| Feb 28, 2015
| 5:59 PM
World leaders on Saturday joined allies of slain Russian opposition leader Boris Y. Nemtsov in mourning the loss of a tireless advocate for democracy in a country increasingly dominated by an autocratic ruler.
Hundreds brought flowers to a bridge near...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 11:39 AM
Ukrainian defense officials and leaders of the separatist rebellion in eastern Ukraine announced Thursday that they were moving tanks and other heavy weaponry away from the front lines in a belated effort to abide by the conditions of a European-...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 2:08 PM
French special forces on Monday freed a Dutchman held hostage since being kidnapped in 2011 by extremists in Mali, the government said. There was no word on the fate of two men abducted at the same time.
The French military said the rescue of Sjaak Rijke...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 6:22 AM
French special forces on Monday freed a Dutchman held hostage since being kidnapped in 2011 by extremists in Mali, the government said. There was no immediate word on the fate of two men abducted at the same time.
The military said the rescue of Sjaak...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 4:53 PM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned the international community's framework nuclear agreement with Iran early Friday, putting him on a collision course with the United States and other close allies as the world tries to close in on a final...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 8:04 PM
Lufthansa knew six years ago that the co-pilot of the passenger plane that crashed in the French Alps last week had suffered from a "serious depressive episode," the German airline said Tuesday.
The airline said that as part of its internal research...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 8:14 AM
French aviation investigators said Tuesday they will examine “systemic weaknesses” such as cockpit entry rules and psychological screening procedures that could have led to the Germanwings plane crash — issues that could affect the...
| Mar 28, 2015
| 1:15 PM
The ravine echoes with helicopter rotors, the scrape of metal on stone, the rumble of sliding scree as the remnants of Germanwings Flight 9525 dislodge from the mountainside.
The somber mission to recover the remains of 150 people killed when their...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 3:54 PM
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani wrote a letter Thursday to President Obama and leaders of the other five countries engaged in talks aimed at a nuclear deal, urging them to overcome differences so that an agreement can be reached by the end of the month....
| Mar 25, 2015
| 5:05 PM
French air accident investigators said Wednesday that they had extracted an audio file from the cockpit voice recorder of the Germanwings Airbus that crashed in the Alps with 150 people aboard.
U.S. officials confirmed that three Americans were among...
| Mar 21, 2015
| 5:23 PM
Iran’s supreme leader on Saturday urged Iranians to support their government’s efforts to negotiate a nuclear deal, even while denouncing the United States and other Western governments involved in the talks.
In a much-anticipated speech...