| Oct 13, 2013
| 4:46 AM
CAIRO -- Flaming debris from the midair breakup of a military fighter jet Sunday rained onto a rural hamlet near Luxor, the site of some of Egypt’s most celebrated ancient tombs and temples. One person was killed on the ground and two were hurt,...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 3:56 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A soldier with the American-led coalition was shot to death in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday by an assailant wearing an Afghan army uniform, the international command said.
The International Security Assistance Force did not...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 4:18 PM
BEIRUT — Suicide attackers detonated a pair of car bombs in central Damascus on Sunday near the state broadcasting headquarters, causing material damage to an exterior wall but no injures, the Syrian media reported.
The explosions occurred in...
| Oct 15, 2013
Re "Africans dispute tribunals," Oct. 13
It is hardly a surprise that Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Sudanese President Omar Hassan Ahmed Bashir are calling on the African Union to withdraw its support of the International Criminal Court. Both have...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 3:43 PM
The advocacy groups Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch are accusing the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama of possible war crimes for drone strike campaigns in Pakistan and Yemen. These charges won't have much weight within the United...
| Nov 3, 2013
Re "How to negotiate with Iran," Opinion, Oct. 29
Dennis Ross and his colleagues lay out a sophisticated and nuanced strategy for dealing with Iran at this critical junction, something the Obama administration seems not to have accomplished.
| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:36 PM
WASHINGTON — The expanding transatlantic scandal over U.S. eavesdropping on Europe's leaders and spying on its citizens has begun to strain intelligence relationships and diplomatic ties between allies that call each other best friends, according to...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 2:14 PM
WASHINGTON — Speaking today on behalf of his "fellow broken people," Sen. Mark Kirk, who suffered a stroke in 2012, urged the Senate to ratify a United Nations treaty on the rights of the disabled.
Kirk, who is retired from the Navy Reserve,...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Shackled in a Baltimore courtroom and facing a 110-year sentence for murder and arson, Terrence Rollins-Bey stood defiant — talking over the judge and prosecutor in a series of outbursts.
"With respect to your honor, I object to everything you'...
| Nov 8, 2013
It is not terribly surprising that Adolf Hitler hated most modern art, which he saw as "degenerate" and which he believed had been contaminated by the influence of, yes, the Jews. His taste ran more to the work of Eduard von Grützner, a Munich-based...
| Nov 13, 2013
A bizarre act of revenge against a romantic rival was the unlikely genesis of an important debate in the Supreme Court last week about federal power, states' rights and the conduct of U.S. diplomacy.
The justices were asked to overturn the conviction of...