Leaks and Hacks
Greeks 'deserve better': new finance minister
In Ecuador, Pope Francis appeals for more inclusive Church
Obama says US 'intensifying' anti-IS efforts in Syria
White House: 'Certainly possible' Iran talks deadline could slip
ECB haircut adjustment will not hit Greek banks' business: source
White House says weekend air strikes meant to deny Islamic State safe haven
Iranian nuclear deal set to make hardline Revolutionary Guards richer
Oil palm plantations are destroying Southeast Asia's wetlands. Massive floods are next
Euro picks up after Greek finance minister quits
Pope Francis to focus on poor in South America trip
Here are 7 facts and figures that show just how bad the Greek crisis is right now
And the situation won't improve anytime soon.
The Pentagon is bragging about destroying war machines the Islamic State probably got from the US
The US military wants you to know that it has blown up lots of things in Iraq and Syria. It doesn't mention how the Islamic State got all these things.
Are 4 million Greek votes enough to convince Angela Merkel to give up on austerity?
Analysis: Greece's fate is in Germany's hands.
Should we call the Rohingya crisis a 'genocide'?
The controversial term has legal implications that could require the world to act.
Ukraine’s police are so corrupt, officers are getting fired by the hundred
But that's just the first step toward reform.
This bodypainting festival proves there's no better canvas than the human body (PHOTOS)
This year's World Bodypainting Festival featured artists from 47 different countries.
Here's how FIFA Women’s World Cup countries treat women off the field
This is what women's rights look like in the countries competing for the 2015 title.
Greece doesn't really need the EU
Here are 6 potential future scenarios for Greece.
Bangkok is sinking into the Earth
By four inches per year. It could be under five feet of water by 2030. We wish we were kidding.
Whatever language you speak, Greek voters said ‘no' loud enough for the world to understand
Greeks voting Sunday screamed, absolutely no freaking way are they accepting those bailout terms.
Team USA crushes Japan 5-2 to win third World Cup title
The United States, winners in 1991 and 1999, became the first nation to win the crown three times.
A Global Church
Italy: Ground zero in Europe’s humanitarian crisis
137,000 people fleeing wars and poverty arrived at southern European ports during the first half of this year.
Uruguay’s marijuana experiment is evaporating (VIDEO)
GlobalPost's Will Carless went on the Cannabist Show to discuss Uruguay’s pot progress.
IS video shows mass execution in ruins of Syria's Palmyra
The Islamic State group on Saturday released a video showing 25 Syrian government soldiers being executed by teenagers in the ancient amphitheater in the city of Palmyra.
Crying Greek pensioner: the story behind the poignant photo
Retiree Giorgos Chatzifotiadis had queued up at three banks in Greece's second city of Thessaloniki on Friday in the hope of withdrawing a pension on behalf of his wife.
What if Mexicans celebrated Fourth of July the way Americans celebrate Cinco de Mayo?
"Let's put some traditional ketchup on everything!"
4 times the Israeli government tried to explain complicated issues with crude cartoons
War, terrorism, the media — there are few subjects that cannot be explained with crayons.
Want to go to Cuba from the US? Here are 6 tips to decipher the new rules
You might think the new rules, which will took effect as part of a historic shift in Cuba policy under Obama, are a little confusing. They could be deliberately so.
Greece’s collapse is kind of awkward for Europeans there on vacation
My big fat Greek holiday.
Forced Out: Africa's LGBT refugees
Abuse of Congo's LGBT community puts US Supreme Court ruling in perspective (PHOTOS)
The Democratic Republic of the Congo denies LGBTs their basic human rights.
Forced Out: Africa's LGBT refugees
In Africa, being gay makes you a target for extortion
Bribery and extortion are common, including at the hands of police.
Migrants are being abused in Australia's detention centers. Now it's illegal to talk about it
Dozens of current and former detention center workers, including doctors, nurses, teachers, and social workers, have already defied the new law. And many are prepared to join them.
Britain falls silent to remember 30 killed in Tunisian gun attack
It was the country's worst loss of life in a militant attack in a decade.
'Zero Dark Thirty' creator exposes horrors of Mexico's drug war in new documentary
'Cartel Land' is beautifully filmed, but tough to watch.
Londoners are dealing with the city's heat wave in the most British way ever
And it looks like the sweltering heat will be stretching into next week.
This chart shows how Greece's last bailout money was spent
Where did all of that money go?
The growing Russia threat is bringing a new Cold War to Nordic countries
After years of reducing their defense budgets, countries in Europe's north are reversing course.
Mexico bans wild animals in circuses — but there's no place for them to go
A new law in banning the use of tigers, elephants, zebras, lions and other exotic animals in circuses comes into effect next week.
US Foreign Policy
The US and Cuba are officially being nice to each other again
But as the Cold War cools down in one part of the world, it's heating up in another.
Greece may soon run out of money for teachers, hospitals and fuel
Chaos is a Greek concept. So is the abyss.
Egypt looks to speed up death penalties after a spike of violence
There have been small-scale explosions targeting security facilities and personnel in Cairo and across Egypt for many month, as well as an escalating insurgency in Sinai.
With too few jobs for young workers, a global hunt for solutions
A Q&A with Dr. Peter Vogel, author of a book on "turning the economic crisis into opportunity."
You’re running out of time to pay for sex in Tibet
For years China has allowed prostitution to fester across Tibet. But a looming anniversary has finally forced the government to begin cracking down.
Peru's big corporations come out in support of gay marriage
Even in this staunchly conservative Catholic country, the largest bank and a favorite soda flew rainbow flags.
Syrian rebels execute Islamic State fighters while wearing the orange jumpsuits of their victims
A Syrian rebel group operating around Damascus has executed 18 alleged members of the Islamic State group in a video mimicking the extremist organisation's own productions.
US Foreign Policy
US and Cuba reach deal to reopen embassies
The United States and Cuba have reached a deal to reopen embassies in Washington and Havana, a US source said Tuesday, in a major step toward ending decades of Cold War enmity.
In meta news, Spanish activists are protesting a law restricting protests
A law against protests at government buildings in Spain will go into effect July 1. Activists are trying to block it.