Leaders from a number of countries are reacting to the announcement by US-backed forces that they have captured the last enclave held by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) in Syria, eliminating the group's so-called caliphat ...

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The philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy has been a fixture on French television screens for decades. His commentary has been mocked, criticized, supported and lauded. Whether in writing, performing or speaking, he has no intention of slowing down.B.H ...

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McArthur Binion had been creating art almost completely under the radar for four decades, handling his own occasional sales and raising two children in Chicago on a teaching salary.Now Mr. Binion, the first African-American to receive a graduate ...

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Image copyright NASA The number of planets detected around other stars - or exoplanets - is set to hit the 4,000 mark.The huge haul is a sign of the explosion of findings from searches with telescopes on the ground and in space over the last 25 ...

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A gun battle between Somalia's security forces and the armed group al-Shabab in the capital, Mogadishu, has ended, leaving 15 people dead, including the country's deputy labour minister, police said. Al-Shabab gunmen on Saturday stormed Somalia' ...

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MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan — After the second firefight in the past 10 days between American soldiers and their Afghan allies, at least 14 civilians, most of them women and children, were killed in an airstrike on Saturday in northern Kunduz pr ...

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Season eight will bring Game of Thrones to a grand close with the epic saga of ice and fire coming to a head. During the course of the series, Game of Thrones fans have been hit with some pretty traumatic and brutal moments. Perhaps the most sho ...

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PARIS — French security forces were deployed across Paris and other cities on Saturday as the country braced for a 19th weekend of “Yellow Vest” demonstrations, following a surge of violence last weekend that caught the authorities by surprise a ...

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A dog in Australia is making the most of his 15 minutes of fame.Stanley, a border collie in Perth, made an appearance on local news channel Network 10 Perth this week after a video of him catching a tennis ball went viral.When reporter Beau Pea ...

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‘You want this Brexit process to be over and done with.” Last Wednesday, Theresa May presumed to speak for the whole nation in a catastrophically judged TV address to the public. Yet, as Britain teeters on the edge of crashing out of the EU with ...

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