The UAE ambassador to Afghanistan died of wounds he sustained in bombing in Kandahar last month.
An Islamic State suicide bombing at a Sufi shrine in a town in Sindh province killed 75 people and injured 150. Pakistan has said 39 militants have been killed in the resulting crackdown.
Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of the North Korean leader, was assassinated with poison at Malaysia’s main airport.
Germany says that Russia targeted German soldiers stationed in Lithuania with a disinformation campaign accusing soldiers of raping an underage Lithuanian girl.
Citing Russian aggression, Finland is increasing defense spending and raising troop levels.
Escalated fighting in eastern Ukraine reaches the outskirts of Mariupol, which had achieved a stretch of relative confidence and calm.
Russia violated a 1987 arms control treaty by deploying a new ground-launched cruise missile.
Deutsche Bank, which has loaned hundreds of millions to Donald Trump, conducted an internal review to see if those loans had Russian involvement. The review unearthed nothing, but the bank remains under pressure over its relationship with Trump, et. al.
Trump’s national security advisor Michael Flynn resignedafter ongoing fallout from the revelation that he discussed sanctions with the Russian ambassador before the inauguration. He also lied to the FBI about it. It’s a real who-knew-what-when situation. This comes amid related news that Trump campaign staff and associates had repeated contact with Russian intelligence officials during the election.
Retired Navy Admiral Robert Harward was offered Flynn’s job and turned it down.
Several White House staffers were dismissed after failing background checks.
In photos: refugees flee into Canada from the United States.
48 Jewish community centers in 27 states and 1 Canadian province received more than 60 bomb threats in January.
Peter Pomerantsev on resisting the narrative trap set by self-styled nationalists like Trump and Putin.