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Sep 2, 2014
1:09 am
SEOUL — Every year an untold number of dogs, raised in cramped and inhumane commercial breeding grounds known as 'puppy mills,' make their way from South Korea into your local kennel for re-sale at premium prices, a GlobalPost investigation revealed in June. Now, the US Department of Agriculture announced it would finally start enforcing a six-year-old law to fight the trade against such illicit dog imports.  
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
7:32 am
Ukraine army retreat
Lugansk airport is just a few miles south of the rebel stronghold.
Aug 31, 2014
5:30 pm
Mexico boogie 2014 08 29
Mexico is receiving record foreign visitors. It must be safe again, right?
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.
Aug 31, 2014
5:52 pm
The president is facing bipartisan criticism of his approach in Iraq, Syria and Ukraine.
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 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 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 30, 2014
3:31 pm
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Kenya's filmmakers are upending Hollywood tropes and giving the world a more complex view of their homeland.
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.
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 30, 2014
1:03 am
Brazil empty stadium
Families are doing fine, but industries aren't. What will that mean for the country's political future?
Aug 30, 2014
3:00 pm
Pakistan protests aug. 30 2014
The protesters have been camped outside parliament since August 15 demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif quit.
Aug 30, 2014
1:03 am
North korea tourism kim il sung
Kim Jong Un’s brutal regime increasingly appeals to foreigners’ sense of fun. If you take the bait, are you abetting rights abuses?
Aug 30, 2014
8:48 am
Eu barroso ukraine poroshenko aug. 30 2014
European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso also said the EU is prepared to toughen sanctions against Russia.
Need to Know, Europe
Aug 30, 2014
10:03 am
Afghanistan attack aug. 30 2014
A pattern of bold offensives by militants has emerged across Afghanistan in recent weeks during the summer 'fighting season.'