Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Iraqi forces made more progress Tuesday in their fightback against jihadists, but in Baghdad anger boiled over as hundreds stormed parliament over the fate of missing soldiers who surrendered in June.
Pakistan's interior minister Tuesday slammed violent anti-government protests as a “revolt against the state” as lawmakers backed beleaguered Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
The popularity of the Hamas militant group among Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip has spiked significantly following the 50-day war with Israel, according to an opinion poll released Tuesday.
Celebrated Brazilian designer Sergio Rodrigues, whose “Mole” armchair is among the most iconic pieces of Brazilian mid-century design, has died. He was 86 years old.
London mayor Boris Johnson's grand plan for a new airport in the Thames Estuary was rejected on Tuesday, leaving few options on the cards for the city to stay an international hub.
To the mournful strains of a single cello and tearful remembrances by family members, Germany Tuesday inaugurated a national memorial to the 300,000 ill and disabled people systematically murdered by the Nazis.
Latin America's prisons are overcrowded, violent and sometimes lack even the most basic services, despite the fact that several of the region's current leaders themselves spent time behind bars.
Lugging duffel bags crammed with soap, socks, toys and other hard-to-obtain consumer goods, travelers arriving in Cuba on Monday complained that new government restrictions on their imports would leave their families wanting.
Berlin's gigantic IFA consumer electronics fair opens this week, with the shadow of Apple looming large even if the iconic U.S. brand traditionally snubs the event.
Goldman Sachs stands to lose money on a multi-million euro loan it made to one of Portugal's largest banks a month before it collapsed, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.