Jan 26, 2013 12:30PM ET
After 21 people were sentenced to death by an Egyptian court for their roles in deadly soccer riots last year, violence erupted outside of the Port Said courtroom and resulted in ever more deaths.
Jan 25, 2013 2:47PM ET
With as many as 10,000 on the loose after a massive flood, authorities and crocodile farmers on the hunt, with locals wrestling crocs to the ground and essentially handcuffing them.
Jan 25, 2013 12:28PM ET
Today marks the second anniversary of the start of the Egyptian Revolution, but two years later, the fight looks like it's only just beginning.
Jan 25, 2013 11:25AM ET
Dexter Filkins on women in combat, Ron Fournier on Obama's great liberal expectations, Malcolm Potts on fighting terrorism through education, Jonathan Weil on Caterpillar's missing millions, and Jim Yong Kim on climate change.
Jan 25, 2013 10:47AM ET
The Obama administration says it believes that the militants responsible for the recent terror attack were working with "elements of Al Qaeda," as they attempt to solidify the bigger link between Algeria, Mali, and the worldwide fight against extremists.
Jan 24, 2013 11:07PM ET
Big victory in the war on terror, folks: A previously unreported air strike in December killed Said al-Shihri, al Qaeda's number two in command. This is third time he's been reported dead.
Jan 24, 2013 3:25PM ET
The U.S. Department of Treasury on Wednesday announced sanctions against Japan’s third-largest crime syndicate the Inagawa-kai and its leaders.
Jan 24, 2013 9:37AM ET
Margaret Carlson on Hillary Clinton's Benghazi testimony, Susan Crawford on speeding up America's Internet, Alex Pareene on electoral vote rejiggering, E.J. Dionne on Obama's Reaganisms, and Amy Davidson on child-abuse victims.
Jan 24, 2013 8:43AM ET
The British Foreign Office has issued a travel warning to Westerners who might be in Benghazi, urging all its citizens to leave the city immediately.
Jan 24, 2013 8:00AM ET
The good news is that some of the 15,000 crocodiles that escaped after recent South Africa floods have been recaptured. The bad news is that there are at least 7,500 missing crocodiles still out there somewhere.
Jan 24, 2013 7:41AM ET
A Naval minesweeping ship is turning into an environmental hazard after it was heavily damaged when it struck a coral reef off the coast of Palawan in the Philippines.
Jan 24, 2013 7:07AM ET
The world and Venezuela are anxiously awaiting for Hugo Chavez's first public appearance since fleeing to Cuba for cancer treatment last year. That's why the Spanish paper El Pais decided to run a picture of what they thought was an intubated Chavez.
Jan 24, 2013 6:52AM ET
A splinter group of Islamic militants have broken away from the main force of rebels in Mali and now says it wants peace talks with the government.
Jan 23, 2013 11:55PM ET
Late Wednesday night, North Korea's National Defense Commission announced that it planned several more rocket launches as well as a nuclear test. It also threatened a "full-fledged confrontation" with the United States.
Jan 23, 2013 4:21PM ET
With 80 billionaires in Davos this week, why not explore the numbers on some of the richest people in the world?
Jan 23, 2013 2:26PM ET
The vague idea guiding this year's World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, sounds a lot like another vague idea forwarded in Davos-hating Nassim Taleb's book Antifragile.
Jan 23, 2013 2:22PM ET
After all the dust has settled, Israeli's hard-fought parlimentary election yesterday appears to have an ended in a virtual tie. So how is that going to work, exactly?
Jan 23, 2013 9:32AM ET
Jill and Scott Kelley on privacy and Petraeus, Mark Bittman on Coke's obesity awareness ads, Simon Jenkins on Prince Harry's Afghanistan story, Sarah Chayes on Benghazi and bureaucrats, and Aaron David Miller on Israel's election results.
Jan 23, 2013 9:16AM ET
You'd think the safest place for animals is usually a zoo. That apparently isn't the case in China.
Jan 22, 2013 10:57PM ET
There are a lot of unknowns in the immediate wake of Israel's parliamentary elections, but one thing seems rather sure: President Benjamin "Bibi" Netanyahu's had better days.
Jan 22, 2013 9:56PM ET
After a report last week presented some startling evidence that Bashar al-Assad had used chemical weapons against his own people, a follow up this week only bolsters the case.
Jan 22, 2013 4:20PM ET
An official with the Library of Congress says a widely cited but poorly sourced report his office did on Iran's intelligence ministry has been pulled from circulation.
Jan 22, 2013 2:15PM ET
For the last six days the Brattli Tunnel in northern Norway has been closed. The culprit? A 27-ton truckload of a burning brown goat cheese called Brunost and the toxic gasses that emerge when you light the stuff on fire.
Jan 22, 2013 12:45PM ET
Many questions still remain about the disastrous Algerian hostage situation, including the biggest question of all: How did all those people die?
Jan 22, 2013 11:21AM ET
Our newest harrowing tale takes us to Madrid, where one woman fainted and somersaulted below... except she got saved in the nick of time — and there's video of the whole thing.
Jan 22, 2013 11:00AM ET
Voters are out in force for the national elections, and while Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition was expected to retain power, high turnout is leading to chatter of a coming surprise. What will change?
Jan 22, 2013 9:38AM ET
Andrew Ross Sorkin on the myths of Davos, Elizabeth Economy on polluted Chinese water, John Cassidy on Obama's liberal agenda, Ruth Margalit on Israel's left, and William Pesek on Lew's strong dollar.
Jan 22, 2013 9:12AM ET
Prince Harry may have humble-bragged his way home from Afghanistan, all full of war stories and gunned-down insurgents, but the Taliban isn't having any of it.
Jan 22, 2013 8:00AM ET
Okay, maybe economist Gareth Morgan doesn't really want to exterminate cats. But he does want owners to keep their felines indoors for the rest of their lives and not replace them they die, because he believes cats will kill off New Zealand's native wildlife.
Jan 22, 2013 7:27AM ET
A series of three car bombs situated around the city of Baghdad exploded one right after another on Tuesday—right on the heels of a string of suicide attacks claiming 30 lives last week. This isn't going to make people feel better either: al Qaeda may be involved.