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Aug 19, 2014
6:17 pm
The New Hampshire family of the American journalist had not received official confirmation of his death as of 7 a.m. Wednesday.
Aug 20, 2014
12:51 am
China yunnan earthquake vigil
It turns out eating muddy noodles isn’t very macho — or smart.
Aug 20, 2014
12:53 am
Paso del coyote 2014
Economic limitations in El Salvador pushed Jose and Ester to leave their boys behind. But violence back home convinced them to pay a coyote to smuggle Kevin and Jose Jr. north.
immigration, Rights
Aug 19, 2014
7:18 am
Nigeria is now Africa's largest economy, but government corruption and incompetence make life impossible for millions.
Aug 19, 2014
1:47 pm
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WIll Iraq's Shia militias smooth the transition of power with the new government? Or oppose it?
Aug 19, 2014
9:47 am
J skyline
Israel and Hamas are at it again after several ceasefire extensions.
Aug 19, 2014
12:23 am
Astrid photo 9
These pictures showcase some of the dozens of plates served in a colorful tasting menu at Lima’s Astrid y Gaston.
Aug 19, 2014
8:35 am
Displaced iraqis aug. 19 2014
'The fact that you see people fleeing via Syria to safety speaks very much to how desperate the situation is,' UNHCR spokesman Adrian Edwards said.
Need to Know, Iraq
Aug 19, 2014
10:41 am
Ukraine crisis aug. 19 2014
An artillery strike on a refugee convoy killed dozens of refugees in eastern Ukraine yesterday.
Need to Know, Europe
Aug 18, 2014
2:52 pm
South korea pope leaves
The Vatican sends a message to an embattled East Asian outpost.
Aug 19, 2014
12:34 pm
Sri lanka president june 22 2014
Sri Lankan government forces have been accused of widespread human rights violations in the final stages of the war, which ended in May 2009.
Aug 19, 2014
9:22 am
Nato afghanistan aug. 11 2014
The fighting in Logar is a grim reminder of the insecurity plaguing Afghanistan as the foreign combat troops wind down their military operations.
Aug 19, 2014
8:09 am
When almost a billion people go to bed hungry every night, being a humanitarian is not a choice, says Unni Krishnan, head of disaster preparedness and response for Plan International.
Aug 18, 2014
8:06 am
Kandahar Airfield graffiti Afghanistan 2014
Kandahar Airfield is unusually quiet and military contractors are looking for their next gigs. As Iraq falls apart, what will Afghanistan look like in a few years?
Aug 18, 2014
9:29 am
Kurdish fighters aug. 17 2014
The latest northern Iraq offensive by Islamic State militants has rattled the Baghdad government and its Western allies.
Need to Know, Iraq
Aug 18, 2014
12:33 am
South korea kimchi
Some Koreans are convinced it could. Either way, the stuff is so good for you that you may as well indulge.
Aug 19, 2014
12:36 pm
Chocolate hersheys bar
Best. Job. Ever.
Aug 18, 2014
12:33 am
The Obama administration wants to give Israel more than $3 billion. Will it get it?
Aug 18, 2014
12:33 am
Hn soldiers in barrio 2014 08 14
Please discuss.
Aug 18, 2014
12:33 am
Orban 08 15 2014
Viktor Orban steps up his attacks on liberal democracy.
Aug 18, 2014
11:29 am
Donetsk refugee camp aug. 18 2014
'A lot of people have been killed including women and children,' military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said. 'The number of the dead is being established.'
Need to Know, Europe
Aug 17, 2014
11:26 am
Iraq yazidi grandma 2014 08 17 crop
Extremist militants in Iraq demanded that she convert to Islam or die. She said she'd rather die. Here's her amazing story of survival.
Aug 18, 2014
8:50 am
Gaza aug. 17 2014
Hamas seeks the construction of a Gaza sea port and the reopening of an airport destroyed in previous conflicts, as part of any enduring halt to violence.
Aug 15, 2014
5:12 pm
Ebola quarantine 15
Health workers struggle to contain an outbreak.
Africa, Health
Aug 18, 2014
1:07 pm
China facekini trend
Ski masks at the beach aren't cool. But neither is skin cancer.