55 percent believe Donald Trump will make transatlantic ties worse.
An Italian official says a hotel in an earthquake-hit zone of central Italy has been buried by an avalanche, with reports of dead.
Italy civil protection agency says 30 people missing in avalanche that buried mountain hotel in central Italy.
Iranian state television says high-rise building on fire in Tehran has collapsed.
Avalanche buries hotel in central Italy, official says; reports of fatalities.
Obama and his aides claim they've had a scandal-free White House compared to other presidents. Is that really the case?
Scores of Iranian firefighters are battling a blaze at an iconic building in Tehran housing a major shopping center. No injuries have been immediately reported.
The Committee to Protect Journalists has urged Pakistan to free two local journalists who were convicted on defamation charges.
A state-owned newspaper in the United Arab Emirates is reporting that an Emirati and a Palestinian man have been sentenced to prison for planning an attack on a beach bar.
Yahya Jammeh’s term officially ended Wednesday, but he appeared unwilling to hand over power, in spite of international efforts.
Carrying her four-year-old son, Elham Saleh walked all night behind a smuggler, navigating land mines through Islamic State group- and rebel-held territory in northern Syria.
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has urged the Organization of Islamic Cooperation to help end the persecution of Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim minority, as OIC foreign ministers open a special meeting to discuss the crisis.
Philippine negotiators and communist guerrillas are set to resume peace talks in Rome, with the Maoist insurgents warning that alleged government violations of an accord on human rights may prompt them to end a monthslong ceasefire.
Donald Trump’s all-but-dismissal of human rights as a foreign policy principle could land like an earthquake across a Middle East landscape beset by warring factions and beleaguered governments, with some players eyeing the prospect of once unimaginable new alliances.
But things are different at the local and state levels.
Police say at least 15 young children were killed after a school bus collided with a truck loaded with sand in northern India.
Donald Trump’s assumption of the U.S. presidency couldn’t come at a worse time for Mexico.
There was one glaring similarity with a WWF matchup.
Three nations shelled out around $160 million and years’ worth of work on the underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The result: No plane. The only tangible — and arguably most important — clues into what happened to the aircraft have come courtesy of ordinary citizens, who bore the costs themselves.
The leader of Australia’s most populous state resigned Thursday after his popularity plummeted over a series of decisions during 2016.
"We’re gonna call on everybody to give all the resources they have," Ellison said during a Huffington Post-hosted debate at George Washington University. "We're in an emergency situation."
The latest on the transition.
Trump passes over the nation's largest minority group, ending a three-decade streak of at least one Latino at the table in the Cabinet Room.
President-elect Donald Trump has tapped Sonny Perdue as Agriculture Secretary, rounding out his Cabinet-level picks.
Vegemite, the salty, brown spread beloved in Australia, is going home, purchased by an Australian dairy company from the maker of Oreos.
Canada’s Pacific coast province of British Columbia reached a new peak of 914 illicit drug overdose deaths last year with the arrival of the deadly opioid fentanyl.
A 15-year-old student opened fire with a gun at a private school in this northern Mexico city Wednesday, hitting a teacher and two other students in the head before killing himself. Another student suffered lesser injuries in the shooting, which was captured on a video posted to social media.
The former Georgia governor grew up on a farm and has a doctorate in veterinary medicine.
Every night they sleep above cold concrete, curled up in sleeping bags on rubber mattresses in a tent made of plastic sheets held together with tape. Their heads are inches away from cars zooming by — and from a bronze statue of a young girl that sits across from the Japanese Embassy in Seoul.
Del. David Vogt says he (R-Frederick County) fired Cameron Harris “on the spot” Wednesday after learning what his aide had done.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange retreated from his pledge to accept extradition to the U.S. if Chelsea Manning was granted clemency, arguing Wednesday via his lawyers that what he was really asking for was an immediate pardon for the ex-Army analyst.
Guatemalan prosecutors detained the brother and son of President Jimmy Morales on Wednesday in a case of alleged corruption.
At least 46 severely injured people remain in a refugee camp that Nigeria’s military says it mistakenly bombed, the International Committee for the Red Cross said Wednesday, raising the possibility that the death toll could significantly rise.
The United Nations, the European Union and key players in the Iran nuclear agreement delivered a united message Wednesday aimed at U.S. President-elect Donald Trump: The deal is working and must be maintained to keep Tehran from developing a nuclear weapon.
Critics say the president-elect has flouted norms and lowered standards.
President-elect pressures major companies to add U.S. jobs and claims credit for growth.
Colombia’s second-largest rebel group has agreed to free a prominent politician held captive for almost a year, clearing the way for repeatedly postponed peace talks to begin next month.
After more than two decades in power, Gambian President Yahya Jammeh faced the prospect of a military intervention by regional forces, as the man who once pledged to rule the West African nation for a billion years clung to power.
The leader of Australia’s most popular state resigned Thursday after his popularity plummeted over a series of decisions during 2016.
Iran, Russia and climate change are among the potential flash points in transatlantic ties.
The United Nations, the European Union and key players in the Iran nuclear agreement are delivering a united message aimed at U.S. President-elect Donald Trump: The deal is working and must be maintained to keep Tehran from developing a nuclear weapon.
Federal ethics watchdog Walter Shaub Jr. will meet with top House lawmakers Monday but won't get the public hearing he wanted after criticizing Trump.
Obama’s final news conference channels his earliest optimism and 2004 convention speech
Haiti’s president-elect is pledging to provide national ID cards to migrants in the neighboring Dominican Republic so they can apply for a legal residency program.
At his confirmation hearing, President-elect Trump's Environmental Protection Agency administrator nominee Scott Pruitt outlined his plan for the agency.
