Car Bomb in Turkish Town Kills 3-Year-Old, Wounds 15 People


ANKARA, Turkey—A car bomb attack targeted government lodgings in southeastern Turkey on Friday, killing a 3-year-old child and wounding 15 other people, an official said...

  • Baghdad municipality workers clean up the aftermath of a suicide car bomb attack at a used cars dealers parking lot in the eastern Habibiya neighborhood of Baghdad, Iraq on Feb. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/ Karim Kadim)

    Baghdad Car Bomb Claimed by ISIS Kills 47

    BAGHDAD—A car bomb in Baghdad killed at least 47 people and wounded nearly more than 60 on Thursday, Iraq’s Interior Ministry said. Ministry spokesman Brig... Read more

  • Buddhist monks pray inside the Wat Dhammakaya temple in Pathum Thani province, Thailand, on Feb. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

    Thai Police Raid Temple Belonging to Buddhist Sect

    PATHUM THANI, Thailand—Thai police raided the headquarters temple of a controversial Buddhist temple sect on Thursday, seeking to detain its chief, a monk facing criminal... Read more

  • A helicopter dumps water on a wild fire in the Port Hills near Christchurch, New Zealand, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017. Up to 15 helicopters, and over a 100 firefighters have been battling two massive wildfires that have burnt over 700 hectares since erupting on Monday evening. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

    New Zealand Crews Halt Advance of Wildfire on City Homes

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand—Firefighters in New Zealand’s second-largest city were able to halt a wildfire’s advance on suburban homes Thursday after it burned down 11 houses... Read more

  • This image provided by Star TV on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, of closed circuit television footage from Monday, Feb 13, 2017, shows a woman (L) at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia, who police say was arrested Wednesday in connection with the death of Kim Jong Nam, the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. (Star TV via AP)

    Woman Arrested in Killing of N. Korean Leader’s Half Brother

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—Malaysian police arrested a woman Wednesday in the apparent assassination of Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean leader’s exiled half brother who South... Read more

  • In this file photo, a man believed to be Kim Jong Nam, eldest son of then North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, is surrounded by the media upon arrival from Macau at Beijing airport in Beijing. (Kyodo News via AP)

    Clues Scarce After Half Brother of N. Korean Leader Killed

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—News of the apparent assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s half brother rippled across Asia on Wednesday as Malaysian investigators scoured... Read more

  • A Russian Sukhoi Su-24 fighter jet buzzes the USS Donald Cook, a guided-missile destroyer, in the Baltic Sea on April 12, 2016. (U.S. Navy via Getty Images)

    Report: Russian Planes Buzz by US Navy Destroyer

    A U.S. destroyer in the Black Sea was buzzed by four Russian military jets last week, it was reported on Tuesday. The USS Porter, a... Read more

  • A Soviet-era ballistic missile R-9A (NATO reporting name: SS-8 Sasin) set up at the Russia's Armed Forces Museum in Moscow on May 31, 2016. (VASILY MAXIMOV/AFP/Getty Images)

    US Says Russia Secretly Deployed Cruise Missile in Violation of Treaty

    Officials say Russia secretly deployed a cruise missile in violation of a treaty that helped end the Cold War. The New York Times, citing unnamed... Read more

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    Trump Sanctions Venezuela Vice President on Drug Trafficking

    WASHINGTON—The Trump administration imposed sanctions against Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami on Monday, accusing him of playing a major role in international drug trafficking... Read more

  • A TV screen shows pictures of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his older brother Kim Jong Nam (L) at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea on Feb. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

    Malaysia Official: N.Korea Leader’s Brother Slain at Airport

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was assassinated at an airport in Kuala Lumpur, telling medical workers... Read more

  • In this file photo, a crane hovers above the site of a new shaft under construction at the Oyu Tolgoi mine site in Khanbogd village, Umnugobi province, Mongolia, on Nov. 7, 2009. (AP Photo/Ganbat Namjilsangarav, File)

    Mongolia Nationalizes Mine, Prompts Warning on Investors

    ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia—Mongolian lawmakers have told the government to revoke a private company’s purchase of a stake in a major copper mine, prompting the president to... Read more

  • An oil palm plantation in Malaysian Borneo. (Rhett A. Butler/Mongabay)

    Will There Really Be Enough Sustainable Palm Oil for the Whole Market?

    In the summer of 2016, two of the world’s largest producers of palm oil, which is found in everything from lipstick to margarine, lost the... Read more

  • This photo combo, made from footage taken from the Russian Defense Ministry official website, purports to show the Tetrapylon, a set of four monuments with four columns each at the center of the colonnaded road leading to a Roman-era amphitheater on June 6, 2016 (L) and on Feb. 5, 2017  in Palmyra, Syria. (Russian Defense Ministry Press Service, via AP)

    Russian Video Raises Alarm: New ISIS Damage in Syria’s Palmyra

    MOSCOW—Russia on Monday released footage from one of its drones in Syria, revealing for the first time the latest destruction to the ruins of historic... Read more

  • Pakistani vendors prepare heart-shaped bouquets for sale ahead of Valentine's Day along a street in Islamabad on Feb.13, 2017. (AAMIR QURESHI/AFP/Getty Images)

    Pakistan Court Bans Valentine’s Day in Capital

    ISLAMABAD—A Pakistani judge has banned Valentine’s Day celebrations in the country’s capital, saying they are against Islamic teachings. Court official Niaz Saleh says the judge... Read more

  • Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski delivers a speech after signing a joint statement in the framework of the II Bilateral Meeting of Presidents and Ministers of Bolivia and Peru in Sucre, Bolivia, on Nov. 4, 2016.

    Peru’s President Appeals to Trump to Deport Fallen Ex-leader

    LIMA, Peru—The leader of Peru has asked U.S. President Donald Trump to deport a former Peruvian president sought in his homeland on suspicion of taking... Read more

  • Pakistani policemen and volunteers move the bodies of victims at the site of a bomb explosion in Lahore on Feb. 13, 2017. (ARIF ALI/AFP/Getty Images)

    Pakistan Police: Bomb Kills 7 at Protest Rally in Lahore

    LAHORE, Pakistan—Pakistani police say a large bomb has struck a protest rally in the eastern city of Lahore, killing at least seven people and wounding... Read more

  • Ski slope in Meribel Valley, French Alps via Shutterstock*

    4 Dead in French Alps Avalanche; 5 Others Being Retrieved

    PARIS—French rescue workers say four skiers have been killed in an avalanche in the French Alps near the resort of Tignes and five others are... Read more

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