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Kurdish fighters sept. 11 2014
Sep 14, 2014
8:57 am
He is facing increasing pressure to sanction airstrikes against IS following the beheading of British hostage David Haines.
Sep 14, 2014
1:41 pm
Ukraine fighting sept. 14 2014
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko heads to Washington this week to meet President Barack Obama, seeking to secure a 'special status' alliance with the US.
Need to Know, Europe
Sep 14, 2014
10:23 am
Hong kong protests sept. 14 2014
Beijing this summer has made it clear it will not allow fully-democratic elections.
Need to Know, China
Sep 14, 2014
12:31 am
Moscow urbanite cafe
Even with that whole ‘new Cold War’ thing, the former Soviet capital is undergoing a European-style facelift.
Sep 11, 2014
4:18 pm
Obama is speech 2014 09 10
President Barack Obama laid out a four-point plan to 'destroy' the Islamic State. The extremists are likely hearing he has zero points. Here's a closer look.
Sep 10, 2014
11:21 am
Greenhousegasesintheatmosphere
This is the one chart that you need to show to your climate denying friends.
Sep 13, 2014
6:31 am
Kerry egypt 2014 09 13
The United States says it is "comfortable" it can forge an alliance, but will it end up finding itself out on a limb?
Sep 13, 2014
12:17 am
Rainbow flag el salvador
Coahuila, a Mexican state near Texas, is the newest place in the region to legalize gay marriage. But there are still some countries that ban homosexuality.
Sep 13, 2014
11:53 am
Ugandan amisom 2014 09 13
The US warns that the Al Qaeda-linked insurgents from Somalia could try to exact revenge for a US airstrike that killed the militant group's commander.
Sep 12, 2014
3:15 pm
Marijuana 2014 09 12
Interview: Drug czar Julio Calzada tries to set the record straight on a bold but mysterious marijuana experiment.
Sep 12, 2014
9:41 pm
Timbuktu camel
Drought in Mali means meat sellers have to kill animals before they die.
Sep 11, 2014
10:45 am
Scottish independence campaigner
As a 307-year-old marriage teeters on divorce, unionists resort to desperate measures.
Sep 13, 2014
10:03 am
Brazil marina silva
The longtime green activist running for president has even come out in favor of genetically modified crops.
Sep 12, 2014
8:22 am
Wales separatist scotland
Here's a look at those who might be tempted to follow if the Scots end up voting for independence.
Sep 12, 2014
12:22 am
Oscar pistorius court sept. 11 2014
The case and its universal themes of love, death and celebrity have gripped people across the globe.
Sep 12, 2014
12:22 am
Indonesia papua jokowi supporter
Jokowi has promised a softer approach, but the country’s powerful generals may have other ideas.
Sep 11, 2014
5:39 pm
Catalan independence spain protests
Nothing says 'we are a nation' like thousands of people holding hands.
Sep 12, 2014
2:03 pm
Ebola health worker sept. 7 2014
Pledges of equipment and money are coming in, but 500-600 foreign experts and at least 1,000 local health workers are needed on the ground.
Africa, Need to Know
Sep 12, 2014
8:08 am
Saudi Arabia Commentary 9814
Commentary: Gradual reform vis-à-vis women can provide roadmap for greater integration of Shia into Saudi society.
Belief, Commentary
Sep 11, 2014
12:12 pm
Obama Islamic State 9/11 2014
Analysis: Obama's promise Wednesday night to 'degrade and ultimately destroy' IS had a hole in it that you could drive an armored Humvee through.
GroundTruth
Sep 11, 2014
4:45 pm
Oscar pistorius sept. 11 2014
Judge Thokozile Masipa on Friday found Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide.
Sep 11, 2014
4:01 pm
Empire glasgow
Cue the music.
Sep 11, 2014
9:01 am
Somalia terrorism lesson for Syria
President Obama says US strategy against terrorism in Somalia offers a model for taking on the Islamic State.
Sep 11, 2014
10:48 am
Alibaba 1
Alibaba controls online shopping in China. Now it's going public and has its sights on the global economy.