Myanmar's election, results and transition
Egypt police kill leading Islamic State militant in Cairo
Editor behind Denmark's Mohammed cartoons steps down
Islamic State kidnaps, kills seven in southern Afghanistan: police
More US troops possible in Syria: Pentagon chief
Support for Germany's right-wing AfD rises to 9 percent
Two Serbian embassy staff seized in Libyan 'ambush'
Russian soldiers geolocated by photos in multiple Syria locations, bloggers say
Knife, car attacks in West Bank wound 6, attackers shot
11,000 Russian travellers fly home from Egypt: deputy PM
Putin and friends say Turkey’s doing the terrorists' bidding
Turkey shot down a Russian jet, and Russians are about as angry as could be. But it's no World War III.
France may join US in perpetual 'state of emergency'
Lawmakers have extended for 3 months a set of laws that give French authorities extraordinary powers.
Fed up with Russia, Turkey shoots down one of its jets
Ankara had warned Russia about violating its airspace.
Why the US should hold on to Indian students
Indians bring high test scores — and tuition fees — to US universities. But could visa difficulties keep them from wanting to apply?
Brazil's new abortion rules would require tests for rape victims
Backers think it would increase rape prosecutions. Its critics say it just assumes women are lying.
Why Myanmar’s massive jade industry is so deadly
Myanmar's multibillion-dollar mine business is marked by neglect for human life.
Ebola is back in Liberia
A teenager has died in Liberia in the first such death since the country was declared free of the virus in September, an official said Tuesday.
These are the real victims of Boko Haram
“I don’t know how I’m not crazy.”
Argentina’s election was a huge victory for frackers and capitalists
For fans of lefty populist ways, not so much. But there is one thing they agree on.
Anti-Muslim crime soars 300 percent in UK after Paris attacks
A 'vast and overwhelming majority' of the 115 attacks were against Muslim women and girls aged between 14 and 45 who were wearing traditional Islamic dress.
When Europe closed the door: A week on the migrant trail
Thousands upon thousands of refugees, most of whom had fled war and traveled across a dangerous sea, arrived to find a very different Europe than the one they imagined.
Paris attacks: The latest developments
The Paris attacks that killed 130 people have sparked sweeping searches, a maximum-level alert in Brussels and an intensified military operation against the Islamic State.
One thousand officers are still hunting a single man in Belgium
Officials have put the city of Brussels on lockdown for a third day as authorities pursue one of the suspects in the Paris attacks.
Iran is gearing up for the most important elections in the Islamic Republic's history
The establishment in Iran is getting more than a little excited ahead of February's parliamentary elections.
China says it won't stop building on South China Sea isles
Obama on Saturday called on countries to stop militarizing their claims and said the US would continue to assert its freedom of navigation.
Russian thieves made off with a full bomb's worth of highly enriched uranium
Western spies say they have proof the thieves are looking for a buyer of that highly valuable material — and have been for the past 16 years.
A haunting tale of isolation, loyalty, murder, and survival
In 2004, 34 people stepped out of a forest believing they were refugees of a war that had ended 25 years earlier. This excerpt from 'Ghosts in the Forest' introduces their story.
Buenos Aires street art is crying to stop oil drilling
But both candidates in Sunday's presidential election were pretty gung ho about fracking.
Four Israelis stabbed ahead of Kerry visit
Four Israelis were stabbed and wounded in the country's south on Saturday while violence continued to roil the West Bank ahead of US Secretary of State John Kerry's visit next week.
The new front line in the fight against HIV: 'Sugar daddies'
The sugar daddy phenomenon is a transactional relationship in which a young woman has sex with an older, wealthier man in exchange for gifts or money.
Brazil just observed Black Awareness Day. A look at Congress proves they need it
It's pretty sad for a country with the largest population of Afro-descendants outside Africa.
Boko Haram deadlier than Islamic State? Here’s the story behind the headlines
The Nigeria-based terror group became the world's deadliest in 2014, but it also pledged allegiance to the Islamic State earlier this year.
The trouble in Mali really began in early 2012
That’s when a Tuareg rebel group began carving out territory in northern Mali, taking control of several major cities.
Putin seeks global anti-terrorism fight after 19 killed in Mali attack
Six Russians were among those killed in Mali, three weeks after a Russian airliner was downed over Egypt by what Moscow and Western governments say was a bomb.
Here's what we know so far about the Paris attackers
The investigation is ongoing. Here are the facts we have now.
More Mexican migrants are leaving the US than entering
Most Mexicans leaving the US are doing so voluntarily to reunite with their family or to start one, Pew research says.
Germany’s canceled soccer game started as a terror threat and ended as a meme
The interior minister did not wish to unsettle people with the truth behind the cancellation.
Women will start earning as much money as men do in 2133
The World Economic Forum says it will take a few more generations to close the global gender pay gap.
Why so many Cubans are fleeing to the US and getting stuck on the way
The new migrant crisis at America's doorstep.
Asia's Meth Wars
A potent new type of meth is named after Myanmar’s pro-democracy heroes
How the country's most famous uprising became a brand name for its go-to drug.
Five dead in fresh attacks in Tel Aviv, West Bank: Israel
The attack brought to 18 the number of Israelis and others who have died, along with 80 Palestinians, in a wave of violence over the past seven weeks.
Despite all the war against it, terrorism is becoming more common
Since 2000, the number of terror attacks worldwide have increased dramatically.
How the hero of the Beirut bombing saved so many lives in a split second
'The kids and I are all doing fine. He made us proud, put our heads up high, what more do I need? He gave me dignity, pride, and respect.'
Why refusing to accept Syrian refugees in the US is a terrible idea
Analysis: Republican presidential hopeful Chris Christie said even orphans under the age of five shouldn't be allowed to settle in the United States.
Will terrorism make Russia and the West friends again?
The recent Paris attacks and Russian jet crash may actually forge a closer alliance between the two against a common enemy.
The internet has found a reason to care about the APEC summit
Things are getting sexy at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meetings in Manila.
Scotland shows a warm welcome to the UK's first Syrian refugees
'These people are fleeing their homes in the search for protection and security, and we are their refuge. We cannot let the actions of the few destroy the safety of the many.'
Here are 8 key takeaways from Myanmar’s inspiring election
Voters of Myanmar overwhelmingly rejected the military generals who've ruled them for decades. What happens now?