A newly built avant-garde mosque in the heart of Iran’s capital would have hard-liners shouting from the minarets — if there were any.
The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Saturday demanding a 30-day cease-fire across Syria "without delay" to deliver humanitarian aid to millions and evacuate the critically ill and wounded.
A suicide bomber killed at least two and wounded seven in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group in the diplomatic area of Afghanistan’s capital on Saturday, and at least 18 soldiers died in an attack on a checkpoint by Taliban insurgents in the country’s west, authorities said.
In a much anticipated visit, President Trump met with Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull Friday. Behind closed doors, the two world leaders discussed steps to building a Trans-Pacific Partnership, security in the Indo-Pacific region, as well as the future of sanctions against North Korea and what’s next in Iraq.
More than 100 girls are still missing three days after suspected Boko Haram extremists attacked their school in northern Nigeria.
Police are tightening security at a US embassy compound in Podgorica, Montenegro's capital, after a bomb incident.
Vice President Mike Pence was all set to hold a history-making meeting with North Korean officials during the Winter Olympics in South Korea, but Kim Jong Un’s government canceled at the last minute, the Trump administration said Tuesday.
Religious groups are outraged after Iceland's parliament proposed a bill that would ban all non-medically necessary circumcisions on boys under the age of 18.
Former Russian employees of a St. Petersburg "troll factory" say they believe the country meddled in the 2016 presidential election.
Pollution is threatening the recently mapped Sac Actun cave system in the Yucatan Peninsula, a vast underground network that experts in Mexico say could be the most important underwater archaeological site in the world.