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January 16, 2019
FILE -- U.S. Special Forces troops near Manbij, Syria, on Feb. 7, 2018. The pending withdrawal from Syria is the latest example of a broader American disengagement from the Middle East. Russia and Iran are filling the void. (Mauricio Lima/The New York Times/Copyright 2019)
Four Americans killed in suicide attack in Syria amid plans for withdrawal
January 16, 2019 - 11:03am
January 14, 2019
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, shown here in a September broadcast in South Korea, addressed the nation during a New Year's Day address Tuesday. He said he is ready to meet with President Donald Trump again, but that the United States should not "misjudge" his patience. Bloomberg photo by SeongJoon Cho.
North Korea's nuclear program quietly advances, pressuring Trump
January 14, 2019 - 12:32pm
FILE -- President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping of China in Beijing, Nov. 9, 2017. Trump is cheerleading his way past the economic warning signs that have rattled financial markets and unnerved economists, insisting that the United States has an advantage in a crucial first round of trade negotiations beginning on Jan. 7, 2019, in Beijing. (Doug Mills/The New York Times/Copyright 2019)
China sentences Canadian man to death in drug case linked to Huawei row
January 14, 2019 - 8:13am
January 5, 2019
Photo of Jeanne Calment at age 22. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.
'World's oldest woman' was 122 when she died, but researcher says she was lying about age
January 5, 2019 - 4:39pm
Paul Whelan, shown here in Iceland, was arrested in Russia on espionage charges. Whelan, 48, is a retired U.S. Marine.  Family Photo
Russia dismisses chances of swap involving detained American
January 5, 2019 - 12:27pm
January 3, 2019
Paul Whelan, shown here in Iceland, was arrested in Russia on espionage charges. Whelan, 48, is a retired U.S. Marine.  Family Photo
American Paul Whelan charged with espionage in Russia, news agency reports
January 3, 2019 - 10:20am
December 31, 2018
Russia arrests American citizen on suspicion of spying
December 31, 2018 - 11:25am
December 28, 2018
A Soviet-era monument on the grounds of School 1101 in Moscow. Photo for The Washington Post by Mary Gelman
How Russia's military intelligence agency became the covert muscle in Putin's duels with the West
December 28, 2018 - 12:25pm
December 23, 2018
A map locating Jakarta and Sunda Strait, Indonesia Photo by The Washington Post
Indonesian tsunami strikes without warning, killing at least 281 people
December 23, 2018 - 8:24am
December 21, 2018
Rob Berrell and his daughter Katie remember Rob's brother, Steven, who died in Pan Am Flight 103 in a terrorist bombing and plane crash that happened 30 year ago on Dec. 21, 1988. Special to The Forum
Fargo family marks 30th anniversary of terrorist plane crash that killed son
December 21, 2018 - 1:02pm
October 31, 2018
File photo of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan waving to supporters during a ceremony on March 18, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Kostas Tsironis.
Turkish prosecutor says Khashoggi was strangled and dismembered, but fate of body still a mystery
October 31, 2018 - 8:29pm
October 29, 2018
Stock photo from Forum News Service
189 feared dead in Indonesian plane crash
October 29, 2018 - 7:04am
October 21, 2018
President Donald Trump discusses pending sales of weapons as he meets with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia, in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington, March 20, 2018. Even though American and European executives are staying away from a showcase Saudi investment conference, companies are unlikely to sever ties or avert future deals after the killing of the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Saudi explanation of Khashoggi's death is widely dismissed as a coverup
October 21, 2018 - 8:44am
October 19, 2018
Saudi government acknowledges Khashoggi was killed while visiting Saudi consulate
October 19, 2018 - 9:29pm
October 17, 2018
President Donald Trump displays posters as he talks with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman during a meeting in the Oval Office at the White House on March 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. MUST CREDIT: Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post
Trump tries to protect Saudis as global outrage grows over suspected killing of Khashoggi
October 17, 2018 - 7:53pm
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