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Sep 2, 2014
1:54 pm
The SITE intelligence group on Tuesday released an Islamic State video that appears to show the killing of a second American journalist by the same IS militant who killed James Foley last month.
Sep 2, 2014
11:35 am
Austrian chancellor 9 2 2014
"If it is necessary to defend freedom and international law, then Austria will be in the forefront," says Chancellor Werner Faymann.
Sep 2, 2014
1:09 am
Paris hilton teacup dog
The move comes two months after a GlobalPost investigation into the dark world of Korean puppy mills.
Sep 2, 2014
1:00 pm
Ebola patient escape
This footage from Monrovia gives a terrifying glimpse into what life is like at ground zero of the worst Ebola outbreak in history.
Sep 2, 2014
10:08 am
Homepage chatter v2
The Islamic State gets pushed out of Amerli, Libya's capital is in militant hands, and Mexico's made a tourism turnaround.
Aug 30, 2014
3:31 pm
Nhl still mwas bus almesberger
Kenya's filmmakers are upending Hollywood tropes and giving the world a more complex view of their homeland.
Sep 1, 2014
3:03 pm
North korea guard yalu river
The captives were allowed to make their plea live on CNN. The White House said the US will do all it can to win their release.
Sep 1, 2014
7:31 am
Cluster bombs syria
Human Rights Watch said Monday that the ruthless extremists have used the widely banned munitions at least twice in Syria.
Sep 1, 2014
10:47 am
Libya tripoli militia control
Libya's toothless outgoing government admitted Monday that it has in effect lost control of the capital to armed militias.
Sep 1, 2014
12:46 pm
Iraqis take amerli
Meanwhile in the north, Kurdish troops backed by US air strikes have succeeded in clawing back some areas they lost to the jihadists.
Aug 31, 2014
5:30 pm
Mexico boogie 2014 08 29
Mexico is receiving record foreign visitors. It must be safe again, right?
Aug 31, 2014
5:30 pm
Peru lions 7 2014 08 29
The Andean nation is the latest to join the global crackdown on performing wild animals.
Aug 31, 2014
5:52 pm
The president is facing bipartisan criticism of his approach in Iraq, Syria and Ukraine.
Sep 1, 2014
7:32 am
Ukraine army retreat
Lugansk airport is just a few miles south of the rebel stronghold.
Aug 28, 2014
9:46 am
Donetsk refugee camp aug. 6 2014 2
As fighting rages in eastern Ukraine, authorities are faced with a growing number of internal refugees.
Need to Know, Europe
Aug 26, 2014
1:37 pm
619 journalists have been killed in the last 10 years. The vast majority were local staff reporters, not foreign correspondents.
Aug 29, 2014
12:31 am
Yaz 2
Yazidis who escaped the Sinjar mountains say the US airstrikes were all very well, but if it weren't for the Syrian Kurds, they wouldn't have made it.
Aug 31, 2014
11:03 am
Hong kong protests aug. 31 2014
Beijing's plan to vet candidates in the next election has dismayed democracy advocates.
Aug 31, 2014
3:28 pm
Iraq yazidis aug. 17 2014
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it was aware that some 300 Yazidi women had been kidnapped and transported to Syria by the jihadists.
Need to Know, Iraq
Aug 31, 2014
1:01 pm
Bahrain aug. 30 2014
Rights watchdogs say Ahmed Humaidan was merely covering the Arab Spring-inspired pro-democracy protests.
Aug 31, 2014
9:01 am
Iraq peshmerga aug. 25 2014
The advance of the Iraqi forces comes after the US military carried out air strikes overnight on IS militant positions near the town.
Need to Know, Iraq
Aug 31, 2014
8:16 am
Iran journalists detained Hassan Rouhani June 2014
Commentary: In Iran’s current political struggle, it is not just Jason Rezaian and wife Yeganeh Salehi but also the Iranian people who are victims.
Commentary, Rights
Aug 31, 2014
9:48 am
Ukraine crisis aug. 30 2014
On Saturday, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko warned that Ukraine was on the brink of full-scale war.
Need to Know, Europe
Hello kitty fans japan
'Hello Kitty is a personification of a cat,' a company spokesperson told Kotaku gaming blog. What?
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.