Around the world, Christians are coming together in observance of Good Friday, which they believe was the day Jesus was crucified.
Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia’s Caribbean coast.
NATO moves planes and ships to the Ukraine to try and prevent more conflict in the area as Secretary of State John Kerry holds talks.
Russia’s foreign minister says top diplomats have agreed to take immediate steps toward calming tensions in Ukraine.
An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea’s southern coast, likely with scores of people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were trying to stabilize the vessel after it started to list amid confusion and chaos, a crew member said Thursday.
Nine were confirmed dead, but many expect that number will rise sharply because the missing have now spent more than a day either trapped in the ferry or in the cold seawater.
NATO is strengthening its military footprint along its eastern border immediately in response to Russia’s aggression in Ukraine, the alliance’s chief said Wednesday.
The United States, European, Russian and Ukrainian officials will meet today for the first time in Geneva to try and resolve the crisis in the Ukraine.
A ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea’s southern coast on Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters. At least four people were confirmed dead and 55 injured.
The Obama administration is raising concern about the value of China’s currency but is declining, as in recent years, to accuse Beijing of manipulating it.
As tensions rise in the Ukraine, so do tensions between Russia and the United States.
A Russian fighter jet made multiple, close-range passes near an American warship in the Black Sea for more than 90 minutes Saturday amid escalating tensions in the region, a U.S. military official said Monday.
Towns in Eastern Ukraine brace for military action.
The U.N.’s expert panel on climate change on Sunday highlighted the disconnect between international goals to fight global warming and what is being done to attain them.
Following four strong underwater signals in the past week, all has gone quiet in the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, meaning the batteries in the plane’s all-important black boxes may finally have died.
Syrian government media and rebel forces said Saturday that poison gas had been used in a central village, injuring scores of people, while blaming each other for the attack.
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A tsunami warning was issued Sunday for some Pacific islands following a powerful magnitude-7.6 earthquake near the Solomon Islands.
A day after expressing optimism about the hunt for the missing Malaysian jet, Australia’s leader warned Saturday that the massive search would likely continue “for a long time.”
A computer outage at the International Space Station may require a spacewalk by astronauts and threatens to delay next week’s launch of a commercial supply ship for NASA.