China has given Moscow $36.6 billion in aid since 2000. The goal? Russian oil.
The showdown in the Gulf shows no signs of ending. And there don’t seem to be any clear winners emerging.
Friends and rivals alike press administration to embrace multilateral diplomacy on climate change, Iran, and North Korea.
The biggest challenge for Angola’s new president will be escaping the shadow of his predecessor — and the corrupt cronies around him.
The protest-rocked country could face a fresh round of U.S. economic sanctions.
Critics suspect the Kremlin is looking to the West to pay the price to make Palmyra safe for Russian business.
The Saudis don’t believe the young emir of Qatar is really running the country — and they’re looking for regime change.
Trump deems Iran in violation of the “worst deal ever.”
Some 13 percent of Afghan military personnel training in the United States last year went AWOL.
Bombed-out cities meant death and destruction. Now they promise billions of dollars — for new construction.
Roadside bomb attacks are falling overall, except in Afghanistan.
The Iranian-backed forces that took control of Kirkuk from the Kurds are setting their sights on Baghdad.
The attorney general is aware of the threat Moscow poses to American elections — he just hasn’t done anything about it.
Immigration is inevitable. When will the West learn that it promises salvation — not destruction?
How a school administrator in Spain is helping save refugees with little more than fervor and a phone.
A decimated economy, a resurgent Taliban, and growing tensions with Iran are driving disenchanted Afghans to seek opportunities abroad. And for many it’s their only option.
The human-smuggling route across the Sahara may have been the deadliest on Earth. Then the EU paid Niger’s army to shut it down — and made it even more treacherous.