Moderate conservative Ali Larijani retained the speakership of Iran's parliament Sunday despite major gains for reformists in February elections, benefiting from credit gained by his support for last year's nuclear deal.
Nameless migrants laid to rest in unmarked scrubland, murder victims dumped in mass graves, desperate searches for the missing after natural disasters. Around the world, millions of families wait in vain to bury their dead.
Although he was busy coordinating the work of volunteers to prepare meals for the needy during the holy month of Ramadhan, Mr. Bilal had time to explain the work of the association of which he was the principal founder: Terakaft.
The U.S. Defense Department (DoD) is relying on information it won't make public to dispute an Associated Press investigation that found the military misled Congress about sexual assault cases to blunt support for Senate legislation.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Social media is buzzing over a Harvard graduate's poetic commencement speech, which has garnered millions of views and the attention of celebrities.
MADRID -- Seven people suspected of being involved in stealing five paintings by the Irish-born painter Francis Bacon worth more than 25 million euros ($27.8 million) have been arrested, Spanish police said Saturday.
TEHRAN, Iran -- An online report in Iran says authorities have arrested eight people for producing allegedly "obscene" music videos.
One man was killed and several people, including children, were injured Saturday as lightning strikes hit parts of Europe, including a park in Paris and a football pitch in Germany.
A week of shipwrecks and death in the Mediterranean culminated Sunday with harrowing testimony from migrant survivors who said another 500 people including 40 children had drowned, bringing the number of feared dead to 700.
Five Ukrainian soldiers and two rebel fighters have been killed in fresh clashes between government forces and pro-Russian separatists in the country's east, the military said Sunday.