The persistent pay gap between women and men in the United States -- right up to Hollywood stars -- is emerging as a 2016 campaign issue, but experts say its root causes are complex.
Betrayal, last-minute reprieves, fearless heroes and a doomed relationship between a powerful man and woman -- Brazilians get this every day in their beloved telenovelas.
The decision to keep thousands of U.S. troops in Afghanistan drives home the hard truth that despite billions of dollars and years of training, Afghan security forces are far from ready to go it alone.
Two weeks into Russia's air war in Syria, some observers say the narrow scope of the U.S.-led mission in Syria -- to conduct drone and plane strikes against Islamic State jihadists -- needs an urgent rethink.
The Swiss head to the polls Sunday to vote in a new parliament, with the populist right seen as likely to strengthen its already dominant position amid concerns over migrants and asylum rules.
Hillary Clinton bested her challengers in the campaign's first U.S. Democratic presidential debate, but her biggest accomplishment may have been to neutralize a potential rival who was not even on stage: Joe Biden.
The double suicide bombing on a peace rally in Ankara has raised a feud between the government and Turkey's main pro-Kurdish party to a new level, widening a dangerous polarization as Turks head to Nov. 1 polls.
France has failed to convict a single company for corruption abroad since an international anti-bribery convention came into force 15 years ago. Some critics say it is now time to Americanize the judicial system.
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Cruise missiles fired from warships, the latest jets pounding far-off targets: Russian President Vladimir Putin's show of strength in Syria looks aimed at proving that a resurgent Moscow can rival the West, analysts said.
International investigators will on Tuesday release their final report into the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over war-torn Ukraine, but the burning question of who was to blame will remain unresolved.