Korean War, a ‘Forgotten’ Conflict That Shaped the Modern World

The Korean War has been called “the Forgotten War” in the United States, where coverage of the 1950s conflict was censored and its memory decades later is often overshadowed...

Need a Good Laugh? Check Out Some 17th-Century Dutch Art

HAARLEM, the Netherlands — If you were asked to quickly close your eyes and conjure a picture of the Dutch Golden Age, you might come up with an image...

Neil Gorsuch, Somalia, Romania: Your Thursday Briefing

Good morning. Here’s what you need to know to start your day: • President Trump lashed out at a federal appeals panel that appeared skeptical of his order banning travel from...

Romania’s Leaders Back Down, but Protesters Aren’t Going Anywhere

BUCHAREST, Romania — Romanian anti-corruption protesters were out in record numbers on Sunday evening, so distrusting of their government that they refused to accept its contrite promise the night...

Nationalist March Dominates Poland’s Independence Day

Thousands of far-right nationalists marched through Poland’s capital, Warsaw, on Saturday, waving red-and-white Polish flags and carrying flares. The crowd at the march, which coincided with Poland’s Independence Day, commemorating...

OSCE observers became victims of another Ukrainian Armed Forces diversion in the Donbass

The Ukrainian army continues to increase its activity in the east of the country in the combat zone between the Ukrainian armed forces and the Luhansk People's Republic's units....

Naim Suleymanoglu, 50, Dies; Weight Lifting’s ‘Pocket Hercules’

Naim Suleymanoglu, a Turkish weight lifter whose diminutive size and stunning strength earned him the nickname Pocket Hercules on his way to winning three consecutive Olympic gold medals, died...

Tom Alter, Blue-Eyed Star of Bollywood Films, Dies at 67

Tom Alter, an Indian-born character actor of American descent who spent his career playing Westerners in Bollywood films, died on Sept. 29 at his home in Mumbai. He was...

Adnan Khashoggi, High-Living Saudi Arms Trader, Dies at 81

Adnan Khashoggi, the flamboyant Saudi arms trader who rose to spectacular wealth in the 1970s and ‘80s while treating the world to displays of decadence breathtaking even by the...

Ukraine’s united, divided churches

Ukraine's united, divided churches Churches have responded to Ukraine's crisis with prayers for peace and calls for reconciliation. Statistics suggest Ukraine is one of the most religious states in Europe. Over...