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Buddhist vigilantes myanmar
Jul 28, 2014
1:20 am
BANGKOK — In the minds of Myanmar’s Buddhist extremists, Muslim men are constantly scheming on their women. There are plots to systematically seduce naive Buddhist girls into converting to Islam. There are plots to infiltrate the military by marrying daughters of high-ranking officers. And there is the ultimate plot: to overthrow the government and transform Myanmar — the land of shimmering Buddhist pagodas — into an Islamic state.
Jul 28, 2014
8:53 am
Ukraine july 28 2014
In a report on three months of fighting between government forces and separatist rebels, the United Nations said more than 1,100 people have been killed.
Need to Know, Europe
Jul 28, 2014
9:00 am
Homepage chatter v2
Attacks resume after lull in fighting between Israel and Gaza, Ukraine forces home in on crash site and the Queen of England got a raise.
Jul 25, 2014
2:52 pm
The once-discredited Iraqi politician is back, within striking distance of the prime minister spot. And he has book recommendations.
Jul 27, 2014
8:59 pm
Ebola outbreak july 27
An American doctor contracted the disease in Liberia and Sierra Leone saw its first victim die from it.
Jul 27, 2014
1:15 pm
Libya clashes july 27
The US, the UN and Turkey have all pulled their diplomats out of the North African country.
Jul 27, 2014
8:30 am
Gaza rubble july 27
More than 1,050 Palestinians and 46 people in Israel have died.
Jul 27, 2014
3:50 am
Back to my face
'Back to My Face' gives addicts an opportunity to, ironically, go under the knife one last time to restore their natural beauty.
Jul 25, 2014
9:41 am
Indoesia election
The world is terrible. You know this. Here are some not-so-terrible things that happened recently while you were feeling miserable and helpless about humanity.
Jul 25, 2014
11:07 am
Pope Francis children 2014
The complex story unveiled by MPR this week offers a clear look of Catholic clergy coverup of sex abuse.
Jul 27, 2014
12:48 pm
Ukraine donestk rebels fighting july 27
International observers had to ditch their plans after clashes shattered a supposed truce between government forces and insurgents in the area around the site.
Jul 24, 2014
1:10 am
A German entrepreneur aims to revitalize a moribund town in the former East by renovating an Art Nouveau icon.
Jul 26, 2014
11:27 pm
Marijuana leaf
The publication compared the federal ban on cannabis to Prohibition.
Jul 25, 2014
11:17 am
Netherlands hearses 07 25 2014
Interconnected economies give European countries strong weapons against Moscow — if they dare to use them.
Jul 26, 2014
11:35 am
Libya unrest july 26
F-16 fighters and Osprey aircraft provided security during the five-hour drive to Tunisia and there were no incidents.
Jul 26, 2014
12:33 am
Colombia dc 3 2014 07 21
Mothballed in the US, the Douglas DC-3 is a workhorse in the Colombian jungle.
Jul 25, 2014
4:56 pm
Syrian exhaustion 2
Yet another person is pulled from rubble.
Syria, Middle East
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 25, 2014
9:33 am
Israel arrest Palestinian 2014
Analysis: The rage and indignation on both sides of the conflict — many of us not directly involved — is largely missing a rational understanding of the situation.
Jul 25, 2014
3:49 pm
David duchovny
It's particularly interesting because it's not clear whether Duchovny considers himself Russian or Ukrainian.
Jul 25, 2014
2:45 pm
Map screenshot us border
The figures through June 30 tally 57,000 minors apprehended trying to cross into the US.
Jul 25, 2014
12:09 pm
West Bank unrest
The shelling of a UN school and fatalities during demonstrations in the West Bank have given the recent hostilities more momentum than they previously had.
Jul 24, 2014
12:22 pm
Honduras deported 2014 07 24
Honduras is a top sender of the historic flow of unaccompanied child migrants to the US. Can this elite security force come to the rescue?
Jul 25, 2014
1:00 am
Dalit girl india
India’s scorned caste tells of relentless rapes, beatings and humiliations — all committed with impunity.
Jul 25, 2014
1:00 am
Syria rebel anti aircraft 2014 07 23
Now here’s a scary news mash-up: What if Putin were Obama and separatists in Ukraine were US-backed rebels in Syria?