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
Planned Parenthood attack marks another instance of violence perpetrated by a white American
Nothing about the suspect's motives has been released, so we don't yet know if it was an act of terrorism.
Turkish president 'saddened' by downing of Russian jet
Erdogan said Saturday that he wished the incident had never happened.
Putin, citing national security, signs Turkey sanctions decree
US-MIDEAST-CRISIS-TURKEY-RUSSIA-KREMLIN:Putin, citing national security, signs Turkey sanctions decree
China's relationship with Africa is way overblown
Analysis: China beats the US in terms of trade, but the US invests more.
Weapons from foreign powers, including Brazil, fuel the Yemen conflict
Brazil has signed serious weapons deals with Saudi Arabia, Iran, Libya and dozens of countries throughout the Middle East since the 1980s.
For me, ayahuasca was as good as therapy. Here's what the science says
Even war veterans are now turning to the psychedelic jungle medicine to treat deep trauma.
Remember 71 bodies found in a truck before demonizing migrants
That's the message from an Austrian police investigator, who adds: 'I hope and I wish that this incident will stay in the minds of people and decision makers.'
These are the real victims of Boko Haram
“I don’t know how I’m not crazy.”
The coalition fighting the Islamic State is getting bigger
Welcome to the party, Germany.
Good news! 4 Siberian tigers have been filmed prowling Russia's wilderness
The very rare footage is a sign that efforts to conserve the endangered big cat are working.
Brazil’s top legislator alleges Washington and NGOs use abortion to get rid of poor people
And his women's health reforms are up for vote soon.
Jihadists got bolder in Mali after the French military campaign wound down
A French intervention in 2013 was widely praised for pushing back Mali's militant groups. But as the foreign soldiers left, terror quickly returned.
Here's an easy way to share your Thanksgiving meal with Syrian refugees
A computer programmer and former Army reservist came up with a new way to spread gratitude.
Cameron makes case for Britain to join Syria air strikes
Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday argued his case to MPs for Britain to join air strikes on Islamic State (IS) targets in Syria, amid signs that opposition was weakening after the Paris attacks.
7 harvest festivals around the world that make Thanksgiving look boring
There are better things than turkey and pumpkin pie.
These 6 major companies keep popping up in Brazil's biggest corruption scandals
GlobalPost analyzed Brazil's recent corruption cases to find a handful of the same engineering firms named.
The Times said a fifth of British Muslims are IS sympathizers. They were wrong
The UK paper on Thursday corrected a 'misleading' headline that critics said promoted Islamophobia with false information.
Uh oh, copper has fallen to its lowest price since the financial crisis
Market analysts call the metal 'Dr. Copper' because it's such a useful barometer of the global economy. Here's what it's saying right now.
Declassified document shows how close the US and Soviet Union came to nuclear war in 1983
The Soviets were convinced the US was planning a nuclear first strike. And they were ready to preempt it.
The Cold War analogies are back. Again
The fallout over Turkey’s decision to shoot down a Russian warplane continues.
US bombing of Afghan hospital 'avoidable,' caused by 'human error,' DOD says
US forces who launched a deadly airstrike on an Afghan hospital had intended to attack a nearby Taliban-controlled compound, US military officials said.
Pope Francis might become the first modern pontiff to visit an active war zone
Could the Pope help bring peace to Central African Republic? That depends on how bad the fighting gets.
Why India’s Uber rival had to replace its cabs with boats
'Your boat will arrive in six minutes.'
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.
Fed up with Russia, Turkey shoots down one of its jets
Ankara had warned Russia about violating its airspace.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.