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Peshmerga jalawla front lines
Sep 16, 2014
12:50 am
JALAWLA FRONT LINES, Iraq — As the world tries to cobble together a coalition of the willing to fight IS, there's already an unlikely alliance of front-line forces working to hold back the violent extremists. Even Iran is on the ground now, fighting on the same side as the United States.
Sep 15, 2014
4:30 pm
Ronaldinho mexico 2014 09 15
A Mexican politician called the Brazilian soccer superstar an 'ape.' He must know '#TodosSomosSimios' by now.
Sep 15, 2014
12:15 am
Islamic state al qaeda
But the terror group is bound to worsen their woes.
Sep 15, 2014
12:15 am
Baghdad legal system
A corrupt legal system and sectarian strife has left young Sunnis imprisoned, with huge bribes required to get them out.
Sep 15, 2014
10:10 am
France iraq conference sept. 15 2014
France has said it is ready to join US air strikes in Iraq but says legal and military limitations make it more difficult in Syria.
Need to Know, France
Sep 14, 2014
12:31 am
Moscow urbanite cafe
Even with that whole ‘new Cold War’ thing, the former Soviet capital is undergoing a European-style facelift.
Sep 15, 2014
11:00 am
Hurricane odile sept. 14 2014
The weather service said Odile was expected to slow as it pushed north-northwest along the desert peninsula.
Sep 15, 2014
12:15 am
Sanchez4 cmdeba 71714
With approximately 500,000 underground abortions each year, Argentina's government and the Catholic Church have created a moral paradox of immense proportions.
Sep 15, 2014
9:30 am
Homepage chatter v2
The new 'coalition of the willing' to fight in Iraq looks a lot like the old one.
Sep 14, 2014
8:57 am
Kurdish fighters sept. 11 2014
He is facing increasing pressure to sanction airstrikes against IS following the beheading of British hostage David Haines.
Sep 14, 2014
10:49 am
Tony abbott sept. 6 2014
Meanwhile, US Secretary of State John Kerry is touring the Middle East to try to secure backing for the plan.
Sep 14, 2014
12:16 pm
Uganda sept. 14 2014
The discovery of the alleged cell came as Kenya prepares to mark the first anniversary since Al Shabaab's deadly Westgate shopping mall attack.
Africa, Need to Know
Sep 14, 2014
12:59 pm
North korea jan. 13 2014
North Korea has yet to announce a trial date for another US citizen Jeffrey Fowle, from Miamisburg, Ohio, who was arrested in May.
Sep 14, 2014
1:41 pm
Ukraine fighting sept. 14 2014
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko heads to Washington this week to meet President Barack Obama, seeking to secure a 'special status' alliance with the US.
Need to Know, Europe
Sep 14, 2014
10:23 am
Hong kong protests sept. 14 2014
Beijing this summer has made it clear it will not allow fully-democratic elections.
Need to Know, China
Sep 11, 2014
4:18 pm
Obama is speech 2014 09 10
President Barack Obama laid out a four-point plan to 'destroy' the Islamic State. The extremists are likely hearing he has zero points. Here's a closer look.
Sep 10, 2014
11:21 am
Greenhousegasesintheatmosphere
This is the one chart that you need to show to your climate denying friends.
Sep 13, 2014
6:31 am
Kerry egypt 2014 09 13
The United States says it is "comfortable" it can forge an alliance, but will it end up finding itself out on a limb?
Sep 13, 2014
12:17 am
Rainbow flag el salvador
Coahuila, a Mexican state near Texas, is the newest place in the region to legalize gay marriage. But there are still some countries that ban homosexuality.
Sep 13, 2014
11:53 am
Ugandan amisom 2014 09 13
The US warns that the Al Qaeda-linked insurgents from Somalia could try to exact revenge for a US airstrike that killed the militant group's commander.
Sep 12, 2014
3:15 pm
Marijuana 2014 09 12
Interview: Drug czar Julio Calzada tries to set the record straight on a bold but mysterious marijuana experiment.
Sep 12, 2014
9:41 pm
Timbuktu camel
Drought in Mali means meat sellers have to kill animals before they die.
Sep 11, 2014
10:45 am
Scottish independence campaigner
As a 307-year-old marriage teeters on divorce, unionists resort to desperate measures.
Sep 13, 2014
10:03 am
Brazil marina silva
The longtime green activist running for president has even come out in favor of genetically modified crops.
Sep 12, 2014
8:22 am
Wales separatist scotland
Here's a look at those who might be tempted to follow if the Scots end up voting for independence.