Mohsen Ahmadipour arrived early with his wife for their Jan. 8 flight from Tehran’s international airport to Kyiv, anxious to start a new life together. Mr. Ahmadipour, a 38-year-old graduate student, had flown to Iran...
BAGHDAD—Thousands of Iraqis protested the presence of U.S. military in the country, in demonstrations invoked by a prominent Shiite cleric and longtime American foe who has capitalized on anger at the targeted killing of a top Iranian general on their soil. Moqtada al-Sadr fought American forces after they...
BEIJING—The tally of deaths and infections from the spread of China’s new coronavirus mounted, further stretching hospital resources, leading to canceled events and more locked-down cities near the center of the outbreak. China’s National Health Commission confirmed 830 cases of infection on...
SYDNEY—The air-tanker crash that killed three American crew members left a wreckage trail more than half a mile long with nothing much intact, Australian authorities said, as they searched for clues on what caused the plane to plummet. Emergency personnel...
On Sunday, more than 10,000 families gathered in Wuhan for a banquet, sharing dishes including spicy duck necks and braised prawns, in a tradition the government had held for years to mark the Lunar New Year.Days later, Beijing made the unprecedented decision to lock down the city of...
A Portuguese banker was found dead after being identified as a suspect in a fraud case against Isabel dos Santos, the daughter of Angola’s former president. Nuno Ribeiro da Cunha, 45 years old, apparently hanged himself and had attempted suicide earlier...
DAVOS, Switzerland— George Soros, the billionaire hedge fund manager-turned-philanthropist, said he was committing $1 billion to fund a loose network of universities around the world to help educate young...
FRANKFURT—The European Central Bank will pay close attention to trade talks between the U.S. and the European Union, and continues to see trade tensions as a drag on economic growth in the eurozone, ECB President ...