Full story - August 21, 2018
a 1949 visa photo of a man
The White House said Jakiw Palij served as a guard at the Trawniki Labor Camp, where about 6,000 Jewish men, women and children were shot dead on Nov. 3, 1943, in one of the single largest massacres of the Holocaust.
Full story - August 21, 2018
hundreds of people wait for aid in Kerala, India after floods
Dozens of people are missing and 1.2 million are sheltering in the camps, state officials said, as water receded and a huge clean-up gathered pace.
Full story - August 21, 2018
Russia's President Vladimir Putin speaking in Moscow, Russia, July 2018.
Software giant Microsoft said Tuesday that hackers linked to Russia's government tried to target the websites of two right-wing US think-tanks.
Full story - August 20, 2018
displaced venezuelan migrants at the brazilian border
Economists say the plan announced on Friday is likely to escalate the crisis facing the once-prosperous country that is now suffering from Soviet-style product shortages and a mass exodus of citizens fleeing for nearby South American countries.
Full story - August 20, 2018
Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan is shown speaking at a podium with Turkish flags behind him.
President Tayyip Erdoğan said on Monday an attack on Turkey's economy was no different from a strike against its flag or the Islamic call to prayer.
Full story - August 19, 2018
A Palestinian worker carries a bag containing items sent by mail
The 10.5 tons of mail had been held in Jordan since 2010 because Israel would not permit direct transfer to the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank, Palestinian officials said.
Full story - August 19, 2018
A man looks at weapons
Iraqis can now carry handguns, semi-automatic rifles and other assault weapons with authorization and an ID card listing the individual's weapons.
Full story - August 18, 2018
A muslim pilgrim climbs Mount Al-Noor
Every able-bodied Muslim who has the means should perform the hajj at least once in their lifetime under a quota system.
Full story - August 18, 2018
Kofi Annan
In Geneva, the Kofi Annan Foundation announced his peaceful death after a short undisclosed illness with "immense sadness", saying he was surrounded in his last days by his second wife Nane and children Ama, Kojo and Nina.
Full story - August 17, 2018
“He told me that he wanted to stay, that he didn’t want to go back, but that he wanted me to stay with him.... I felt sad.”