Iran's supreme leader bans negotiations with the United States
Suspected Saudi-led air strike kills 13 at Yemen wedding
World soccer rocked by suspension of Blatter and Platini
Under fire in refugee crisis, Merkel goes on offensive
HRW urges West to act over jailed Bahrain opponents
No quick fix for latest 'wave of terror': Israel's Netanyahu
Obama apologizes to MSF for deadly Kunduz air strike
US-backed Syria rebels say Russia raids destroyed arms depots
Yemen rebel-allied party says ready for UN-brokered peace
India's Hindus won't eat cows, but they might just drink their pee
Cow urine and dung are big business in India, where some practitioners of traditional medicine claim it can cure cancer.
Israel responds to rising violence by tearing down more Palestinian homes
Rights groups say the practice is illegal and doesn't work. Even a military committee agrees it's ineffective.
Why China doesn’t mind being left out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership
The largest regional trade agreement in history is no big deal to China.
In these four countries, the TPP’s rules on generic drugs could kill people
The secretive mega-trade deal would bar some of the poorest citizens in Peru, Mexico, Malaysia and Vietnam from accessing life-saving medicines.
Here's how Vladimir Putin spent his 63rd birthday
He won at ice hockey, made a new best friend, and sent a whole new round of Russian bombs into Syria.
US says Russia launched cruise missile strikes in Syria without giving advance notice
"We've seen increasingly unprofessional behavior from Russian forces," US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Thursday.
Corruption charges dampen launch of new UN global goals
The Sustainable Development Goals for 2030 already have received mixed reviews.
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.
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.
Official Europe is getting more radical. Here's what that means for the world
The fringe gains power and targets bulwarks like NATO and market economics.
Here's why Mexico distrusts authorities to find 43 missing students
Independent investigators are punching holes all over the official story.
Put the refugee crisis on pause: Syria's orchestra in exile just performed in Germany
These refugees have discovered a solution to clearing out all the noise and actually bringing cultures together. Other countries should take note. It’s called music.
In Delhi, women rage against 'infantilizing' 7:30 p.m. curfews
It's the patriarchy, stupid.
North Koreans can't get enough of illegal foreign radio
Stay tuned: The BBC is coming to the Hermit Kingdom.
Pope's comments on child sex abuse anger victims
Pope Francis praised his clergy in its handling of child sex scandals in the United States.
If you want to help a refugee, here’s a great way to do it
Europeans show solidarity with refugees by sending their old bikes.
Un nuevo capítulo del escándalo de los abusos sexuales en la Iglesia Católica.