Even the Belarusian president dubbed "the last dictator in Europe" is distancing himself from Moscow these days.
Local business owners say the big game is not only failing to produce huge profits, but also driving down sales.
The militant group is attacking Kurds in Kirkuk, Iraq, where it has recruited Sunni Arabs frustrated by their lack of protection by Baghdad.
Japan's deputy foreign minister reports no progress in the effort to secure the release of a Japanese journalist and a Jordanian pilot.
A new study finds the Icelandic landmass is rising at a rate of 1.4 inches per year -- much faster than previously estimated.
Authorities are investigating whether factors such as maintenance, procedures and training may have contributed to the crash.
A report by the Washington Post indicates how the U.S. and Israel controversially killed one of the world's most-wanted terrorists.