21 Aug 2016
Discrepancies plague the official account of a deadly assault last year in which Mexican police allegedly executed 22 suspected gang members, burned bodies, manipulated the crime scene and tortured survivors, newly-revealed details show....
20 Aug 2016
It was a massacre that shocked the world's humanitarian community.
Seventeen aid workers were killed outside their office in Sri Lanka's northeast — executed at point-blank range with automatic weapons in one of the...
10 Aug 2016
When Japanese Crown Prince Naruhito proposed to a reluctant Masako Owada, he promised to protect her with all his might, a vow that may get tougher to keep if, as expected, his father Emperor Akihito abdicates, and the woman who has...
04 Aug 2016
It's as predictable as the fixed, two-year calendar for the Olympics themselves.
Before every edition of the Games – winter or summer, rich or developing world – a litany of complaints, criticisms and doomsday predictions...
29 Jul 2016
Vladimir Putin will step up Russia's campaign to end European Union sanctions with a visit to Slovenia on Saturday, encouraged by signs his tactic of lobbying what he views as more pliant southern and eastern European states is...
27 Jul 2016
Donald Trump was in the middle of creating another nickname for Democratic rival Hillary Clinton - "Hillary Rotten Clinton!" - when he suddenly thought of his mild-mannered vice presidential running mate, Mike Pence.
25 Jul 2016
Visitors to Istanbul in these first few days after the failed military coup will find a nation that is not yet at war – but not entirely at peace either.
For the most part, Turkish people are still calmly going about their business,...
22 Jul 2016
Republican foreign policy veterans and outside experts warned that the suggestion by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump that he might abandon NATO's pledge to automatically defend all alliance members could destroy an...
22 Jul 2016
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and fellow European leaders are pressing the new British government to trigger divorce proceedings with the European Union as soon as possible.
But behind the scenes, senior German officials who spoke to...
18 Jul 2016
Turkey will not be able to join the European Union if it reintroduces the death penalty, a senior EU official said Monday.
"Let me be ... clear on one thing: no country can become an EU member state if it introduces the death penalty...