Ukraine Pressured on U.S. Political Investigations

MOSCOW — Months before a whistle-blower’s complaint came to light this week, raising alarms over dealings…

Trump Announces New Sanctions on Iran

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Friday announced a new round of sanctions against the Iranian national…

Kiribati Cuts Taiwan Ties in Favor of China, Further Challenging Taipei

TAIPEI, Taiwan — For the second time in a week, a Pacific island nation has decided…

Gulalai Ismail, Feminist Hunted by Pakistan’s Authorities, Escapes to U.S.

NEW DELHI — Her face was everywhere — on the news, at police stations and at…

Iran’s Foreign Minister Vows ‘All-Out War’ if U.S. or Saudis Strike

A military strike against Iran by the United States or Saudi Arabia would result in “an…

In Pakistan-Held Kashmir, Growing Calls for Independence

MUZAFFARABAD, Kashmir — In Pakistan-controlled Azad Jammu and Kashmir, the simple fact of the region’s name…

Trump’s Challenge: Can His Word on Iran Be Trusted?

For a president with a loose relationship with the facts and poisonous relationships with allies, the…

Nobel Peace Laureate May Face Prosecution Over Myanmar Military’s Actions

GENEVA — Myanmar’s civilian leader, a Nobel laureate once extolled as a champion for democracy, may…

Hard-Liners in Iran See No Drawback to Bellicose Strategy

President Trump appeared to be softening toward Iran. He had broken with his administration’s leading advocate…

U.S. Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Just Over a Week After Trump Scraps Peace Talks

Over the weekend, Mr. Trump tweeted that “killing 12 people, including one great American soldier, was…

Abused by Soldiers and Militants, Kashmiris Face Dangers in Daily Life

SOPORE, Kashmir — Four men carrying pistols and wearing black masks knocked a week ago on…

Drones Strike Big Saudi Refineries, and Houthis Claim Responsibility

The war that has devastated Yemen reached into Saudi Arabia early Saturday, with drone strikes on…

U.S. Poised to Send 150 Troops to Patrol Northeastern Syria

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is preparing to send about 150 troops to northeastern Syria to conduct…

What Spy? Kremlin Mocks Aide Recruited by C.I.A. as a Boozy Nobody

MOSCOW — He drank too much, abandoned his sick, aged mother and — most important of…

Bolton Ouster Underscores a G.O.P. Divided on Foreign Policy

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s abrupt ouster of John Bolton, his hawkish national security adviser, has reignited…