India Prime Minister Narendra Modi's praise for his Bangladeshi counterpart's tough stance on terrorism "despite being a woman" has sparked an avalanche of criticism and a Twitter hashtag.
NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Soner Cagaptay, director of the Turkish Research Program at The Washington Institute about the rise of the Kurds in Turkey and the recent elections.
In Turkey, the ruling party allied with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lost its majority in parliament this weekend. The results of the election will hamper the president's ambition to rewrite the constitution and give himself more powers. NPR assesses the fallout from this weekend's historic elections.
President Obama said the U.S. does not yet have a "complete strategy" for training Iraqi forces in their fight against the self-declared Islamic State after the G-7 summit in Germany.
Since the Supreme Court Citizens United decision, money in politics has exploded. To make it in the 2016 presidential race, candidates need their own billionaire. Here's who's lining up with who.
The Illinois Republican, who served as Speaker of the House of Representatives from 1999 to 2007, will hear charges of withdrawing funds illegally and lying to the FBI. He's not the first high-profile Illinois politician to run afoul of the law.
Iowa's freshman Sen. Joni Ernst hosted a herd of potential Republican presidential candidates for her first-ever Roast and Ride event, asserting herself as a force in presidential politics.
Here's how well (or poorly) the governors in the presidential race fared on job creation.
Five years after the Justice Department vowed to hold people accountable for the largest oil spill in U.S. history, its prosecution of BP executives has foundered.
The former attorney general and Iraq War veteran being laid to rest in a Catholic ceremony in Wilmington.
It's a long road to November 2016, but there are already some bends in that road. NPR's Scott Simon talks to NPR's Ron Elving about where each of the candidates stands now.
For lesser-known GOP candidates in such a crowded 2016 field, the different events offer a chance to try to and catch fire with often little investment or infrastructure needed.
Each political season, Iowa attracts candidates and the hoardes of staff and media that follow them. But some wish campaigns would broaden their scope.
No Republican has been elected to the White House without winning Ohio. That's one reason to pay attention to Gov. John Kasich, who is considering joining the crowded field of Republican candidates.
Cybersecurity experts talk about the breach, by hackers, of the personnel records of millions of current and former U.S. federal government employees.
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with regular political commentators David Brooks of The New York Times and E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution about new restraints on government surveillance and the status of the 2016 presidential race.
The candidates murdered were running in the most restive states in Mexico, where corruption and drug trafficking violence are the top issues on the minds of voters. Elections will occur Sunday.
At this point, the better question might be who in the Republican field isn't going to run for president.
The government plans to begin notifying on Monday the estimated 4 million federal employees who's data may have been hacked in an attack on its computers. Some officials are blaming China.
Snapchat and Facebook's early fundraising efforts have nothing on presidential campaigns, a new report finds.