In 2013, Donald Trump appeared poised to conquer a new frontier: Russia.
In 1991, as one provincial Kazakh town embarked on a journey through independence that would see it transformed into a state-of-the art capital, another hurtled towards collapse.
During his unorthodox White House campaign, Donald Trump thoroughly shredded the rules of American politics, from his often coarse language to his intermittent disdain for basic concepts like freedom of the press.
President-elect Donald Trump's plan to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem signals an end to Washington's efforts to cajole its ally into giving up occupied land to a Palestinian state.
Russia's alleged cyber-meddling in the U.S. presidential election demands immediate retaliation if the country is to deter future attacks of the kind, national security experts said Friday.
It's been a bad year for the Latin American left, which lost its spiritual leader Fidel Castro, saw its "pink tide" ebb to new lows and now faces the menace of Donald Trump.
Factories churning out tens of thousands of munitions and an entire street turned into a conveyor belt for car bombs: advances by Iraqi forces around Mosul have laid bare the scale of the Islamic State group's arms industry.
Donald Trump and Brexit: 2016 was a year of populist earthquakes on both sides of the Atlantic, spelling huge uncertainty for upcoming European elections and the direction of U.S. policy.
With the pre-Christmas rush at its peak, a serpentine network of conveyor belts at Singapore Post's new logistics center moves parcels destined for addresses across the world in time for the festive season.
With a few apparently off-the-cuff comments, U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has threatened Washington's cautious understanding with China while touting an unlikely new detente with Russia.