The dismissal of Gerhard Schindler came when his job appeared safe, despite his agency’s links to carrying out searches at the behest of the United States’ National Security Agency.
More than a million migrants arrived in Germany. Now, the task is to decide who stays and who goes.
Mr. Wu was brutalized for 19 years in Communist labor camps, and later returned to his homeland undercover to expose prison conditions.
Much of the government propaganda in North Korea is intended to stoke fear and hatred of the United States — especially its service members.
A report by Freedom House added to evidence showing that assaults on members of the news media are spreading beyond chronically dangerous areas.
As the number of Jews in Iraq has dwindled to nearly none, Iraqi Jews in Israel are taking fresh interest in a heritage once considered unseemly.
The leader, Lobsang Sangay, 48, said he would push for talks with China to secure Tibet’s future and that of exiled Tibetans around the world.
A female suicide bomber blew herself up near the Ulu Camii, or Grand Mosque, a popular tourist destination in a historic district of Bursa in northwestern Turkey.
Charting a future for thousands of young rebel fighters like Mélida is vital to the success of any deal to end 50 years of armed conflict, analysts say.
Without new rescue funds by July, the country could default on its debts and throw the currency bloc into another period of chaos.
Russia’s space agency had postponed the inaugural launch of a rocket from the Vostochny Cosmodrome in the Far East, citing technical problems.
The company’s second-quarter earnings show how hard it can be to keep the attention of the country’s fickle and increasingly hard-to-impress consumers.