Biden signs bill aiding veterans exposed to toxins
A close aide to Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan and a local media house will face sedition charges, accused of inciting mutiny in the powerful military, the country's interior minister said on Wednesday.
As weary U.S. military planners wrapped up the evacuation and pullout from Afghanistan one year ago, officials across the government steeled themselves for intense public scrutiny into how America's longest war ended in shambles with the Taliban retaking power.
As anarchy gripped the Sri Lankan city of Colombo in May, Meenu Mekala and Nirosh Ravindra gambled their family's life savings on a two-week, 4,700-km voyage aboard a rusting trawler with their two young sons.
Sri Lanka protest camp clears out after crackdown
According to Security Service of Ukraine spokesperson Artem Dekhtiarenko, the suspect worked for the Russian special services.
The soldier alleged during the call with his mother that Moscow's TV channels do not report the truth about the casualties.
Heat, drought rekindle huge wildfire in southwest France
Using a plastic bowl, Ha In-sik bailed water out of his lower ground apartment in the low-income housing district of Sillim in southwestern Seoul on Wednesday, where flooding caused by torrential rain forced his family to sleep at a nearby park.
Former Sri Lankan president Gotabaya Rajapaksa has requested entry into Thailand for a temporary stay in a second Southeast Asian country after fleeing his island nation last month amid mass protests, the Thai foreign ministry said on Wednesday.
Fascism is history, Italy's far-right leader says
Raymond Briggs, creator of the bittersweet children's book "The Snowman", has died aged 88, his family announced on Wednesday.
A flock of sheep shelter from the midday sun under the gothic arches of a medieval bridge flooded in 1956 to create the Cijara reservoir in central Spain, but now fully exposed as the reservoir is 84% empty after a severe drought.
Chinese customs have told Taiwanese exporters that their goods should not be labeled as originating from "Taiwan" or the "Republic of China."
Ugandan IT student Andrew Njuki spent years hunched over English-language textbooks, often grappling with material that would have been easier to grasp in his mother tongue Luganda.
An ailing beluga whale that strayed into the River Seine died on Wednesday during an attempt to return it to the sea off northern France, authorities said.
Germany plans 10-bn-euro inflation relief tax package
The Bureviy multiple-launch rocket system is a domestically upgraded version of the Soviet-era Uragan system.