Adrian Solano represented his country at Lahti 2017 on Tuesday, but after wombling his way past the starting line, stumbling his way through the course and failing to finish the race, he entered the running for the world’s worst skier.
GENEVA Syrian peace talks in Geneva resumed on Thursday after breaking down 10 months ago as the battle for Aleppo escalated, with the U.N. mediator hoping to corral the warring sides into a rare face-to-face meeting.
SOUTH OF MOSUL U.S.-backed Iraqi security forces captured Mosul airport on Thursday, state television said, in a major gain in operations to drive Islamic State from the western half of the city.
BERLIN Two senior members of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives on Thursday warned election rivals the Social Democrats (SPD) against politicizing Germany’s efforts to increase military spending, saying security threats made such steps essential.
KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia has requested Interpol to put an alert out to apprehend four North Korean suspects in the murder of the estranged half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Malaysia’s police chief said on Thursday.
BEIJING China’s defense ministry said on Thursday it was aware of the presence of a U.S. aircraft carrier strike group in the South China Sea and China respected freedom of navigation for all countries in the waters there.
With an executive order last month and a pair of Department of Homeland Security memos on Tuesday, the Trump administration has significantly hardened the country’s policies regarding illegal immigration.
UNITED NATIONS — On a cold February afternoon three years ago, Vitaly I. Churkin, the Russian ambassador to the United Nations, summoned reporters to the Russian mission on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.