The airstrike that killed Syrian troops Saturday may not have been by an American plane.

(Bassam Khabieh / Reuters)

The U.S. security program didn’t halt drugs. But it’s credited with helping end a long war.

Groups aligned with the Kremlin are expected to win a vast majority of the vote.

He added, “I don’t know why they picked me.”

Will a European de-radicalization approach work in at-risk U.S. cities?

A German expert says the underlying factors that drive radicalization here are similar to those that have been observed in Europe.

Where are the happiest Europeans? Not in big cities, survey says.

The continent's troubles are more prevalent in the south.

Is environmental destruction a crime against humanity? The ICC may be about to find out.

The international court makes a subtle shift in focus.

In an early-morning raid, insurgents threw grenades and shot at tents and barracks where soldiers were sleeping.

Despite 24 percent of Brazilians living with a disability, access for them leaves much to be desired.

The Pentagon said it halted the raid after learning from Russia it was targeting Syrian positions, not ISIS.

Human rights groups are saying the gathering is “doomed to abject failure.”

Returnees to the city were outnumbered by journalists and security forces.

The parents of a Utah man who disappeared from China believe he was taken by the North Korean regime. The State Department says there is no evidence to support that claim.

FARC begins a six-day congress meant to approve a peace deal with the government and launch the rebels’ transition to a legal political party.

Russia’s Defense Ministry said more than 60 Syrian troops were killed in four airstrikes near the city of Deir al-Zour, the Interfax news agency reported. This is a developing story. It will be updated.

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Theresa May has played it coy as members of her government have sent conflicting signals.

A stabilizing political force, he helped usher in the euro as treasury minister.

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The attack took place during Friday prayers in the tribal area near the Afghan border.

Officials expressed particular concern that aid convoys still hadn’t been allowed access to besieged populations.

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Two Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones reportedly have caught fire in China in what, if confirmed, would be the first such incidents in the world’s largest smartphone market.

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Experts on the protection of national minorities are urging Hungary to end the “benevolent segregation” of Roma children in schools.

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Asian stock markets were moderately higher on Monday as investors awaited the outcome from the Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan policy meetings later this week.

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Near-complete results from Russia’s national parliament election show the Kremlin’s power-base party United Russia taking an overwhelming majority of the seats.

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A Palestinian assailant stabbed two police officers outside Jerusalem’s Old City early on Monday and was shot, police said, following a bloody weekend that shattered weeks of relative calm.

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Jordan’s parliament election on Tuesday is being touted as proof that the pro-Western monarchy is moving forward with democratic reforms despite regional turmoil and security threats.

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