Kofi Annan, Diplomat Who Redefined the U.N., Dies at 80

Kofi Annan, a soft-spoken and patrician diplomat from Ghana, who became the seventh secretary general of the United Nations, projecting himself and his organization as the world’s conscience and...

In Greece, Wildfires Kill Dozens in Deadliest Blaze in Years

At least 49 people have been killed in fast-moving wildfires outside Athens, officials said Tuesday. As thousands of tourists and residents found evacuation routes blocked by flames, some took...

What Is at Stake in Pakistan’s Election?

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistanis will go to the polls on Wednesday to elect a prime minister, transferring power from one civilian government to another for only the second time...

Trump Meets Putin: Live Updates From Finland

Right Now: President Trump is in Helsinki, Finland, for his first summit meeting with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia. President Trump will hold one-on-one talks with Mr. Putin at...

Trump’s U.K. Visit: A Sedate Dinner, a Bombshell Interview

The tension and uncertainty surrounding President Trump’s trip to Britain reached new heights after the publication Thursday night of a bombshell interview in which he said Prime Minister Theresa...

‘Still Can’t Believe It Worked’: The Story of the Thailand Cave Rescue

MAE SAI, Thailand — Improbably enough, most of the escapes went flawlessly. But on trip No. 11, to save one of the last soccer teammates stuck for 18 days deep...

NATO Summit Live Updates: Trump Pushes Allies to Increase Spending

Right Now: Trump prepares for Day 2 of the NATO summit, before heading to Britain. • President Trump is in Brussels as part of a seven-day, three-nation European trip that...

Live Updates: Trump at the NATO Summit

Right Now: Trump to meet soon with NATO’s secretary general. • President Trump is in Brussels for the start of a seven-day, three-nation European trip that highlights the ways he...

Prince William Lands in Jordan for ‘Historic’ Middle East Trip

LONDON — Prince William, the second in line to the British throne, began on Sunday what is being called a “historic” five-day tour of the Middle East in which...

Extinct Gibbon Found in Tomb of Ancient Chinese Emperor’s Grandmother

British researchers have identified a gibbon found in an ancient Chinese tomb as a never-before seen, now-extinct genus and species. Samuel Turvey, a conservationist and gibbon expert, was touring a...