By ABC News

Oct 24, 2014 4:34pm

Louisiana Teen Shot Dead in West Bank Clash With Israelis

JERUSALEM – An American teen from New Orleans was shot and killed during clashes in the West Bank village of Silwad near Ramallah Friday. An army spokesman told Reuters Israeli forces “managed to prevent an attack when they encountered a Palestinian man hurling a molotov… Read More »

Oct 20, 2014 12:07pm

Sweden Expands Hunt for Suspected Russian Sub

MOSCOW — Sweden is widening its search for what may be a distressed Russian submarine in the waters near Stockholm. Authorities today ordered all ships to leave the large cluster of some 30,000 islands where the vessel was possibly spotted. A no fly zone has… Read More »

Oct 7, 2014 3:20pm

The Amazing Way Some Russians Are Celebrating Putin’s Birthday

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin turned 62 today and, as they do every year, many Russians organized over-the-top tributes in celebration. In St. Petersburg, a children’s choir recorded a highly produced music video, literally singing Putin’s praises. “May you have many more years with… Read More »

Oct 7, 2014 8:02am

Where Is Kim Jong-un? And 6 More Questions About North Korea’s Leader

It has been 34 days since the world last saw North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un in public and the rumor mill is working overtime. Bloggers are drooling at every new conspiracy theory but experts aren’t sweating. Yet. “There is nothing serious going on,” University of… Read More »

Sep 30, 2014 1:46pm

Russia Pulls Out of US Funded Student Exchange Program

MOSCOW – Amid political tensions with the West, Russia is pulling out of a popular high school exchange program funded by the U.S. government, according to the U.S. embassy in Moscow. “We deeply regret this decision by the Russian government to end a program that… Read More »

Sep 29, 2014 8:46am

Why Hong Kong Residents Are Taking to the Streets

Hong Kong police on Sunday night fired tear gas into a rowdy but largely peaceful crowd of pro-democracy protesters, which seemingly ballooned and spread across the city only after the moment the tear gas was released from its shell.   The crowds – for which… Read More »

Sep 22, 2014 9:44am

American Fighting With Ukraine Rebels Urges Others to Join Him

MOSCOW – With his face covered by a camouflage balaclava and a Midwestern aw-shucks tinge to his voice, Hunter from Illinois called on other Westerners to join him in fighting alongside Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine. The man who claims to be, and sounds like,… Read More »

By ABC News

Sep 19, 2014 4:10pm

From War-Torn Sudan to the US, Lost Boys ‘Inspire Us’

By Sasha Chanoff When I first met the Lost Boys and Girls, orphaned refugee children from the Sudanese government’s genocidal attacks on its southern people, I didn’t imagine that they would one day become some of the most inspiring U.S. citizens in our country. Yet… Read More »

Sep 19, 2014 9:55am

First iPhone 6s in Moscow Cost Up to 90,000 Rubles ($2,300)

MOSCOW – As hundreds line up around the world for the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, gray market importers in Russia are starting to fly them in and re-sell them at a massive profit. In Moscow, home to three Bentley showrooms but zero Apple… Read More »

By ABC News

Sep 18, 2014 4:57pm

How to Help: The Lost Boys and Girls of Sudan

The film “The Good Lie,” which stars Reese Witherspoon, focuses on the so-called Lost Boys and Girls of Sudan and how their lives changed once they were resettled in the United States. The Warner Bros. movie, expected to be released next month, also includes several… Read More »