The official sports world is unanimous: Russia cheats. And as a result, the nation cannot compete in next year's summer Olympics in Japan. In fact, Russia is banned from international sporting events for the next four years, a span that includes the 2022 winter Olympics in Beijing and the 2022...
The Washington Post is out with a damning picture of the 18-years-and-counting Afghanistan war, and it's based on the government's own interviews with key players in the conflict. The upshot: US officials have lied to the public repeatedly since the war began in 2001, "making rosy pronouncements they knew to...
Turkish officials say at least two soldiers have been killed and seven others wounded while attempting to defuse an improvised explosive device
The flamboyant governor of Kenya's capital city, Nairobi, has been charged with 19 counts of graft as the country struggles to tackle runaway corruption
Kosovo and Albania say they will boycott the Nobel Literature Prize ceremony to protest the award being given to Austrian writer Peter Handke who both countries link to the war in the former Yugoslavia
European Union foreign ministers are mulling their response to a Turkey-Libya maritime border deal that could give Turkey access to more Mediterranean undersea resources
Ukrainian protesters are camping out in front of their president's office in Kyiv ahead of a long-awaited summit that aims to end the war in eastern Ukraine
North Korea has again insulted President Donald Trump, calling him a “heedless and erratic old man” after he tweeted that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wouldn’t want to abandon a special relationship between the two leaders and affect the American presidential election by resuming hostile acts
Finland is about to get the youngest prime minister in its history—and 35-year-old Ukrainian Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk is about to lose his title as the world's youngest currently serving leader. Transport minister Sanna Marin, who turned 34 a few weeks ago, has been chosen to lead the Social...
North Korea's announcement that it conducted a “very important test” at its long-range rocket launch site has caused speculation that it involved a new engine for either a space launch vehicle or a long-range missile
An earthquake has struck Tuscany north of Florence, sending frightened people into the street in the middle of the night, opening up cracks in walls of homes and damaging at least one church
The Uganda Red Cross says at least 26 people have been killed in floods unleashed by torrential rains in different parts of the east African country