Oriel College at Oxford was alarmed by international protest after students asked to remove a statue of imperialist Cecil Rhodes, and officials announced Thursday that the historical monument will stay, but with additional context.
Transparency International released the 2015 Global Perceptions of Corruption Index Wednesday, saying that while public-sector corruption is still a major problem around the world, more countries are improving than worsening.
Despite plans to withdraw from Afghanistan by the end of last year, the US is maintaining a presence of nearly 10,000 troops in the central Asian republic and will not begin to scale back its operations there until 2017.
Dozens of people were killed or injured in the evening attack at a beachfront restaurant.
A Taliban attack on a Pakistani university adds to the list of jihadi strikes on young Muslims. Youth in the Islamic world need more support, and can be enlisted to counter terrorist groups – rather than being recruited by them.
Forces from several African countries have been fighting the militant group in Somalia for over a decade now.
As Indonesia reels from its first major terrorist attack in years, does it herald a return to darker days, or can this country known for its moderate form of Islam overcome the lure of Islamic State?
Obama chief-of-staff Denis McDonough confirmed in an interview Sunday that closing the Guantánamo Bay prison will be a priority.
As Saudi Arabia mulls the public listing of its state oil company Aramco, part of what Prince Muhammad bin Salman admits could be a 'Thatcherite revolution,' the implications for the Kingdom and the region could be momentous.
As part of a settlement deal in two civil rights lawsuits, New York City will bar investigations based on race, ethnicity, and religion, lawyers said Thursday, following outreach efforts in recent months.
Iran and Saudi Arabia were already in opposing camps regarding a solution to Syria's civil war. A UN envoy is trying to keep the process on track.
Why use English when there's a perfectly good Latin phrase at hand to add a touch of gravitas?
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has disputed accusations that his government was responsible for Saturday night's attacks on Saudi Arabia's embassy in Tehran, following the beheading of a prominent Shiite cleric by the Saudi government.
In interview, ‘Black Flags’ author Joby Warrick explains the bloody legacy left by Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.