President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had nuanced reasons to allow Turkish pilots to open fire, analysts say, including his irritation with Russia over issues beyond Syria.
Contradicting Turkish officials, the navigator said he and the pilot had no time to dodge the missile that slammed into their jet.
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Several service members have been suspended after an internal military investigation of the American airstrike on a Doctors Without Borders facility in Afghanistan.
An American military investigation found a series failures that resulted in an attack on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz.
Efforts to create centers to better process migrants heading to Europe have come into the spotlight after the terrorist attacks in Paris this month.
A broad investigation into corruption at Petrobras, Brazil’s state-owned oil company, widened with the arrests of a sitting senator and one of the country’s top finance executives.
Tunisian authorities, who have declared a state of emergency, also temporarily closed the border with Libya after an attack in the capital on Tuesday.
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In a city where corner bistros are havens for neighbors and friends, the terrorist attacks in Paris hurt families related by blood and banter.
At least 130 people were killed Nov. 13. They included an architect, an American college student, an Algerian violinist and many, many music fans. Here are some of their stories.
Ranchers, loggers and smugglers all threaten tropical forests, but in areas given to local communities, the deforestation rate is close to zero, a study finds.
Bernie Sanders, who in the 1980s was mayor of Vermont’s largest city, Burlington, tended to talk globally but act locally, aligning with Republicans to get things done.
The sport has never seriously considered outlawing the bouncer, even though Phillip Hughes of Australia died after he was struck in the neck by a ball.
Ms. Gao, 71, who was convicted of leaking a document that laid out plans for a campaign against Western ideas, will now serve five years rather than seven.
The president’s office said that her government was trying to secure the freedom of nine North Koreans, caught fleeing via Vietnam and now believed held by China.
Record-breaking sales notwithstanding, success doesn’t seem to have spoiled the singer.
A new documentary, “Hitchcock/Truffaut,” recalls a seminal conversation about the art, science and craft of filmmaking and the impact it had.
Barcelona’s goal-scoring trio of Lionel Messi, Luis Suárez and Neymar put on a show in a 6-1 victory, and even Roma’s beaten goalkeeper was impressed.