents have called homosexuality un-African, un-Godly and anti-human, where same-sex relations are widely banned and gay people are routinely beaten, jailed, harassed or killed.
Africa, with its...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
PARIS -- You're probably thinking that there are better things to watch than the annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly -- like maybe something featuring narcissistic birdbrains or pretentious toddlers. But you can actually get all of the...