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Baghdad's stunt drivers
Jul 30, 2014
12:33 am
BAGHDAD — In an empty lot ringed by old tires, on the edge of Baghdad's Jadriya neighborhood, hundreds of young Iraqi men gather to watch souped up cars intentionally spin out and skid: a dangerous sport called 'drifting.' As the security situation in the rest of Iraq deteriorates and Sunni militants eye the capital, young Iraqis say they just show up to drive. 
Jul 29, 2014
3:44 pm
Turkey womens rights
Defiance in Turkey is alive and well.
Jul 29, 2014
1:09 am
Maliki portrait
Sunni dissenters blame Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki for the fall of northern Iraq to the jihadists. But some also say the US shares the blame.
Jul 29, 2014
8:44 am
Extremeweatherdeathsmaps
The Ethiopian drought remains one of the world's worst climate disasters ever. Are more like it in our future?
Jul 29, 2014
1:08 am
Cambodia sorcery photo
Poverty and inflation are to blame, economists say.
Jul 28, 2014
5:31 pm
Paraguay priest prayer 2014 05 28 crop
A church has reportedly dismissed Carlos Urrutigoity, following a recent GlobalPost report on accusations that the priest sexually abused young men in the US.
Jul 28, 2014
5:40 pm
Ukraine 07 28 2014
Western countries agree to sharply ratchet up economic sanctions as Ukrainian forces drive against rebels.
Jul 29, 2014
9:30 am
Putin july 29 2014
The Cold War treaty, ratified in 1988, was designed to eliminate ground-launched cruise missiles with ranges of 310 to 3,400 miles.
Need to Know, Europe
Jul 28, 2014
10:05 am
Gaza july 29 2014
The fighting between Israeli troops and Hamas militants raged on unabated on Tuesday.
Jul 29, 2014
8:31 am
Costa concordia july 28 2014
Last time you looked the Costa Concordia was on its side. This is how they got it up and home.
Need to Know, Italy
Jul 29, 2014
8:18 am
2014016 voices logo 03
Commentary: What happens when children who have been taught to believe that the United States is a safe haven journey north, only to learn it actually isn't?
Commentary
Jul 29, 2014
9:23 am
Homepage chatter v2
US accuses Russia of breaking 1987 arms treaty, everyone's playing the blame game in Iraq and sorcery is alive and well in Cambodia. And it can get you killed.
Jul 28, 2014
2:37 pm
Kyiv 07 28 2014
Moscow says allegations that the Russian military shelled targets across the border in Ukraine are fake — because the evidence was posted on Twitter.
Jul 28, 2014
1:20 am
Peru military 2014 07 25
Bloody coups may now be practically unthinkable, but experts say the risks to democracy are real.
Jul 3, 2014
1:03 am
Ebola main
Where the virus comes from, what it does to its victims and why this outbreak is so bad.
Jul 28, 2014
1:20 am
Buddhist vigilantes myanmar
The specter of rapacious Muslim men, plotting a slow genocide of Buddhists through sexual conquest, is actually quite old in Myanmar.
Jul 28, 2014
1:20 am
Queen elizabeth 07 23 2014
As wages lag for ordinary workers, the British queen’s salary is going up. Not everyone’s amused.
Jul 28, 2014
11:42 am
Libya july 28 2014
Libya's government has asked for international help to try to contain the disaster at the fuel depot.
Africa, Need to Know
Apr 3, 2014
12:33 am
Ebola outbreaks 2000
Doctors Without Borders said the way the virus has spread is unlike any previous Ebola outbreaks, raising alarm among health workers.
Jul 28, 2014
1:29 pm
Catanddog
Which is more popular — cats or dogs — in your country?
Jul 28, 2014
10:36 am
Tour de france wheelie
And then a hero comes along...
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 25, 2014
2:52 pm
Chalabi
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.