The thermonuclear, or hydrogen bomb — of the kind that North Korea said it had tested Wednesday — was developed after the nuclear weapons used on Japan in World War II and is far more destructive.
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton urged Israelis to continue supporting the moribund peace process with the Palestinians, despite the setbacks of the past two decades.
A coalition of separatists who promised independence for the Spanish region of Catalonia emerged as victors in parliamentary elections Sunday, preliminary results showed.
Pakistan government said on Wednesday that about 1,250 people died in a severe heatwave that last month gripped the country’s southern province of Sindh.
Christopher Lee, one of the world’s best-known horror actors, has died aged 93 after a career that spanned seven decades and nearly 300 films.
Rezaian, who holds dual U.S. and Iranian citizenship and is the newspaper’s bureau chief in Tehran, was arrested in July along with his wife.
The controversial 18th Century Californian Friar, Junipero Serra, who is accused of genocide by Native American groups, is set to be canonized by Pope Francis.
Two Turkish journalists were jailed after they ran a satirical cartoon of Mohammed in their newspaper as a sign of solidarity with French magazine Charlie Hebdo.
A House resolution passed Monday urges President Obama’s administration to provide “lethal defensive weapons to Ukraine before it is too late.”