Banner
Wall Street Journal
WSJ.com: World News
World News

WSJ.com: World News
  • U.S. Calls on Russia to Pull Vehicles Out of Ukraine
    Ukraine charged Russia with breaching its borders by driving dozens of trucks into the rebel-held east of the country. The Pentagon called on Russia to remove its vehicles immediately from Ukraine

  • ISIS Pushes Social-Media Battle With West
    The James Foley video is part of sophisticated Facebook, Twitter and meme campaigns to promote dual view of Islamic extremists as gruesome threat and relatable.

  • Alleged Collaborators With Israel Executed
    Some 18 people accused of collaborating with Israel have been executed in the Gaza Strip, according to local Hamas-linked media, a move that follows Israel's targeted killing of three of Hamas' top military commanders.

  • Man Killed in Swiss Mosque Shooting
    A man has been killed in a shooting at mosque in northeastern Switzerland, local officials said Friday.

  • Russia Ramps Up Information War in Europe
    With Russia's image battered by the conflict in Ukraine, it is accelerating its push to rebuild, modernize and expand its Soviet-era foreign state media, with emphasis on Germany and France.

  • Dead Irishman Tests Negative for Ebola
    The remains of a man who died after he recently returned home to Ireland from Africa have proved negative for the Ebola virus, health officials said.

  • Central Bankers Wrestle With Easy Money
    Central bankers gathering for the Jackson Hole conference confront a global economy that has once again disappointed, leaving them reluctant in some places and unable in others to turn off spigots of easy money.

  • U.N. Says Syria Deaths Near 200,000
    Nearly 200,000 people have been killed in Syria since the country fell into conflict in 2011, according to a United Nations report.

  • Brooklyn Bridge American Flags Returned
    The American flags that were removed from the Brooklyn Bridge and swapped for white flags have been turned over to U.S. officials in Germany, law-enforcement officials said.

  • Malaysia Honors Flight 17 Victims
    Malaysia honors 20 citizens who died on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 with a somber military ceremony as their remains arrived home on a plane.