Vladimir Kara-Murza, who collapsed and lost consciousness on Tuesday in mysterious circumstances, is the federal coordinator of the civic group Open Russia.
The Russian president denounced what he said was 0another blatant attempt by the United States to extend its jurisdiction to other states.0
Sepp Blatter at a meeting in Zurich in March. He faces the toughest challenge of his long career after the American authorities announced indictments for 14 current and former soccer officials and marketing executives.
Iraqi civilians fleeing fighting in Ramadi crossed the Bzebiz Bridge, which offers passage into Baghdad from Anbar Province.
From left: Maziar Bahari, Reza Taghavi and Amir Hekmati.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan seems to have assumed a new, unofficial role this week as the country0s chief news media critic.
Lion dancers performing at the opening of Galaxy Macau Phase II on Wednesday.
World Cup sponsors showed predictable caution Wednesday in responding to the Department of Justice0s indictment of nine FIFA officials on corruption charges.
Walter De Gregorio, FIFA0s chief communication officer, during a news conference Wednesday at the organization0s headquarters to respond to the indictments.
Yemenis were taken to a hospital after they were wounded during shelling Wednesday in Taez.
Wendy R. Sherman in 2013. Her decision leaves questions about who will help carry out a final pact if one is reached.
Pills were prepared for H.I.V. patients in Thailand0 in February. A study found early treatment for people with H.I.V. cut down on the number of deaths.
A boat with migrants, thought to be Afghans, arrived on the Greek island of Kos on Wednesday after crossing the Aegean Sea from Turkey.
Jos0 Maria Marin of Brazil is among 14 from the Americas charged in a bribery and kickback scheme.
The leader of the Nusra Front said in a television interview that Al Qaeda had ordered it to keep its focus on toppling President Bashar al-Assad.
Liao Ran, of Transparency International.
An independent report that draws on publicly available videos, photographs and satellite images has concluded that Russia is continuing to conduct military operations inside Ukraine.
Asphalt on the roads of New Delhi melted amid soaring temperatures.
Comments left little doubt that Washington shared the concerns of other Asian nations about China0s growing military presence in disputed areas of the South China Sea.
Villagers collected the timber of unproductive rubber trees near Tuanjie, in southern China. A program aims to make the industry more sustainable.
Residents lined up outside an evacuated nursing home in Cologne, Germany, on Wednesday, waiting for a World War II-era bomb to be defused.
Outside FIFA headquarters in Zurich on Wednesday.
Construction continued Wednesday on a soccer stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, that is scheduled to host some of the 2018 World Cup matches.
Preliminary results show the incumbent Ethiopian People0s Revolutionary Democratic Front and allies winning 442 of the 547 constituencies, including all of Addis Ababa.
Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican secretary of state, said that the Irish referendum that legalized same-sex marriage was a 0defeat for humanity.0
France, where Muslims make up an estimated 8 percent of the population, has long displayed discomfort with Muslim women who cover their heads.
The French position came as negotiators reconvened with the aim of reaching a final agreement on the nuclear dispute by June 30.
FIFA officials, including Eduardo Li, were led out of the Baur au Lac hotel on Wednesday. Mr. Li was set to join FIFA0s powerful executive committee this weekend.
Representing the Middle East 0quartet0 of the United States, Russia, the United Nations and the European Union, he made little progress toward a lasting peace.
Shane M. Bauer, Sarah Shourd and Joshua F. Fattal, who were jailed in Iran for more than two years, in 2011 in Oakland, Calif.
Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew, en route to a G-7 meeting in Germany, cited 0broad uncertainties for Europe and the global economy.0
Mosed Shaye Omar, 64, a naturalized American citizen since 1978, sued the State Department and Secretary John Kerry, claiming he was coerced into acknowledging that he had a name different from what was on his passport.
The police arrested 175 people across six provinces for theft and trafficking of $80 million worth of objects in what the government called the biggest antiquities trafficking case in the history of the People0s Republic.
Refugees lined up to receive food at a temporary shelter on Wednesday in Langsa, Indonesia. Indonesia and Malaysia have agreed to take in roughly 7,000 migrants for up to a year.
Prime Minister David Cameron of Britain, center, on Wednesday.
Shoaib Ahmed Shaikh, center, the chief executive of Axact, after a court appearance Wednesday in Karachi. Mr. Shaikh and four other executives face charges that include fraud and forgery.
Rohingya refugees sleeping on clothes0donated by locals at a shelter in Langsa, Indonesia.
The top nuclear envoys, from left, Junichi Ihara of Japan, Hwang Joon-kook of South Korea and Sung Kim of the United States at a meeting in Seoul, South Korea, on Wednesday.
The global count of hungry people has fallen from about one billion 25 years ago to 795 million today, the United Nations says, or about one person out of every nine.
Joe Wong performing at the 69 Cafe in downtown Beijing.
Pyongyang along the Taedong River.
Yanis Varoufakis in his office in the Finance Ministry, which overlooks Syntagma Square.