Speculation had increased in recent months that the Taliban’s reclusive leader had died in secret, leading some commanders to break away.
The leader of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, a banned extremist group, died in a shootout after armed supporters tried to free him from police custody, the authorities said.
Inside the 50-year campaign to roll back the Voting Rights Act.
Amnesty International’s inquiry reconstructs a 2014 episode in the Gaza Strip, now called Black Friday, which continues to cause international ripples a year later.
Hundreds of pages of sworn testimony by Donald J. Trump over the past decade paint an unvarnished image of Mr. Trump as prone to overstatement and the occasional boorish outburst.
For a second consecutive night, hundreds of people living in squalid camps in northern France sought to force their way through the Channel Tunnel to reach Britain.
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Without quite saying so explicitly, the president made the argument that, when it comes to trade, Washington offers a more empowering vision for the future.
Germany’s patience and brinkmanship, while exploiting mistakes made by the Athens government under Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, led the way to a Berlin consensus.
Joyce E. Mitchell detailed to investigators how she helped convicted killers Richard W. Matt and David Sweat break out of a New York prison.
The assault on Kurdish militants in northern Iraq was the heaviest since air strikes began last week, hours after President Tayyip Erdogan said a peace process had become impossible.
John McFarlane, the British bank’s new chairman, said the lender needed to deliver better returns for shareholders.
Mr. Pollard, an American convicted of spying for Israel, will be released in November after serving 30 years, a government panel decided on Tuesday.
The Washington Post correspondent, who is accused of espionage, may have aroused suspicion by gaining strong connections to Iranian sources, his friends and colleagues say.
Researchers in Denmark recently developed a new approach to intense interval training that could appeal even to those of us who, until now, have been disinclined to push ourselves during exercise.
More than seven years ago the Federal Reserve put its benchmark interest rate close to zero, as a way to bolster the economy. But that policy is about to change.
Romance proceeded no faster than a bocce game — until Larry David entered the picture.
Walter Palmer, a dentist from Minnesota, killed Cecil, a lion who was a favorite among visitors at a national park in Zimbabwe, after the animal was lured out of the sanctuary, the authorities say.