Wall Street Journal World News
World News World News
  • North Korea Wants Joint Probe on Sony Hack Attack
    North Korea said it could prove it had no links with the recent Sony Pictures hacking attack and proposed to conduct a joint probe with the U.S.

  • U.S. Returns Four Guantanamo Prisoners to Afghanistan
    The Pentagon said that four Afghans from the Guantanamo Bay detention center have been returned home in what U.S. officials are citing as a sign of their confidence in the new Afghan president.

  • Saudi Police Kill Four Gunmen
    Saudi government forces shot and killed four gunmen in a restive eastern town that is heavily populated by minority Shiites, the country’s Interior Ministry said.

  • Pakistan Shows Signs of Shift on Jihadists
    In the wake of the Peshawar school massacre, some U.S. and Afghan officials are beginning to express optimism that Pakistan may finally be changing its decadeslong policy of supporting jihadist groups.

  • In Shattered Syria, War Divides Neighbors
    Homs once represented the best of the Middle East, an ancient city where people of different faiths, Christian and Muslim, did their best to live in peace. Now, it serves as a warning of what can happen when sectarian passions are unleashed.

  • Ebola Deaths Top 7,000, WHO Says
    The World Health Organization said the worst Ebola outbreak on record has now killed more than 7,000 people, with many of the latest deaths reported in Sierra Leone.

  • Obama Says Sony 'Made a Mistake' Pulling Film
    President Obama criticized Sony Pictures for pulling a movie in response to a hack attack U.S. officials blame on North Korea, saying it sets a bad precedent.

  • Verdicts in Jakarta School Janitor Sex Trial Loom
    Verdicts are expected Monday for five janitors accused of sexually abusing a child at a prestigious international school, in a case that has riveted the city’s expatriate community.

  • Israeli Airstrikes Hit Gaza
    Israeli airstrikes hit the Gaza Strip in the early hours of Saturday morning, the first such attack after the summer’s 50-day conflict, raising tension at the border.

  • U.S. Levels New Sanctions on Crimea
    The U.S. expanded its Russia sanctions to include a motorcycle group favored by Russian President Vladimir Putin as well as individuals and entities linked to the pro-Russian separatist movement in Ukraine.