Retaliating for a rocket fired into Israel on Friday, the Israeli military said it carried out an airstrike on a Hamas site in southern Gaza early Saturday in what was its first aerial bombing in Palestinian territory since an August cease-fire that ended this summer0s 50-day Gaza war.
Supporters at a rally Thursday for Moncef Marzouki, Tunisia0s interim president, who is in a runoff election on Sunday.
A screen shot from a campaign video in which the Israeli politician Naftali Bennett plays a Tel Aviv peacenik.
Amir Hekmati, in a letter to the Iranian ministers of justice and intelligence, described deteriorating conditions in prison and deplored the lack of progress in his case.
A boy in an army uniform wept on Friday in front of the Army Public School in Peshawar, which was attacked by Taliban gunmen.
John O. Brennan, the C.I.A. director, has enraged senators by refusing to answer questions from the Senate Intelligence Committee about who had authorized a computer intrusion.
C0rdenas, Cuba, home to Eli0n Gonz0lez, is a growing city of contrasts and contradictions, where some still celebrate Che Guevara.
The headquarters of Sony Pictures in Culver City, Calif. The F.B.I. said that some of the methods employed in the Sony cyberattack were similar to ones that were used by the North Koreans against South Korean banks.
President Obama said the reopening of relations with Cuba would give the United States more sway there, and promised to 0respond proportionally0 to a cyberattack on Sony.
The collapse of the Russian ruble 0 down more than 45 percent this year 0 has jangled nerves in Russia, but the reverberations are being felt in tourist destinations across Europe.
President Obama signed an executive order barring new investment and trade with Crimea and freezing the property of people or businesses operating in the region or helping its leadership.
The cleric Fethullah Gulen at his Pennsylvania home last March.
China has arrested a Korean-American aid worker working near the border with North Korea on charges of embezzlement and possession of fake invoices, his lawyer said Friday.
Colombian guerrillas killed five government soldiers in a clash on Friday, the Defense Ministry said.
Dmitri O. Rogozin, an outspoken deputy prime minister, had already panned the Washington0s supposed change of heart toward Havana as a calculated change in tactics.
Mandy Rice-Davies leaving court after testifying on her relationship with Lord Astor in 1963.
Pakistani forces stepped up operations against insurgents near the Afghan border after 148 students and staff members died in a siege in Peshawar.
Yang Teng, the plaintiff, on his way to court in Beijing on Friday. The ruling stated that homosexuality is not a mental illness.
Maj. Gen. Orna Barbivai reached the highest ranks of the Israeli Army. After 34 years in the service, she retired in the fall.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter said at a news conference Friday that the votes for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups would not be reopened.
A BP oil platform in the North Sea, about 100 miles east of Aberdeen.
A Foreign Affairs Ministry spokesman said President Obama0s approval of the transfer of four used frigates 0brutally interferes in China0s domestic affairs.0
Detectives have reinforced suspicion of sex abuse among prominent Britons in the 1970s and 1980s after questioning a man who says he was victimized as a boy.
Maj. Linas Pakutka leads the two main units that make up the rapid-reaction force.
The institute said the researcher had failed in the three months it gave her to replicate what she had portrayed as a simple way to make stem cells.
Their bodies were discovered in Manoora, a suburb of Cairns, and a woman believed to be the mother of seven of the children was arrested after being treated for stab wounds.
Aleksei A. Navalny, a prominent opposition figure, and his brother, Oleg, were accused of stealing almost $500,000 from two firms.
The trial suggested the cozy ties between the city0s business elite and career officials who rose through the ranks of the British colonial government.
An artist's rendition of the Chaoyang Park Plaza development, left, which developers have warned may be the last oddly shaped buildings constructed in Beijing for some time.
The court ruling against the United Progressive Party marked a political victory for President Park Geun-hye, who had sought to have the party dissolved.
A protest outside a courthouse in Langfang, China, where a former senior official, Liu Tienan, was sentenced to life in prison for bribery this month. China's anticorruption initiatives have wide public backing.
An election repeatedly delayed because of the epidemic and other challenges will be held on Saturday, but critics worry whether voting will fair and safe.
Kim Jong-un, center, at a ceremony Wednesday for the third anniversary of his father0s death.
John Osburg, author of "Anxious Wealth."
Instead of punishing my country, the U.S. should check its own record.
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