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Aug 31, 2014
5:30 pm
MEXICO CITY — As summer draws to an end, officials here are boasting a bumper season in the country’s top resorts, including Puerto Vallarta, Los Cabos and Cancun, where hotels have been packed to the highest levels ever. What did they do so right?
Aug 31, 2014
2:08 pm
Ukraine separatists tank aug. 31 2014
It came after rebel forces opened a new front in the fighting last week, breaking through to the Azov Sea in Ukraine's southeast.
Need to Know, Europe
Aug 31, 2014
1:01 pm
Bahrain aug. 30 2014
Rights watchdogs say Ahmed Humaidan was merely covering the Arab Spring-inspired pro-democracy protests.
Aug 31, 2014
9:01 am
Iraq peshmerga aug. 25 2014
The advance of the Iraqi forces comes after the US military carried out air strikes overnight on IS militant positions near the town.
Need to Know, Iraq
Aug 30, 2014
3:31 pm
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Kenya's filmmakers are upending Hollywood tropes and giving the world a more complex view of their homeland.
Aug 31, 2014
8:16 am
Iran journalists detained Hassan Rouhani June 2014
Commentary: In Iran’s current political struggle, it is not just Jason Rezaian and wife Yeganeh Salehi but also the Iranian people who are victims.
Commentary, Rights
Aug 31, 2014
9:48 am
Ukraine crisis aug. 30 2014
On Saturday, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko warned that Ukraine was on the brink of full-scale war.
Need to Know, Europe
Hello kitty fans japan
'Hello Kitty is a personification of a cat,' a company spokesperson told Kotaku gaming blog. What?
Aug 26, 2014
1:16 am
Khmer rouge was it genocide
Whether the regime’s hideous brand of cruelty actually qualifies as ‘genocide’ will soon go on trial in Cambodia.
Aug 29, 2014
12:31 am
Yaz 2
Yazidis who escaped the Sinjar mountains say the US airstrikes were all very well, but if it weren't for the Syrian Kurds, they wouldn't have made it.
Aug 30, 2014
1:03 am
Brazil empty stadium
Families are doing fine, but industries aren't. What will that mean for the country's political future?
Aug 30, 2014
3:00 pm
Pakistan protests aug. 30 2014
The protesters have been camped outside parliament since August 15 demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif quit.
Aug 30, 2014
1:03 am
North korea tourism kim il sung
Kim Jong Un’s brutal regime increasingly appeals to foreigners’ sense of fun. If you take the bait, are you abetting rights abuses?
Aug 30, 2014
8:48 am
Eu barroso ukraine poroshenko aug. 30 2014
European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso also said the EU is prepared to toughen sanctions against Russia.
Need to Know, Europe
Aug 30, 2014
10:03 am
Afghanistan attack aug. 30 2014
A pattern of bold offensives by militants has emerged across Afghanistan in recent weeks during the summer 'fighting season.'
Aug 30, 2014
9:43 am
Lesotho pm sept. 26 2013
The country's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane said he had fled to neighboring South Africa.
Africa, Need to Know
Aug 30, 2014
11:36 am
Kashmir separatist leader aug. 20 2014
Several people including soldiers have been killed in the clashes between the two countries in recent weeks.
Aug 29, 2014
1:14 pm
Injured Gazan Turkey
Egypt almost didn't let Nael Salamah in when he tried to reach his sole surviving family member, being treated in Turkey.
Aug 27, 2014
12:32 am
Myanmar betel nut addiction
The world’s fourth most common psychoactive habit delivers a potent buzz and lots of red saliva.
Aug 30, 2014
8:12 am
Fmg basu
Recent international meetings gave status to policies eliminating female genital mutilation.
Aug 29, 2014
1:20 pm
Russia ukraine nato 8 29 14
European foreign ministers say they will discuss further economic sanctions against Moscow.
Aug 29, 2014
12:31 am
A sex abuse investigation in Britain raises difficult questions of race and child protection.
Aug 29, 2014
1:55 pm
Dilma rousseff 8 29 14
The country has suffered stagnant growth for more than three years under the economic policies of President Dilma Rousseff.
Need to Know, Brazil
Aug 29, 2014
8:04 am
Kandahar Airfield Afghanistan boardwalk 2014
As American troops come home, Western fast food shops and local businesses are leaving too.
Aug 29, 2014
12:12 pm
Kim jong un 8 29 14
Yun Tae Hyong, a senior representative of North Korea's Korea Daesong Bank, disappeared last week in Nakhodka.