27 Sep 2016
Republican candidate Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton went head to head on Monday evening in their first presidential debate, while millions of American voters watched.
The following are the most prominent statements in the...
26 Sep 2016
France will dismantle the squalid shanty town where thousands of migrants live in the northern port city of Calais and expects Britain — where many of the migrants ultimately want to go — to play its part in managing the...
22 Sep 2016
Could India and Pakistan really go to war? It almost seems an absurd question to ask.
After all, both countries have long been nuclear powers — a deterrent that encompasses the lives of a combined 1.4 billion people. Both nations...
18 Sep 2016
On a recent evening on Hungary's border with Serbia, a fleet of police trucks raced along the dusty boundary.
A heat sensor trained on the razor wire fence had picked up migrants approaching, officers explained. The migrants, about two...
29 Aug 2016
China is hoping to cement its standing as a global power when it hosts leaders from the world's biggest economies this weekend, but suspects the West and its allies will try to deny Beijing what it sees as its rightful place on the...
28 Aug 2016
The European Union grinds back into action this week after its August break, still dazed by Britain's midsummer vote to quit the EU and facing much the same "polycrisis" as a year ago: a mass of refugees, a fragile economy,...
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...