After nearly two decades of war, prospects for peace talks have been gaining momentum in Afghanistan. This has created a sense of optimism and anxiety among some Afghans.
A prisoner swap, agreed to by opposing sides in the Yemen war, may be just a confidence-building measure. But for one former detainee, the UN-brokered measure is a significant step toward eventual peace in Yemen.
This year's climate conference is convening in the heart of Poland's coal country. As the world meets to negotiate a follow-up to the landmark Paris Agreement of 2015, Poland's leaders are promising continued reliance on coal.
Spokeswoman Heather Nauert, nominated as US ambassador to the United Nations, has no prior policy or political experience to deal with some of the world's thorniest issues.
During World War II, hundreds of thousands of Jews in the Netherlands paid for their train, operated by the Dutch state-run company NS, that later deported to them death camps. The parents of Holocaust survivor Salo Muller were on one of those trains.
The USNS Comfort served thousands of desperate Venezuelan refugees in Colombia who’ve fled their country’s life-threatening food and medical scarcities. The ship anchored off Riohacha, Colombia as part of a three-month, four-nation Latin American tour, helping with everything from hernia operations to eye cataract removals.
The daughter of Huawei's founder, a top executive at the Chinese technology giant, was arrested in Canada and faces extradition to the United States.
The 41st president was known for reaching across the aisle and supporting a range of issues, including birth control. His support even earned him the nickname "Rubbers" by other members of Congress.