The National Endowment for Democracy has been formally declared by Russia an “undesirable” organization that is hostile to its national interests.
Afghanistan’s main intelligence agency said Wednesday that the reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has been dead for more than two years.
The White House said Wednesday that U.S. officials believe reports are true that Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has been dead for two years.
The Swedish military says that Ocean X and Ixplorer teams appear to have found a Russian mini-submarine from World War I in its territorial waters.
Trade ministers from 12 nations around the Pacific Rim are meeting on the Hawaiian island on Maui to negotiate a trade pact.
Convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard will be released in November after being granted parole, his lawyers said Tuesday, sparking outrage in the national security community over the man who stole so many U.S. military secrets that he needed suitcases to deliver them.
President Obama called on African leaders Tuesday to strengthen their democracies, wrapping up a five-day trip that made him one of the most traveled presidents in U.S. history.
Iran’s long record of evading and concealing its nuclear programs from U.N. inspectors hung like a specter over Capitol Hill on Tuesday, as Secretary of State John F. Kerry and other top administration officials faced their second sharp grilling in as many weeks from lawmakers weighing whether to support the Iranian nuclear deal.
Prince Charles is warning that there are only 35 years left to save the planet from climate disaster, which represents a 33-year extension of his previous deadline.
The hard-liners are making the most noise in Iran’s domestic debate over the nuclear deal, but many of the country’s sidelined reformist politicians and human rights activists are quietly greeting the pact with relief and support.