Assad says Syria and allies will win, failure would be devastating
Middle East would be more stable if Saddam, Gaddafi still in power: Trump
Erdogan's 'anti-terrorism' rally in France draws thousands
17 dead as heavy flooding hits French Riviera
Pope opens synod; calls for welcoming Church but no gay marriage
Germany faces logistical nightmare as refugee inflows hit record
Turkey, EU agree to migrant action plan
Greek coast guard recovers body of migrant baby on Kos
Hurricane Joaquin weakens as it heads towards Bermuda
Three weeks of unrest in Jerusalem, West Bank
Uruguay (finally) names companies to grow public marijuana
In theory, the country is now one step closer to selling government-sanctioned cannabis in pharmacies across the nation.
Medical charity MSF demands independent inquiry into air strike on Afghan hospital
US-AFGHANISTAN-ATTACK:Medical charity MSF demands independent inquiry into air strike on Afghan hospital
Assad says Russian air campaign vital to save Middle East
Assad's comments come a day after Moscow said it would step up air strikes against Islamic State targets across Syria.
A daily hustle to survive: This is the life of a Syrian refugee
The often unbearable existence of a Syrian refugee drives some to unthinkable acts.
So much for a troop withdrawal in Afghanistan. Now we're bombing hospitals
Kunduz remains the scene of fierce fighting since the Taliban took over a week ago. Except now MSF has closed its hospital, so there are far fewer people to treat the wounded.
Obama pledges probe into fatal airstrike on Afghan hospital
President Barack Obama has promised a full investigation into an apparent US air strike on an Afghan hospital that killed 19 people.
Australia is betting your smartphone can save you from shark attacks
In the great battle between human and shark, human has technology.
Could the Vatican face racketeering charges for harboring abusive clergy?
To date, the Holy See has completely avoided prison and fines, despite the thousands of accused sex abusers in its ranks.
Turns out people get angry when you say white Americans are terrorists, too
There's a common post-9/11 assumption about terrorism in the United States — that it’s mainly the work of Muslims and foreigners. It’s not.
The war in eastern Ukraine may finally be ending
But not so fast — now come the negotiations.
The biggest obstacle to European resettlement may be the refugees themselves
It's not just that countries like Slovakia don't want refugees to resettle there — the refugees don’t want to go there, either.
Peru just offered amnesty to potential grenade attack plotters
After vicious attacks and threats, the government says anyone with illegal grenades can hand them over anonymously.
UN chief urges the US to curb its 'appalling' gun violence
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday urged the United States to take action to curb gun violence, saying it was taking an 'appalling toll' on American society.
At a loss for words after Thursday's shooting? Consider this one: Terrorism
Americans are the biggest terror threat in America.
From Aleppo to Argentina: The lives of Syrian refugees in Buenos Aires, in pictures
'I changed a lot here. I really felt the need to be responsible. I felt that if I did not study, I would lose years and time and I wouldn’t move forward.'
Fugitive Fathers: How the Vatican’s alleged sex abusers hide and preach in South America (VIDEO)
A GlobalPost documentary.
3D printers are a surprising new weapon in the fight against landmines
The idea is to teach the principles behind why something explodes.
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How a 5-minute phone call put the 9/11 trial on hold for more than a year
Ramzi bin al Shibh, who military prosecutors say relayed money and messages to the 9/11 hijackers, asked his lawyers to send a message to his nephew in Yemen. The rest is history.
75 percent of Republicans say they're 'less likely' to vote for a Muslim: Reuters/Ipsos poll
When the poll was narrowed to just likely Republican primary voters, the total jumped to 84 percent.
Mexico's 13-year-old psychologist is amazing
But the country has a real problem with its little Doogie Howsers.
A year at war with the Islamic State
The US has been bombing the Islamic State for a year. What has been achieved?
Analysis: Certain figures paint a rosy picture of the anti-IS campaign. But numbers can be misleading.
This is what the Russians are saying about Moscow’s airstrikes in Syria
The Kremlin is waging a 'holy battle.'
Indigenous leaders, women and youth call for community-led development at UNGA
Including civil society in international development plans is not new, but their increased prominence is.
Al Jazeera journalists are free, but Egypt’s jails still host thousands of political prisoners
The Egyptian authorities are 'effectively holding political prisoners like bargaining chips, releasing them only when politically expedient.'
Russia just forced the US into an impossible position in Syria
Analysis: The situation is more precarious than it has ever been.
Where would Afghanistan be today if the US and Russia had just left it alone?
The two superpowers might be able to draw some lessons from the past.
The reason Australia denied Chris Brown’s visa is more complicated than you think
The issue of domestic violence has dominated Australian headlines this month, and not because a convicted girlfriend-beater wanted to tour there.
Belarus' president has a 'Mini-Me' — and he came to the United Nations
Often called 'Europe's last dictator,' Alexander Lukashenko brought his 11-year-old son to the UN.
Why rich Indian landowners are rioting to be seen as oppressed
Call it the Patel Uprising.
The whole story.
Trevor Noah’s Daily Show debut gets rave reviews — from South Africa, at least
Sept. 29, 2015: From Comedy Central's world news headquarters in New York, it's #TrevorDay.
Here's how Russia has been involved in Syria's civil war from the beginning
Airstrikes on Wednesday were Moscow's first military engagement in a distant theater of war since the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979.
Women and girls in South Sudan are being held as sex slaves in 'rape camps'
The plight of perhaps thousands of South Sudanese women and girls has remained hidden until now.
A Bahraini doctor — tortured and imprisoned for treating patients — pleads to the US for help
A letter from severely overcrowded Jaw Prison.
The internet is crucial for refugee journeys — and for the smugglers who profit off them
It's one of the main reasons refugees rarely set out without a smart phone.
Race to Berlin: Why refugees and migrants are marching on to Germany
Even if refugees don’t have an idea of what they will do when they arrive in Germany, they speak of it in glowing terms.
US priests accused of sex abuse get a second chance by relocating to South America
GlobalPost confronts five of them, in a yearlong investigation.
Instastink: A couple of Instagram photos of Rio’s bay pollution problem
GlobalPost took a tour around Guanabara bay, the main staging ground for the Olympic sailing events. We didn’t have to wait long to see some disgusting stuff.