US Secretary of Defense James Mattis said he will back Japan's claims to islands also claimed by China. Will this be seen as a new signal of aggression by Trump administration toward China?
USA Wrestling will not be attending this month's Freestyle World Cup, after Iran responded to Trump's executive order on immigration with a ban of its own.
Shoppers took to social media at signs of the '#vegcrisis,' after bad weather in southern European sharply diminished the supply of greens.
The troops were part of Operation Sentinelle, whose value as a security force is often questioned, though some see it as reassuring.
Commentary: For the first time in two decades, Turkey is again the largest jailor of writers and publishers in the world. A PEN International delegation tried to visit a prison where most are incarcerated.
Patrick Arbore saw a need to give older people an alternative to traditional suicide prevention hotlines – one that offers a conversation rather than potentially a confrontation.
Lebanese militant group Hezbollah has established a criminal and financial network across the region, and while the US has taken steps to disrupt these resources in the past, more needs to be done.
Meeting with Turkey's president, the German Chancellor expressed hope that Turks could safeguard their democratic institutions. 'Opposition is part of democracy,' she said.
The new US Defense secretary said that the United States would stand 'shoulder-to-shoulder' with South Korea against the threat posed by North Korea.
At a dedicated phone forensics facility in Tulsa, Okla., the Secret Service breaks into about 40 phones a year that could contain valuable information related to criminal investigations.
After a long legal battle, Israel's Supreme Court had ordered residents to evacuate the West Bank outpost of Amona, which was built on private Palestinian land. But now that residents are gone, the prime minister has vowed to build a new settlement for evicted families.
Public opposition could be close to toppling a decree that would offer amnesty for officials convicted of abuse of power.
Cora Bailey is the founder of an animal shelter in Johannesburg, South Africa. Many of its neighbors are undocumented migrants who rely on the shelter for services they cannot – or are too afraid to – seek out from the government.
A refugee deal struck by the Obama administration – and loathed by Trump – was at the root of a tendentious phone call between Trump and Malcolm Turnbull.
Mr. Ban had been considered the only major prospective conservative contender in the possible presidential election since the South Korean Parliament impeached President Park Geun-hye amid a massive corruption scandal last December.