Baris Guler, in sunglasses, was one of the sons of cabinet ministers detained in a corruption inquiry that has highlighted tensions between followers of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Fethullah Gulen.
Kainaz, right, and Farhad Barucha at their apartment in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Pro-European demonstrators shouted slogans during a rally in Kiev on Wednesday.
Northern and eastern areas of the country, long riven by ethnic conflict, pose a stubborn impediment to the government0s hopes for national peace.
The film star Zhang Ziyi reached an undisclosed settlement with the website that alleged she slept with powerful men in exchange for money.
An injured Syrian was assisted Tuesday after an airstrike in Aleppo, where a British surgeon had offered care before being jailed.
A worker levels the coal on a freight train in Taiyuan in northern China's Shanxi province.
Mr. Biggs lived as a fugitive for 35 years after his escape from jail while serving a 30-year sentence.
Badi Saleem, 35, was stabbed to death at a hostel near King's Cross on May 12, 2011. Marvin Bailey, 42, another hostel resident, was charged with murder, but the court accepted a plea deal after psychiatrists concluded he was a paranoid schizophrenic.
The city of Tacloban, in the central Philippines, is still recovering from Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded.
Setting up such an agency was the central demand of the social activist Anna Hazare in 2010, when his fasts and protests electrified the country.
Mr. van Zwieten discussed the outlook for investor appetite in Indian private equity in the coming year.
The monument was unveiled this week as a report emerged that Taiwan and China had discussed an exchange of imprisoned spies.
Top party and military officials gathered at an indoor stadium in Pyongyang on Tuesday where they made speeches vowing to uphold Kim Jong-un as their unchallenged top leader
At the airport in Bangui, Central African Republic, shacks shelter residents who fled sectarian violence.
President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan met with the Iraqi foreign minister, Hoshyar Zebari.
At least 75 people were killed, the South Sudanese interior minister said, but Reuters put the figure at at least 400 dead and up to 800 wounded.
Italian officials promised to stop the 0degrading treatment0 of migrants held in a detention center on the island of Lampedusa, after video showed asylum seekers being forced to stand naked outdoors as guards hosed them down.
The Department of Defense has identified 2,278 American service members who have died as a part of the Afghan war and related operations.
Senator Mark Udall, center, disclosed the existence of the internal C.I.A. report on Tuesday.
Jacob Ostreicher, right, with the actor Sean Penn, who lobbied for his freedom.
Members of the Japanese infantry at a troop review ceremony on a base in Asaka, near Tokyo.
While its shortlist included proposals for Heathrow and Gatwick, the panel did not completely rule out the idea of a new airport.
Uzbek students picked cotton in 2001. Today, the government drafts about a million people to work as pickers at harvest time.
Egyptian police officers in riot gear moved into position in Cairo during clashes in October with supporters of the ousted president, Mohamed Morsi.
Israeli officers arrest an African migrant during a demonstration outside Parliament in Jerusalem on Friday. 0
Dead bees in an anti-pesticide demonstration in Bulgaria. All neonicotinoid pesticides could be affected by Europe0s stance.
Politicians from across the Indian political spectrum expressed anger, and the New Delhi police in turn removed security barriers that were meant to protect the American Embassy.
The government said it planned to award more drilling permits next year, despite persistent opposition from environmental groups.
Ghazi Albuliwi, the writer-director-star of 0Peace After Marriage,0 the farcical tale of a Palestinian-American who marries an Israeli desperate for a green card.
A campaign to win support for Egypt0s new constitution got off to a rocky start when bloggers noticed that a banner promoting the document misspelled the word for 0Egyptians0 in Arabic and used stock images of foreigners.
At least one survivor was rescued after a helicopter went down in a rugged area of southern Afghanistan. Afghan officials cited possible mechanical trouble.
The former National Security Agency contractor Edward J. Snowden, who had requested asylum from Brazil months ago, made the offer in a letter published in a Brazilian newspaper.
Americans officials want to rotate more military forces through the country, concerned about mounting pressure from China on its neighbors.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel was applauded by her Christian Democratic Party in the Bundestag after being reelected to a third term as Chancellor on Tuesday in Berlin.
Mobs of Christians grabbed a boy with a knife during scuffles near the airport in Bangui. Dec. 9.
Dennis Rodman0s trip to North Korea to help train the country0s basketball stars has not been disrupted by the political convulsions there.
Is Kiev a key ally to the European Union, or just a potential trading partner and a buffer against Russia?
Notable figures and Times readers share their perspectives.