Protesters in Ukraine's East Call On Putin to Send Troops

April 7, 2014 - 6:06 PM

MOSCOW -- Under the watchful eye of Russian state television, several hundred pro-Russian demonstrators in the city of Donetsk, in eastern U

Afghan Turnout Is High as Voters Defy the Taliban

April 5, 2014 - 6:06 PM

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Defying a campaign of Taliban violence that unleashed 39 suicide bombers in the two months before Election Day, Afghan

Apathy and Fear of Taliban Combine to Keep Rural Voters Away From the Polls

April 5, 2014 - 6:06 PM

KABUL, Afghanistan -- While polling centers across Kabul and other Afghan cities were celebrating record turnouts on Saturday, Tahir Khan, a

Afghan Women See Hope in the Ballot Box

April 2, 2014 - 6:06 PM

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Mariam Wardak is one of those young Afghans with her feet in two worlds: At 28, she has spent much of her adult life i

Ukraine's Hopes Riding on a Chocolatier

March 29, 2014 - 6:06 PM

KIEV, Ukraine -- After a leading contender dropped out of Ukraine's presidential race on Saturday, the nation's hopes and those of its Weste

Iraq Hit by Wave of Bombings and Attacks

March 21, 2014 - 6:06 PM

BAGHDAD -- Thirty-seven people were killed on Friday in a wave of bombings and attacks across Iraq, and eight soldiers were kidnapped, secur

Lawrence E. Walsh, Iran-Contra Prosecutor, Dies at 102

March 20, 2014 - 6:06 PM

Lawrence E. Walsh, a former federal judge and a mainstay of the American legal establishment who as an independent counsel exposed the lawbr

In Colombia, Two Warring Officials Provide a Portrait of a Nation's Political Divide

March 16, 2014 - 6:06 PM

BOGOTÁ, Colombia -- The political battle royale playing out between the mayor of Bogotá and the country's powerful inspector g

Russia Seizes Gas Plant Near Crimea Border, Ukraine Says

March 16, 2014 - 6:06 PM

SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine -- Tensions mounted on the eve of a secession referendum here in Crimea as helicopter-borne Russian forces made a provoc

Rural Spot Settled by Religious Group in California Fears a City's Encroachment

March 14, 2014 - 6:06 PM

Correction Appended

Front and Center in Ukraine Race, a Leader of the Far Right

March 11, 2014 - 6:06 PM

KIEV, Ukraine -- During the Independence Square protests, Dmytro Yarosh made a name for himself as an expert with firebombs. Now, just weeks

A Dot on the Map, After Scandal, Could Be Wiped Off

March 10, 2014 - 6:06 PM

Correction Appended

Obama Says Referendum in Crimea Would Violate Law

March 6, 2014 - 6:06 PM

SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine -- The pro-Russian authorities in Crimea pressed ahead on Thursday with measures to break away from Ukraine and become p

Obama Presses Case for Higher Minimum Wage

March 5, 2014 - 6:06 PM

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. -- Flanked by four like-minded New England governors, President Obama took his campaign for a higher federal minimum wage

Amid More Signs of Russian Force in Crimea, Delight Mixes With Dismay

March 2, 2014 - 6:06 PM

Correction Appended

Chokwe Lumumba, 66, Dies; Activist Who Became Mayor in Mississippi

February 27, 2014 - 6:06 PM

Chokwe Lumumba, a civil rights lawyer who once called for an independent black-majority country in the American Southeast before running for

Ukraine's Leader Flees the Capital; Elections Are Called

February 22, 2014 - 6:06 PM

Correction Appended

With President's Departure, Ukraine Looks Toward a Murky Future

February 22, 2014 - 6:06 PM

KIEV, Ukraine -- As ranks of riot police officers, Interior Ministry troops and even the president vanished Saturday from the capital, Ukrai

On a Caribbean Rum Trail

February 22, 2014 - 6:06 PM

"Care to kiss the ground?"

Iraqi Cleric Who Fought U.S. Forces Says He Is Retiring From Politics

February 16, 2014 - 6:06 PM

BAGHDAD -- Moktada al-Sadr, the anti-American Shiite cleric who became one of Iraq's most powerful political leaders, said he was withdrawin

A Ukraine City Spins Beyond the Government's Reach

February 16, 2014 - 6:06 PM

LVIV, UKRAINE -- Oleh Salo, the Ukrainian state's senior representative in this western region, was hard at work keeping up appearances. He

China and Taiwan Hold First Official Talks Since Civil War

February 11, 2014 - 6:06 PM

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Representatives of Taiwan and China held their first official talks on Tuesday since the end of China's civil war in 1949,

A Battle of Ideology in a City Unaccustomed to That Sort of Election

February 8, 2014 - 6:06 PM

SAN DIEGO -- When Bob Filner resigned as mayor last summer amid a sexual harassment scandal, Democrats openly fretted over losing the first

Tennessee Governor Urges 2 Free Years of Community College and Technical School

February 5, 2014 - 6:06 PM

Public colleges have sharply raised their prices since the 1990s in the face of declining state support, but a plan by Tennessee's governor

E.P.A. Staff Struggling to Create Pollution Rule

February 5, 2014 - 6:06 PM

WASHINGTON -- In marathon meetings and tense all-day drafting sessions, dozens of lawyers, economists and engineers at the Environmental Pro

Gun Battle in Bangkok Escalates Election Protest

February 2, 2014 - 6:06 PM

BANGKOK -- At least six people were injured Saturday in a prolonged daylight gun battle between protesters seeking to block the distribution

Hong Kong Paper Ousts Top Editor, Stirring Concern

January 31, 2014 - 6:06 PM

HONG KONG -- This city's Ming Pao newspaper has long stood for sober independence in a media market that is both brashly commercial and buff

U.S. Envoy to Visit Sri Lanka as Pressure Builds for War Crimes Inquiry

January 30, 2014 - 6:06 PM

NEW DELHI -- A top State Department official is expected to arrive in Sri Lanka on Friday, just three days after the United States announced

Thai Aristocrat Enters Fray, Pressing for Elections

January 28, 2014 - 6:06 PM

BANGKOK -- With a buzzer installed in her house to summon her servants and a royal title that helps secure choice tables at Bangkok restaura

Protesters Block Early Voting in Thai Capital

January 26, 2014 - 6:06 PM

BANGKOK -- Hundreds of thousands of Thais were blocked from voting on Sunday as antigovernment demonstrators obstructed polling places in Ba