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Tanks Gaza border
Jul 31, 2014
12:47 am
JERUSALEM — In this most recent iteration of the decades-old conflict, Israel’s image is taking a beating like never before. Even longtime supporters are taking to the op-ed pages to condemn the asymmetrical death counts. Yet to the mystification of the world, a vast majority of Israelis, including those on the left, still support this war, feeling Israel is in an impossible position.
Jul 31, 2014
8:15 am
Highlights from this year's 20th International AIDS conference, themed "Stepping up the Pace" against HIV, via Storify.
Jul 30, 2014
3:30 pm
Gaza graphic 95
More and more of the region's governments are yanking their ambassadors out of Israel in protest.
Jul 30, 2014
11:48 am
Libya 28 gunman
What began as a promising Arab Spring protest movement is now a violent disaster, and the oil-rich nation is rapidly becoming a failed state.
Jul 31, 2014
8:16 am
Libya Commentary 72814
Commentary: The US ideal of democracy is fading as rival warlords and rogue militias wreak havoc across the Libya.
Jul 30, 2014
12:32 pm
putinGlobalconfidence
Most people don't think Putin will do the right thing. Like, ever.
Need to Know, Russia
Jul 28, 2014
10:05 am
Gaza july 31 2014
More than 1,300 people have lost their lives in less than four weeks.
Jul 30, 2014
12:33 am
Baghdad's stunt drivers
Islamic State? What Islamic State? Who?
Jul 30, 2014
12:33 am
Us prisoners
When Navneet Verma got an order for sodium thiopental, he says he had no idea it would be used to execute people.
Jul 29, 2014
1:10 pm
Ebolaawarenessfinal2
Distrust of Western medicine is fast becoming one of the biggest problems in dealing with the recent Ebola outbreak.
Jul 30, 2014
6:03 am
Us nuclear tests marshall islands
Meanwhile, it's cutting back on nonproliferation funding to get rid of nuclear security dangers.
Jul 30, 2014
8:05 am
Mosquitonet
GlaxoSmithKline has applied to license the world’s first malaria vaccine and researchers in Tanzania have developed a new model for testing malaria drugs in Africa.
Jul 30, 2014
12:33 am
Espirito santo 07 28 2014
Debt, scandal, and losses look set to topple the powerful Espirito Santo empire — and threaten Europe's recovery from the euro zone crisis.
Jul 30, 2014
8:26 am
Camel milk 1
It's nutrient-rich, been said to help kids with autism and serves as an aphrodisiac in some cultures. What's not to love?
Jul 30, 2014
8:03 am
HumanitarianAid Commentary 72814
Commentary: An overwhelming number of crises means the international community cannot respond well.
Commentary, Rights
Jul 9, 2014
2:51 pm
Gaza graphic 6
Human misery is hard to look at. But it's one way to understand the true cost of warfare.
Jul 29, 2014
3:44 pm
Turkey womens rights
Defiance in Turkey is alive and well.
Jul 29, 2014
1:09 am
Maliki portrait
Sunni dissenters blame Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki for the fall of northern Iraq to the jihadists. But some also say the US shares the blame.
Jul 29, 2014
8:44 am
Extremeweatherdeathsmaps
The Ethiopian drought remains one of the world's worst climate disasters ever. Are more like it in our future?
Jul 29, 2014
1:08 am
Cambodia sorcery photo
Poverty and inflation are to blame, economists say.
Jul 28, 2014
5:31 pm
Paraguay priest prayer 2014 05 28 crop
A church has reportedly dismissed Carlos Urrutigoity, following a recent GlobalPost report on accusations that the priest sexually abused young men in the US.
Jul 28, 2014
5:40 pm
Ukraine 07 28 2014
Western countries agree to sharply ratchet up economic sanctions as Ukrainian forces drive against rebels.
Jul 29, 2014
9:30 am
Putin july 29 2014
The Cold War treaty, ratified in 1988, was designed to eliminate ground-launched cruise missiles with ranges of 310 to 3,400 miles.
Need to Know, Europe
Jul 29, 2014
8:31 am
Costa concordia july 28 2014
Last time you looked the Costa Concordia was on its side. This is how they got it up and home.
Need to Know, Italy