President Obama, along with all members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, are in Wales today as a set of international conflicts puts the military alliance back in the spotlight.
Australia became the first country in the world to repeal a carbon tax on the nation’s worst greenhouse gas polluters, as Prime Minister Tony Abbott made good on a campaign promise to get rid of the unpopular law.
Less than a day after a cease-fire seemed possible, Israel warned tens of thousands of Gaza residents to leave their homes ahead of fresh strikes. Those who received the warning were given until 8 a.m. local time Wednesday to leave.
Despite Thailand’s declaration of martial law in what the army said was an effort to end political unrest, most Thais were going about life as normal.
The unrelenting rain in the Balkans has caused the worst flooding since records began being kept. According to The Associated Press: The rain caused an estimated 2,100 landslides on Sunday that covered roads, homes and whole villages throughout hilly Bosnia.
In a historic result, opposition leader Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party are celebrating a resounding win in India’s elections Friday, after ousting the Congress party that has long dominated politics in the world’s largest democracy.
Russia’s 20 years of having a seat at the table when leaders of the world’s most powerful industrialized nations meet came to at least a temporary end.
Malaysia’s prime minister says he is now certain that someone disabled the communication systems on the passenger jet that disappeared last week with 239 people aboard.
Kicking off a weeklong trip to East Asia, Vice President Joe Biden urged China and Japan to put in place new mechanisms to reduce the chance of an escalation in tensions.
The European Union’s decision to end its embargo on arming the opposition in Syria has been followed by sharp criticism from Russia’s foreign ministry and word that Russia will follow through on plans to deliver anti-aircraft missiles to President Bashar Assad’s military.