By Chris Mooney, Washington Post on Jan. 18, 2017, at 1:18 p.m.
In a powerful testament to the warming of the planet, two leading U.S. science agencies Wednesday jointly declared 2016 the hottest year on record, surpassing the previous record set just last year — which itself topped a record set in 2014.
By Daren Butler, Reuters on Jan. 16, 2017, at 6:09 p.m.
The gunman suspected of killing 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year’s Day has been caught by police in the city’s Esenyurt district, the Hurriyet newspaper website and other media reports said Tuesday.
By Robin Emmott and Gabriela Baczynska, Reuters on Jan. 16, 2017, at 5:52 p.m.
If Washington’s European allies had any hope that Donald Trump would sound less like Donald Trump now that he is days from the presidency, his first European newspaper interview quickly buried it.
By John Irish, Lesley Wroughton and Marine Pennetier, Reuters on Jan. 15, 2017, at 2:37 p.m.
Some 70 countries on Sunday reaffirmed that only a two-state solution could resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and warned they would not recognize any unilateral steps by either side that could prejudge negotiations.
By William James and Estelle Shirbon, Reuters on Jan. 15, 2017, at 12:49 p.m.
The United Kingdom will by the end of March begin the formal process of negotiating the terms of its exit from the European Union.
By Reuters on Jan. 13, 2017, at 11:29 a.m.
Lord Snowdon, the photographer former husband of Queen Elizabeth’s late younger sister Princess Margaret has died aged 86, Buckingham Palace confirmed Friday.
By Anna Koper and Andrew Osborn, Reuters on Jan. 13, 2017, at 6:45 a.m.
The largest U.S.military reinforcement of Europe in decades of around 2,700 troops, out of 3,500 planned, arrived as part of operation Atlantic Resolve, aimed at showing Moscow Washington’s commitment to its allies.
By Anthony Faiola, The Washington Post on Jan. 10, 2017, at 5:41 p.m.
Germany became an asylum seeker’s utopia, a beacon of hope for the war-torn and desperate. But after a string of terrorist attacks including last month’s strike on a Christmas market, the nation is weighing tough changes to an asylum system that critics say has exposed millions of Germans to risk.
By Reuters on Jan. 10, 2017, at 3:40 p.m.
The European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope in Chile will be modified in order to allow it to search more effectively for potentially habitable planets in Alpha Centauri, the nearest star system to Earth.
By Shadia Nasralla, Reuters on Jan. 10, 2017, at 3:39 p.m.
Iran decided not to escalate a standoff over the extension of U.S. sanctions at a meeting of diplomats overseeing the nuclear deal it reached with world powers in 2015, senior Russian and Iranian diplomats said after the session Tuesday.
By Hamid Shalizi, Reuters on Jan. 10, 2017, at 3:24 p.m.
A Taliban suicide attack in the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday killed more than 30 people and wounded some 70 others, as twin blasts hit a crowded area of the city during the afternoon rush hour.
By Stephen Kalin and John Davison, Reuters on Jan. 10, 2017, at 3:19 p.m.
Iraqi forces pushed Islamic State fighters back farther in Mosul on Tuesday in a renewed effort to seize the northern city and deal a decisive blow to the militant group, though progress was slow in some districts, the army said.
By Marton Dunai, Reuters on Jan. 10, 2017, at 7:58 a.m.
on Jan. 08, 2017, at 3:03 p.m.
The wounded consular official in Guadalajara is Christopher Ashcraft, who is in his first posting with the State Department. He was shot after leaving a local gym on Saturday evening.
By Reuters on Jan. 08, 2017, at 1:36 p.m.
North Korea declared Sunday it can test-launch an intercontinental ballistic missile at any time from any location set by leader Kim Jong Un.
By Stephen Kalin and Ahmed Rasheed, Reuters on Jan. 08, 2017, at 12:39 p.m.
It was the first time Iraqi forces in the city itself have reached the river, which bisects Mosul, since the offensive to drive out Islamic State was launched in October.
By Carol Morello, The Washington Post on Jan. 08, 2017, at 12:19 p.m.
His death is a big blow to moderates and reformists, depriving them of their most influential supporter in the Islamic establishment.
By Reuters on Jan. 08, 2017, at 9:16 a.m.
The deployment to Helmand will be the Marines’ first to the southern province since they left in 2014 as the U.S. declared an end to its combat mission.
By Yara Bayoumy and Warren Strobel, Reuters on Jan. 07, 2017, at 8:28 a.m.
“We assess Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an influence campaign in 2016 aimed at the U.S. presidential election,” the report said.
By Reuters on Jan. 06, 2017, at 8:50 p.m.