The Taliban has expanded its interim Cabinet in Afghanistan by naming more ministers and deputies but failed to appoint any women.
Eight months into his presidency, Biden has been out of sync with allies on the chaotic ending to the U.S. war in Afghanistan.
A shooting at Russia’s Perm State University left six people dead and at least 28 hurt, officials said. The gunman was detained.
A volcano on Spain’s Atlantic Ocean island of La Palma has erupted after a weeklong buildup of seismic activity, prompting authorities to speed up evacuations for some 1,000 people.
The head of the United Nations says a new report shows the world is on a “catastrophic pathway” toward a hotter future unless governments make more ambitious pledges to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
The Pentagon retreated from its defense of a drone strike that killed multiple civilians in Afghanistan last month, announcing Friday that a review revealed that only civilians were killed in the attack, not an Islamic State extremist as first believed.
North and South Korea tested ballistic missiles hours apart Wednesday, raising tensions between the rivals.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken had mixed results in attempting to face down a second day of tough congressional questioning, this time from the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
President Joe Biden will meet in person with prime ministers Scott Morrison of Australia, Narendra Modi of India and Yoshihide Suga of Japan to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change.
A case of measles was first reported out of For McCoy Army Base in Wisconsin last week.
The higher education minister in the new Taliban government says women can study in universities but that classrooms will be gender-segregated and that Islamic dress is compulsory.
France began the trial of 20 men accused in the Islamic State group’s 2015 attacks in Paris that left 130 people dead and hundreds injured.
A powerful 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck near the Mexican resort city of Acapulco on Tuesday night, killing at least one person.
Top posts in the interim Cabinet have gone to Taliban personalities who dominated the 20-year battle against the U.S.-led coalition and its Afghan government allies.
Water that is treated but still radioactive from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant will soon be released into the ocean in a decades-long mission.
The Taliban say they have taken control of the last holdout of anti-Taliban forces in the country and the only province the Taliban had not seized during their sweep of Afghanistan last month.
At least four planes chartered to evacuate several hundred people seeking to escape the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan have been unable to leave the country for days, officials said Sunday.
Twenty years ago, Taliban-led Afghanistan fell to a U.S.-led coalition in the months after the Sept. 11 attacks. For Afghans, that means 20 years of change in an arc that's run from early hope to despair.
New Zealand authorities say they shot and killed a violent extremist after he entered a supermarket and stabbed and injured six shoppers.
Global health leaders say the COVID-19 mu variant is showing signs of some vaccine immunity.