Sri Lankans storm government office, impatient for president’s resignation
Demonstrators entered the prime minister's office hours after President Gotabaya Rajapaksa fled the country on a military plane.
Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Zelensky mocks Moscow, touts new weapons; Turkey hosts grain blockade talks
Ukraine celebrated a strike on an ammunition depot in its occupied south.
Putin to visit Tehran; Russia, Ukraine to discuss Black Sea ‘grain corridor’
Experts say Tehran’s move to send drones, which a senior White House official disclosed Monday, suggests that Moscow is running out of precision weapons.
As Biden visits, Palestinians reminded of their descent into autocracy
For Palestinians who have never known a peace process, never participated in elections, and seen their cause sidelined — Biden's visit holds little hope.
Corruption cases tarnish image of Iran’s hard-line president
The cases — including the collapse of the Metropol building that killed dozens — have added to popular anger at a moment when Iranians are reeling from rising prices and an economic downturn.
Ukrainians from occupied Luhansk struggle to make new lives elsewhere
The eastern region, the first to fall under near-total Russian control, reckons with its new reality.
Two killings haunt Biden’s Middle East trip
The shadow of two slain journalists — Jamal Khashoggi and Shireen Abu Akleh — will hang over President Biden's trip.
Russia holding 400 passenger jets hostage in global sanctions fight
A court battle in Sri Lanka illustrates the lengths Russia will go to to hold onto commercial aircraft owned by Western leasing companies.
Next U.K. prime minister? 8 candidates jockey to replace Boris Johnson.
Rishi Sunak, Penny Mordaunt and Liz Truss are among the contenders.
Disgraced Sri Lankan president flees in predawn hours before resignation
The drama capped another tumultuous 24 hours after the president's brother also tried to leave the economically devastated country but was blocked at the airport.
Mexico’s president meets Biden amid tension over migration, fentanyl
A month after boycotting Biden’s Western Hemisphere summit, Andrés Manuel López Obrador goes to the White House for a make-up meeting.
Move faster to help global food crisis, senators urge
Move faster in aiding global food crisis, senators urge as the war in Ukraine pushes more nations closer to famine.
The euro is nearly equal to the dollar. Here’s why it matters.
The euro and the U.S. dollar are exchanging at a 1-to-1 rate for the first time since the early years of the European currency’s creation.
Macron defends his support for Uber after leak of company files
"I would do it again tomorrow and the day after tomorrow," the French president said.
Key Islamic State figure killed in Syria drone strike, U.S. says
Maher al-Agal, who worked to build Islamic State networks outside of Iraq and Syria, was targeted along with an associate, the U.S. military said.
How the next U.K. prime minister will be chosen
Most of Britain will be sitting on the sidelines while the Conservative Party chooses its new leader.
How Abe and Japan became vital to Moon’s Unification Church
Suspect in Abe assassination was upset with Unification Church's involvement with his mother, authorities say.
What to know about the upheaval in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka's president is set to resign after demonstrators stormed his home and office to protest the government's handling of a dire economic crisis.
U.K.’s elite Cambridge University opens inquiry into student deaths
Students at the university have reported a "mental health crisis" after several suspected suicide deaths.
Photos: Japan bids farewell to Shinzo Abe
TOKYO — Four days after former prime minister Shinzo Abe was gunned down by an assassin, Japan paused on Tuesday to remember one of the country’s most influential leaders, as his family and friends gathered for a private funeral at a Tokyo temple.