The Pentagon said Saturday that four Afghans from the Guantanamo Bay detention center have been returned to their home country in what U.S. officials are citing as a sign of their confidence in new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.
Three men who served long U.S. prison terms for spying received a standing ovation in Cuba’s parliament Saturday, shaking their fists in victory as President Raul Castro declared that detente with Washington won’t change the communist system he leads.
Russian president Vladimir Putin called for a revamping of Russia’s secret services in a letter published on Saturday.
The U.S. targeted a motorcycle group favored by Russian President Vladimir Putin in the latest expansion of economic sanctions imposed over the Kremlin’s support for Ukrainian separatists.
Europe’s highest court ruled obesity “can constitute a disability” under the European Union equality at work legislation, meaning that European employers must treat overweight workers as “disabled.”
North Korea on Saturday proposed a joint investigation with the U.S. into the hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, warning of “serious” consequences if Washington rejects a probe that it believes would prove Pyongyang had nothing to do with the cyberattack.
Israel’s military struck a Hamas site in the Gaza Strip early Saturday in its first airstrike on the Palestinian territory since this summer’s war.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un for his first visit to Moscow next year, a spokesman for Mr. Putin said Friday.
Australian authorities responded to a home in Cairns, a northern suburb of Manoor, on Friday to find eight children dead, all from stab wounds.
Pakistani warplanes and ground forces killed at least 77 militants in a northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border, officials said Friday, days after Taliban fighters killed 148 people — most of them children — in a school massacre.