Tillerson Says US Seeks Accountability for Rohingya Abuses in Myanmar

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson condemned Wednesday reported atrocities committed against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. He said those responsible — perhaps the country’s military...
The Islamic State has lost most of the territory it controlled in Iraq and Syria. It lost the city of Mosul, above, in July. (Credit: Ivor Prickett for The New York Times)

With ISIS Finally On Edge of Defeat, Christians in Middle East Fear Terrorists Will...

Its de facto capital is falling. Its territory has shriveled from the size of Portugal to a handful of outposts. Its surviving leaders are...

10 World Trade Organization Members Express Concern About Trump’s ‘Buy American’ Order

Israel, China and Taiwan joined a number of U.S. allies at the World Trade Organization on Wednesday to express concerns over a Trump administration...

EU Unveils Measures to Counter Terrorist Attacks Such as Vehicle Crashing

The European Union on Wednesday unveiled new measures to help counter deadly low-tech attacks following a spate of killings in major cities by extremists...

Saudi Arabia Appoints First Female Spokesperson at U.S. Embassy

As Saudi Arabia feverishly portrays itself as ready to join the ranks of modern, tolerant societies, the kingdom has turned to a once-unlikely messenger...

US Faces Other Extremism Threats After ISIS Collapse in Raqqa

The imminent fall of the Islamic State’s de facto capital leaves America a multitude of tasks to restore stability in the Middle East, starting...

Travel Industry Ramps Up Effort to Promote Caribbean Tourism

The travel industry is ramping up efforts to remind consumers that many Caribbean islands were unaffected by hurricanes and that their economies depend on...

Israel Says There Will Be No Talks if Hamas Is in Palestinian Government

Israel said Tuesday it would not conduct diplomatic negotiations with a Palestinian government that includes a role for the militant Hamas group, laying down...

US-Backed Syrian Forces Celebrate Fall of ISIS Capital of Raqqa

U.S.-backed Syrian forces celebrated in the devastated streets of Raqqa on Tuesday after gaining control of the northern city that once was the heart...

U.S.-Backed Forces Say Raqqa Has Been Captured From ISIS

American-backed forces said on Tuesday that they had seized the northern Syrian city of Raqqa from the Islamic State, a major blow to the...

Ancient Temple of Ramses II Discovered by Archaeologists in Egypt

Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered the remains of an ancient temple belonging to King Ramses II. Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities says that the discovery was...

46 Officers Killed in Taliban Attacks on Afghan Police Posts

At least 46 Afghan police officers, including a senior general, were killed in two separate Taliban attacks on Tuesday, officials said, highlighting the heavy...

Chinese House Church Leaders and Toddler Arrested After Singing in Public Park

The Communist country proves that it is serious about its newest religious restrictions. A Chinese house church pastor, her daughter, and her young grandson have...

Duterte Declares Besieged City of Marawi ‘Liberated’

Six months into a protracted battle with militants besieged in the southern city of Marawi, the Philippine military appears to be on the cusp...

Daphne Caruana Galizia, Investigative Reporter in Malta, Killed by Car Bomb

Daphne Caruana Galizia, an investigative reporter in Malta who revealed the secrets of the wealthy, powerful and corrupt, was killed by a car bomb...

OECD Says Reversing Brexit Would Boost UK Economy

Reversing the Brexit process would boost the UK economy, the international economic body, the OECD has said. A new referendum or a change of government...

Free Democrats’ Leader Christian Lindner Urges Merkel to Give Up Finance Ministry

A key potential ally in Germany’s next government insisted Tuesday that Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party shouldn’t keep the finance ministry because that gives her...

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Expecting Child in April

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge say their third child will be due in April. The royal couple had already revealed that they were having...

Taliban Kill 71 People in Afghanistan Attacks

Afghanistan’s deputy interior minister says the Taliban have killed 71 people in attacks in Ghazni and Paktia province. The official, Murad Ali Murad, told a...

Instability Set to Follow ISIS Collapse

The Islamic State group, responsible for some of the worst atrocities perpetrated against civilians in recent history, appears on the verge of collapse. After brutalizing...