| Jul 30, 2013
| 12:22 PM
A bronze statue of Soviet-era dictator Josef Stalin will soon rise five stories over the museum dedicated to his brutal legacy in the small Georgian town of Gori, where he was born in 1878, the Culture Ministry in the former Soviet republic announced...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed in his New Year's address to fight terrorists "until their total destruction," his first public comment on twin suicide bombings in Volgograd this week that killed 34 and stirred fears for the safety of athletes...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 1:05 PM
BEIRUT -- Days of fighting between rival rebel factions in Syria's contested northern and central regions have killed nearly 500 people, according to opposition activists.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which operates a network...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:22 PM
MUMBAI, India — The Indian official whose arrest last month in New York sparked a diplomatic crisis returned to her homeland Friday after the United States granted her immunity from charges that she falsified visa papers and lied about underpaying...
| Jan 12, 2014
In a dozen years of war, Americans have grown used to improvised explosive devices. The detonations have rocked the streets of Kabul and Baghdad — and also of Washington. Only, in Washington, the bombshells appear in print.
The latest domestic...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:01 PM
VIENNA/MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican police have found dangerous radioactive medical material stolen by thieves that the United Nations said could provide an ingredient for a "dirty bomb," the country's national nuclear safety commission CNSNS said on...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 4:00 AM
NEW DELHI — Although economics, trade, security and nuclear energy will figure prominently when President Obama meets with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in Washington on Friday, the elephant in the room will be a growing disenchantment with a...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 7:01 PM
WASHINGTON — President Obama has a variety of ways he can make good on his threat to make Russia pay "costs" for its military intervention in Ukraine.
But it's not clear any of them will make a difference to Russian President Vladimir Putin, or...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 6:02 PM
WASHINGTON – When President Obama surveyed foreign priorities in his State of the Union speech, Iran topped the list, along with Mideast peace and the administration’s shift of attention to East Asia.
Europe got only glancing mention, with...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:29 PM
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration's plans to impose punitive economic sanctions on Russia — potentially its strongest response to Moscow's military intervention in Ukraine — already are facing resistance from administration allies in...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 3:27 PM
WASHINGTON — Only a few short weeks ago, the turmoil in Ukraine seemed like a remote conflict in which Washington had little at stake and not a great deal of leverage.
Now, however, it is clear that the apparent collapse of the old order in...