Iraq offered Sunday to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions and as Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers steadily unravels. an hour ago
The mayor of Inongo said Sunday night that many of those aboard the boat, which sank on Lake Mai-Ndombe, were teachers. 2 hours ago
The Green Party and anti-immigrant parties added seats in the European Parliament at the expense of the continent’s longtime political center. 2 hours ago
Many of the passengers were teachers who were traveling to collect their salaries, according to a local official. 3:46 p.m.
It’s the latest blow at the ballot box for the Catholic Church, which once dictated social norms in the country. 3:24 p.m.
In recent weeks, tensions between Washington and Tehran have soared, with the United States increasing its military presence in the region. 11:11 a.m.
Ten climbers died in a seven-day span as dozens lined up at the world’s highest peak, lingering for hours in the dangerously thin air of the summit. 3:09 a.m.
With his mop of white hair and soft surgeon’s hands, Dr. Yuri Korovin hardly fits the image of the typical Russian street protester. 6:23 p.m.