BEERSHEBA, Israel — A century to the day after Australian troops broke through Ottoman defences in a daring First World War victory, nearly 200 horsemen including descendants of the soldiers who fought that day paraded Tuesday through the streets of a southern Israeli city in a memorial to those killed in a battle that helped turn the tide of the war and shape the modern Middle East.
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BERLIN — German leaders are set to mark the 500th anniversary since the day Martin Luther is said to have nailed his theses challenging the Catholic Church to a church door, a starting point of the Reformation.
SYDNEY, Australia — The dual citizenship crisis that has rocked Australia’s parliament took another twist on Tuesday, with a senior member of the governing Liberal Party saying he may have to quit Parliament.
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s supreme leader has restricted the range of ballistic missiles manufactured in the country to 2,000 kilometres, the head of the paramilitary Revolutionary Guard said Tuesday, which limits their reach to only regional Mideast targets.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s national security brain trust faces Congress on the need for a new war authorization as the deadly ambush in Niger is igniting a push among many lawmakers to update the legal parameters for combat operations overseas.
HONOLULU—A planned voyage from Hawaii to Tahiti aboard a small sailboat didn't start off well for two Honolulu women.
One of their cellphones washed overboard and sank into the deep blue water on their first day at sea.
From there, things got worse. Much worse.
About a month into their trip, bad weather caused their engine to lose power. Their mast was damaged.
MONTICELLO, N.Y.—A woman who disappeared from upstate New York after being dropped off for a doctor's appointment 42 years ago has been found suffering from dementia and living in an assisted-living facility in Massachusetts, authorities said.
BOSTON — A 200-year-old tomb under the historic Boston church closely associated with Paul Revere’s famous midnight ride in 1775 has been reopened.
BANGKOK — The cremated remains of Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej were transferred Friday to spiritually significant locations for Buddhist rites that will prepare them to be enshrined on the final day of an elaborate funeral that has transfixed the nation.
On his first visit to the tense but eerily quiet frontier between North and South Korea as U.S. secretary of defence, Jim Mattis conveyed the message he hopes will win the day: Diplomacy is the answer to ending the nuclear crisis with the North, not war.