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Yazidis survived sinjar
Aug 27, 2014
2:08 am
NORTHERN IRAQ — When the Islamic State captured the city of Sinjar on Aug. 3, locals say hundreds of Yazidi men were killed and thousands of Yazidi women and children kidnapped. An estimated 50,000 members of the persecuted religious minority fled to the nearby Sinjar Mountains to escape capture by the terror group.
Aug 27, 2014
12:32 am
Edinburgh fringe 08 22 2014
A steep rise in the number of women comedians at this year’s Fringe Festival reflects changing social mores.
Aug 26, 2014
1:37 pm
Leadjournalistfatalities
619 journalists have been killed in the last 10 years. The vast majority were local staff reporters, not foreign correspondents.
Aug 27, 2014
8:09 am
Islamic State Peshmerga Iraq
Commentary: Al Qaeda executed a violent campaign in Saudi Arabia in 2003 and 2004 reminiscent of the present-day Islamic State, which shows no signs of letting up.
Aug 26, 2014
3:46 pm
Rubble bucket challenge
The Ice Bucket Challenge has done wonders for ALS. Now Palestinians have a new challenge for you.
Aug 26, 2014
1:16 am
Khmer rouge was it genocide
Whether the regime’s hideous brand of cruelty actually qualifies as ‘genocide’ will soon go on trial in Cambodia.
Aug 26, 2014
1:16 am
Brazil amazon fire
Marina Silva has a chance at becoming the first environmentalist to lead a major world economy. Here is what that might look like.
Aug 26, 2014
1:16 am
Scotland oil 08 22 2014
Shetland has 0.5 percent of the country's population — and 50 percent of its oil.
Aug 26, 2014
11:12 am
Kurdistan ISIS Islamic State 2014
Yazidis, Christians and Shia Muslims remain under threat as IS thrives.
Iraq, Belief, GroundTruth
Aug 26, 2014
10:50 am
Gaza city aug. 26 2014
Palestinian and Egyptian officials said the deal calls for an indefinite halt to hostilities.
Aug 26, 2014
10:01 am
Snowden germany signs
New Pew Research study finds people don't share as much as we think they do on social media.
Aug 26, 2014
1:16 am
Turkey Syria bomb ER
Patients in the emergency room don't like to wait in line.
Aug 26, 2014
8:58 am
Ukrainian soldier aug. 25 2014
The Russian servicemen were detained with their personal documents and weapons in the Donetsk region, the Ukrainian state security service said.
Need to Know, Europe
Aug 26, 2014
8:09 am
James Foley memorial Mass 2014
Commentary: Political innuendo becomes so confusing it sometimes feels as if we are living in a dark, dense fog. Foley’s death draws open a heavy curtain revealing a world in disarray and gives us a chance to see.
Aug 25, 2014
4:25 pm
Ferguson world reax
The killing of Michael Brown matters to folks around the globe.
Aug 25, 2014
3:36 pm
Poroshenko berlin june 5 2014
Under the law, the election must be held within 60 days of the decree being published, which could mean an election being held at the end of October.
Need to Know, Europe
Aug 25, 2014
11:27 am
London subway bombing 2005
The UK’s stance on Brits battling overseas depends on who they’re fighting for.
Aug 25, 2014
2:01 am
Saakashvili 08 21 2014
Charges against former President Mikheil Saakashvili are raising concerns in the West.
Aug 25, 2014
1:16 pm
Shekh radwan cemetery
The Israeli military has targeted both major burial grounds in Gaza a collective six times over the last week.
Aug 25, 2014
2:01 am
Jaycee chan 2x1
The latest is actor Jackie Chan’s son, allegedly busted with more than 3.5 ounces of pot.
Aug 24, 2014
7:38 pm
James foley 1
Intelligence services have identified the fighter suspected of killing US journalist James Foley but have yet to divulge the suspect's name.
Aug 23, 2014
8:17 am
Leadfreedompress
Our time-lapse GIFs show you how conditions for journalists have changed over the last 12 years.
Aug 24, 2014
7:00 pm
Theo Curtis 2
The news comes days after video surfaced of fellow American journalist and hostage James Foley being executed by the Islamic State.
PHOTO GALLERY
Aug 24, 2014
10:35 am
Henan waterprotest 1
It's got a little something to do with the worst drought they've had in half a century.
Aug 24, 2014
8:21 am
Richard dawkins
'It would be immoral to bring it into the world if you have the choice.' – @RichardDawkins