The pushback comes as he and others warn Europe faces same hacking risks as U.S.
A Mexican indigenous leader who was awarded the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize in 2005 has been shot dead, less than a year after another winner of the award was slain in Honduras.
Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.), President-elect Trump's nominee for secretary of health and human services, repeatedly came under fire from Democrats questioning his financial dealings, during a hearing on Jan. 18 at the Capitol.
In what is being described as her last walk through the "People's House," first lady Michelle Obama takes a stroll through the White House with first dogs, Bo and Sunny.
President-elect Trump's commerce secretary nominee Wilbur Ross testified before the Senate commerce committee Jan. 18. Here are highlights from that confirmation hearing.
Although Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.) is choosing not to attend President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, he still plans to work with him on future legislation.
A look at the long-term trends.
Mexican prosecutors say a former state governor has been taken into custody by Mexican agents after serving a prison sentence for money laundering in the United States.
South Africans have gathered at a community center to call for the release of a South African freelance photographer who was abducted in Syria.
At the last new conference of his presidency, Jan. 18, President Obama touched on issues including the U.S. relationship with Russia, the incoming president, voting rights and immigration.
Democratic senators tried to put Scott Pruitt on the defensive, bringing up past campaign donations by energy companies, which he would have to regulate. But Republicans turned that line of questioning into their own line of attack.
After eight years, his last moments with reporters in the Brady Press Briefing Room.
Yemeni security officials say a rocket fired by Shiite rebels has killed six civilians in the war-torn city of Taiz.
Corey Stewart, who led Trump’s commonwealth bid until his ouster, will run ads on Fox News.
At his final news conference Jan. 18, President Obama said that “it is in America’s interest and the world’s interest that we have a constructive relationship with Russia.”
President Obama said American presidents of the future will come from diverse backgrounds and include both men and women, at his final press conference on Jan. 18 at the White House.
Not that he necessarily thinks the Senate will spring into action.
The Post’s Robert Costa recently spoke with President-elect Donald Trump about his upcoming inaugural address. Here’s what Trump said to expect from the speech.
Rep. Tom Price, President-elect Trump's nominee for secretary of health and human services, attended a hearing of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, on Jan. 18 at the Capitol. Price will attend a second hearing, in front of the Senate Finance Committee, which will formally vote on his nomination.
A former acting head of the CIA says Snowden would make a perfect “inauguration gift” from Putin to Trump.
The new prime-time host took apart a notion that has been legitimized by his own network.
Subzero temperatures were an apt backdrop for fashionistas who arrived in Paris for the first day of warmly-wrapped fall/winter 2017 menswear fashion shows.
Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) calls on Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.) to withdraw from the confirmation process after revelation.
President Obama, in his final news conference, told members of the news media that the press has made the White House "work better" and "work harder."
The record was announced as Trump's anti-climate-change EPA pick was on Capitol Hill.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Scott Pruitt, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for Environmental Protection Agency administrator, clash at Pruitt’s confirmation hearing.
Guatemalan prosecutors say they’ve detained the brother and are questioning the son of President Jimmy Morales in a case of alleged corruption.
Lawyers for Julian Assange say U.S. officials still haven’t met the WikiLeaks founder’s conditions for agreeing to be extradited to the United States.
Officials say school shooter in northern Mexico has died of wounds.
Supporters insist Gambia president-elect will be sworn in Thursday on Gambian soil.
The president will meet with reporters in the waning hours of his presidency.
Israel’s defense minister has decided to extend the term of Israel’s military chief of staff by a year.
Britain’s exit from the European Union is not likely to hurt international cooperation against crime and terrorism, London’s police chief said Wednesday.
Senegal is circulating a draft U.N. resolution calling on the Security Council to support the West African regional group’s military action if Gambian President Yahya Jammeh doesn’t step down when his term ends at midnight.
As Xi touts globalization at Davos, a more complicated picture is drawn at home.
Chinese President Xi Jinping extolled the merits of multilateral cooperation during a visit to the United Nations’ office in Geneva on Wednesday and said major powers should “keep their differences under control.”
Acting solicitor general tells Supreme Court that allowing Muslim plaintiffs’ case would constitute a “massive extension” of individuals’ right to sue members of government.
European Union legislators lashed out at U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday for saying the British decision to leave the bloc would turn out great and predicting more countries would follow.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos says rebels belonging to the National Liberation Army have agreed to free a captive politician, clearing the way for formal peace talks with the country’s second-largest rebel group to begin next month.
Colombia president says accord reached with ELN rebels to free captive, start peace negotiations.
London’s Madame Tussauds museum has unveiled a wax figure of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump days ahead of his inauguration.
Election officials in Turkmenistan have registered the Central Asian nation’s president to run in next month’s vote against eight other candidates, all of whom have voiced support for his policies.
Military commander says regional forces will “take action” at midnight unless a solution found in Gambia.
He has said he would stay in the country, but ‘hate doing it. . . . I hate doing it so much.’
A video showing four men sexually assaulting a young woman has sparked outrage across Somalia.
The tea party changed the GOP by fighting hard in congressional primaries. Progressives aren't doing it yet.
Witnesses confirm Senegal troops moving toward Gambian border as pressure mounts for Gambian president to step down.
Decision on Asian American band could affect Washington Redskins.
Health authorities in Macedonia say Skopje is now Europe’s most polluted capital, with poor air quality blamed for the premature death of 1,300 people each year.
At EPA nominee Pruitt's confirmation hearing, Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) seemed to blame the Flint, Mich., water crisis on EPA delay.
At the very least, says one watchdog, it doesn't look too good
President Obama said Tuesday that the seven years the Army private has spent behind bars is enough.
How can they slam Manning after cozying up to WikiLeaks' Julian Assange?