The Taliban say five of its members met with Pakistani officials in the capital, Islamabad, to discuss ways of ending the war in neighboring Afghanistan.
"This increase is not a spike but rather a rise to a continuing plateau."
A court in Azerbaijan has sentenced an opposition politician to three years in prison in a case criticized by human rights groups.
Iraq hopes to raise billions of dollars at a conference next month to fund reconstruction after its costly war against the Islamic State group, but many fear the country’s endemic corruption could undermine the appeal.
Venezuela’s constitutional assembly has ordered presidential elections by April 30 as the ruling socialist party seeks to consolidate its grip on power amid a worsening economic crisis.
Fadi Khoury was shopping with his wife and three-year-old boy in Damascus when the barrage of mortars crashed around them, severely wounding the couple and killing their only child.
In Paris, Secretary of State Rex Tilleron said Russia has failed to rid Syria of chemical weapons and has no moral authority to weigh in on a solution to the country’s civil war.
Venezuela’s pro-government constitutional assembly orders presidential elections by April 30.
Uganda’s president says he loves President Donald Trump and that he should be praised for not mincing words.
Prosecutors have told jurors that a man accused of driving into worshippers outside a London mosque looked at emails and social media messages written by far-right activists before the attack.
German pro surfer Sebastian Steudtner said the waves at Navare made for “a day to remember."
Female journalists are angry over gender segregation at a holy Jewish site.
A military court has sentenced Bulgaria’s former intelligence chief to 15 years in prison for embezzling millions in public funds.
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The United Nations human rights office says Congolese security forces targeted U.N. monitors, preventing them from doing their jobs, while using excessive force against demonstrators who were protesting against the government.
The Bahamas military has detained 70 Haitians crossing the southern portion of the island chain in a sailboat.
Lawyers for Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva asked a group of judges not to arrest the former Brazilian president in case his conviction on corruption and money laundering charges is upheld Wednesday.
Interview last week with Jeff Sessions could shed new light on firing of former FBI Director James B. Comey
Israelis warmly welcomed the vice president; Palestinians snubbed him.
Nicanor Parra, a Chilean physicist, mathematician and self-described “anti-poet” whose eccentric writings won him a leading place in Latin American literature, has died.