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Aug 20, 2014
5:50 pm
BOSTON — Although he was killed by Islamic State militants, Jim's quest to chronicle modern war lives on through his selfless journalism.
Aug 21, 2014
1:01 am
Russia supermarket 08 20 2014
Officials in Moscow are trying hard to reassure their compatriots that life will go on after many Western food imports have been banned.
Aug 20, 2014
4:12 pm
ISIS protest
And where are its weak spots?
Inside Gaddafi's Libya
Captured by Gaddafi loyalists in 2011, James Foley spent 44 days in captivity.
Libya
Aug 20, 2014
9:33 am
Gaza city aug. 20 2014
There was no official confirmation from Israel that it had tried to kill Mohammed Deif.
Aug 20, 2014
1:24 pm
Foley libya 2 2011 4 7
A video of the American journalist’s beheading by Islamist militants appears to be having the opposite of its intended effect.
Aug 20, 2014
10:34 am
Iraq aid aug. 20 2014
Iraq's escalating crisis means that the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq is now hosting more than 600,000 internally displaced civilians.
Need to Know, Iraq
Aug 20, 2014
12:59 pm
Foley photo syria
Identifying the American journalist’s executioner will be difficult, but even the tiniest clues may prove helpful.
Aug 19, 2014
6:17 pm
Foley tux 08 20 2014
The American intelligence community says the video is authentic.
Need to Know, Syria, War
Aug 19, 2014
10:58 pm
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'We have never been prouder of our son and brother Jim.'
Need to Know, Syria, War
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 20, 2014
12:52 am
Venezuela gas 2014 08 19
... the government plans to actually charge money for gasoline. One time when they raised gas prices there was a massacre in the capital.
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
8:37 am
Homepage chatter v2
The latest on James Foley, Israeli airstrike kills the wife and child of top Hamas leader and Venezuela's great gas giveaway is on its way out.
Aug 19, 2014
7:18 am
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Nigeria is now Africa's largest economy, but government corruption and incompetence make life impossible for millions.
PHOTO GALLERY
Aug 19, 2014
1:47 pm
Abuwarthimg 2099
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
Humanitarianaidday
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?