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North korea tourism kim il sung
Aug 30, 2014
1:03 am
Wealthy tourists are being increasingly wooed by the cash-strapped North Korean dictatorship. Pyongyang has recently announced the country’s first surf tour, which follows the opening of a ski resort earlier this year. But given that the United Nations Human Rights Council found 'systematic and gross human rights violations' happening on a daily basis, should you stay away?
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
Girls
A sex abuse investigation in Britain raises difficult questions of race and child protection.
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 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.
Aug 28, 2014
1:30 pm
Separatist tank russia ukraine
‘Plausible deniability’ isn’t looking like an option for Putin anymore.
Aug 29, 2014
12:31 am
Australia koala nose print
But a new technique — involving nose prints — may help conservationists save them.
Aug 29, 2014
12:42 pm
Japan funeral fair 5
It's all about planning the perfect goodbye.
Aug 29, 2014
8:14 am
Hamas Israel Gaza August 2014
Commentary: In war with Hamas, Palestinians and Israelis share similar aspirations for peace and normalcy.
Commentary, Rights
Aug 28, 2014
9:46 am
Donetsk refugee camp aug. 6 2014 2
As fighting rages in eastern Ukraine, authorities are faced with a growing number of internal refugees.
Need to Know, Europe
Aug 28, 2014
12:31 am
James Foley Libya 2011
GlobalPost's editorial team pays tribute to our slain colleague and friend.
Aug 29, 2014
10:08 am
Homepage chatter v2
For starters it appears to be invading Ukraine, it was the Kurds from Syria and Turkey who saved the Yazidis and koalas have fingerprints on their noses.
Aug 28, 2014
4:34 pm
Leadceasefires
We're on the eighth ceasefire. How successful have they been so far? This infographic tells you.
Aug 28, 2014
12:31 am
Pro russia militants ukraine
Conflicts raging just outside its borders are challenging the EU's focus on 'soft power.'
Aug 28, 2014
11:53 am
Un golan heights aug. 28 2014
It said that another 81 UNDOF peacekeepers were being restricted to their positions in the vicinity of Ar Ruwayhinah and Burayqah.
Aug 28, 2014
3:35 pm
Ebola monrovia aug. 25 2014
'This is a global health security issue,' Bruce Aylward, the WHO's Assistant Director-General for Polio, Emergencies and Country Collaboration, said.
Africa, Need to Know
Aug 28, 2014
12:31 am
Is syria 2014 08 27
The pros and cons of an intervention that would likely benefit a president the US has sworn to bring down.
Aug 27, 2014
3:58 pm
Peshmerga Islamic State ISIS August 2014
Francis endorses 'stopping' but not 'bombing' the militant group, invoking 'just war theory.' What is a reasonable moral limit on military violence in the face of terror?
Belief
Aug 28, 2014
12:50 pm
Islamic state militants flag
There's growing support for the Islamic State in the country with the world's largest Muslim population and authorities are getting concerned.
Aug 28, 2014
12:31 am
Germany refugee housing crisis
Cities have started rejecting asylum claims as growing violence in Iraq and Syria threatens to make a refugee housing crisis even worse.