Myanmar's election, results and transition
Egypt police kill leading Islamic State militant in Cairo
Editor behind Denmark's Mohammed cartoons steps down
Islamic State kidnaps, kills seven in southern Afghanistan: police
More US troops possible in Syria: Pentagon chief
Support for Germany's right-wing AfD rises to 9 percent
Two Serbian embassy staff seized in Libyan 'ambush'
Russian soldiers geolocated by photos in multiple Syria locations, bloggers say
Knife, car attacks in West Bank wound 6, attackers shot
11,000 Russian travellers fly home from Egypt: deputy PM
Turkey recovers body of pilot from downed Russian jet
The shooting down of the Russian fighter jet by NATO-member Turkey has set back efforts to forge a united front against the Islamic State.
The Paris climate talks and the future of planet Earth
Are world leaders ready to get serious about climate change?
Planned Parenthood shooter declared 'no more baby parts'
The picture emerging of suspect Robert Lewis Dear is a spotty one.
These professors fled the Taliban so their kids could get an education
Aiysha, Nadir and baby Mohamed are sleeping rough — along with 4,000 others — at an informal refugee camp on Lesbos, because there is no room in the police-run camp on the island.
IS executes 3,500 in Syria since declaring 'caliphate'
The Islamic State group has executed more than 3,500 people in Syria, including nearly 2,000 civilians, since declaring its 'caliphate' in June last year, a monitor said Sunday.
This man walked out of Syria in the middle of a war, twice
Like millions of others, Abdullah is just trying to find a way to survive and provide for his family.
Putin, citing national security, signs Turkey sanctions decree
The decree said charter flights from Russia to Turkey would be banned and that tour firms would be told not to sell any holidays there, among other restrictions.
These are the real victims of Boko Haram
“I don’t know how I’m not crazy.”
Russian thieves made off with a full bomb's worth of highly enriched uranium
Western spies say they have proof the thieves are looking for a buyer of that highly valuable material — and have been for the past 16 years.
A haunting tale of isolation, loyalty, murder, and survival
In 2004, 34 people stepped out of a forest believing they were refugees of a war that had ended 25 years earlier. This excerpt from 'Ghosts in the Forest' introduces their story.
Buenos Aires street art is crying to stop oil drilling
But both candidates in Sunday's presidential election were pretty gung ho about fracking.
The new front line in the fight against HIV: 'Sugar daddies'
The sugar daddy phenomenon is a transactional relationship in which a young woman has sex with an older, wealthier man in exchange for gifts or money.
Brazil just observed Black Awareness Day. A look at Congress proves they need it
It's pretty sad for a country with the largest population of Afro-descendants outside Africa.
Boko Haram deadlier than Islamic State? Here’s the story behind the headlines
The Nigeria-based terror group became the world's deadliest in 2014, but it also pledged allegiance to the Islamic State earlier this year.
More Mexican migrants are leaving the US than entering
Most Mexicans leaving the US are doing so voluntarily to reunite with their family or to start one, Pew research says.
Women will start earning as much money as men do in 2133
The World Economic Forum says it will take a few more generations to close the global gender pay gap.
Why so many Cubans are fleeing to the US and getting stuck on the way
The new migrant crisis at America's doorstep.
Asia's Meth Wars
A potent new type of meth is named after Myanmar’s pro-democracy heroes
How the country's most famous uprising became a brand name for its go-to drug.
How the hero of the Beirut bombing saved so many lives in a split second
'The kids and I are all doing fine. He made us proud, put our heads up high, what more do I need? He gave me dignity, pride, and respect.'
Why refusing to accept Syrian refugees in the US is a terrible idea
Analysis: Republican presidential hopeful Chris Christie said even orphans under the age of five shouldn't be allowed to settle in the United States.
Will terrorism make Russia and the West friends again?
The recent Paris attacks and Russian jet crash may actually forge a closer alliance between the two against a common enemy.
Here are 8 key takeaways from Myanmar’s inspiring election
Voters of Myanmar overwhelmingly rejected the military generals who've ruled them for decades. What happens now?
Brazil's shocking violence against women, in 5 charts
The rate of female homicides, especially for women of color, is staggeringly high.
How India built the International Space Station, and other lessons from an Indian propaganda video
Someone needs to fact-check this ode to Modi.
Asia's Meth Wars
Myanmar's army is backing militias that make a fortune off of meth
As Myanmar soaks up international praise for holding elections that could end decades of tyranny, its government quietly fuels a massive drug trade.
'America has forgotten about us': Former US allies in Vietnam flee persecution
The 'fearless' tribespeople who fought alongside US Special Forces in the Vietnam War now face harassment at home and disinterest abroad.
Inside Molenbeek, the troubled Brussels neighborhood linked to terror in Paris
'When Belgo-Belgians from outside do see the real Molenbeek, they are often astonished to discover that it's not like they've been told.'
Vile tweets and spiking femicides: It's a tough time to be a woman in Brazil
It started with men tweeting sexual remarks about a 12-year-old TV show contestant.
Asia's Meth Wars
Asia’s Meth Wars: Speed and brutality in Myanmar’s borderlands (VIDEO)
A GlobalPost documentary on the biggest drug epidemic in Asia.
Should India get its cows off the streets?
India agonizes over how to deal with stray dogs, but there's another problem animal on its streets: holy cows.
The US has a law to stop NASA from working with China, and scientists hate it
Is it time for the US and China to start cooperating in space?
Possibly the worst El Niño ever is coming. And there's little aid groups can do about it
El Niño puts 11 million children in East and Southern Africa at risk of disease, hunger and lack of water, according to UNICEF.
A year at war with the Islamic State
Captured by the Islamic State, these two Sinjar teens went through hell. Then they ran
Sara and Leila both survived the mass capture of Yazidi women and children in Iraq last year. These are their stories.
Asia's Meth Wars
Myanmar’s state-backed militias are flooding Asia with meth
A GlobalPost investigation tracks the narco-armies in Myanmar’s highlands fueling the region's worst addiction.
A new Amazon highway threatens some of the rainforest's last uncontacted tribes
Its backers say it'll bring development to remote communities. Environment officials warn it will help illegal miners and loggers.
Living and dying in East Jerusalem
Most of the suspected attackers in recent stabbings have been from these neighborhoods. Here's what it's like inside them.
Ukraine’s anti-corruption drive isn’t working
That’s a problem, since cracking down on graft was a key demand of last year’s street revolution — and, foreign aid depends on it.
Meet the Peruvian Rasta behind a landmark case for the right to grow weed
He’s taking his case to the country’s Supreme Court after being given a jail sentence for growing his own grass.