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
France may join US in perpetual 'state of emergency'
Lawmakers have extended for 3 months a set of laws that give French authorities extraordinary powers.
Putin and friends say Turkey’s doing the terrorists' bidding
Turkey shot down a Russian jet, and Russians are about as angry as could be. But it's no World War III.
Fed up with Russia, Turkey shoots down one of its jets
Ankara had warned Russia about violating its airspace.
Why the US should hold on to Indian students
Indians bring high test scores — and tuition fees — to US universities. But could visa difficulties keep them from wanting to apply?
Brazil's new abortion rules would require tests for rape victims
Backers think it would increase rape prosecutions. Its critics say it just assumes women are lying.
Why Myanmar’s massive jade industry is so deadly
Myanmar's multibillion-dollar mine business is marked by neglect for human life.
Ebola is back in Liberia
A teenager has died in Liberia in the first such death since the country was declared free of the virus in September, an official said Tuesday.
These are the real victims of Boko Haram
“I don’t know how I’m not crazy.”
Islamic State says it has executed two captives from Norway and China
The group did not give any details about how, when or where the men were killed.
Colombia to legalize medical marijuana
It's another big blow to the US strategy to fight the drug trade in Latin America.
Don't believe everything you read on social media about the Paris attacks
Rumors, misinformation and outright lies were posted on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram during and after the deadliest violence in France since World War II.
Boko Haram 'burned our houses, they burned our food' (VIDEO)
City of hope: Yola has taken in many of the 1.5 million Nigerians chased from their homes by the insurgency.
After the Beirut bombings, here’s how Lebanon responded to the Paris attacks
'Even among my people, there is a sense that we are not as important, that our lives are not as worthy.'
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.
United Nations urges countries not to demonize refugees over Paris attacks
'We are deeply disturbed by language that demonizes refugees as a group. This is dangerous as it will contribute to xenophobia and fear.'
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.
The French government's response to the Paris attacks sticks to a familiar script
The French president flexed his military might. Now he wants to expand his government's power.
'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.'
US states turn back on Syria refugees after Paris attacks
At least 19 US states moved to shut the door on Syrian refugees on Monday as governors cited security fears in the wake of the Paris attacks.
How France's state of emergency works
France's state of emergency, imposed across the country after the terrorist attacks which killed at least 129 late Friday, is based on a 1955 law which has been rarely used.
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.
Southern Beirut residents are dazed but defiant after Islamic State bombings
'Whatever happens I am staying in the neighborhood. This only makes me more stubborn to stay.'
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.
France strikes back
In mostly symbolic attacks, France strikes the Syrian city of Raqqa dozens of times.
A father's split-second heroism saved countless lives in another terror attack, in Beirut
Adel Termos, a Beirut resident out with his young daughter, witnessed a horrific bombing on Thursday. Then he made a split-second decision that saved countless lives.
Shock turns to anger in Paris as death toll rises
'This is war,' one resident told GlobalPost.
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.
French president blames the Islamic State for Paris attacks
Diplomats in Vienna are now shifting their focus from finding a political solution to the Syrian conflict to discussing military options.
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.
Paris attack sites: from national stadium to party district
The string of coordinated attacks in and around Paris late Friday left nearly 130 people dead and hundreds more injured, in the worst such violence in France's history.
A year at war with the Islamic State
Iraq Kurd leader announces the 'liberation' of Sinjar from IS
Iraqi Kurdish regional president Massud Barzani on Friday said the town of Sinjar was freed in a major operation against the Islamic State.
It's official: Myanmar's military was defeated in free elections
The next couple of months are going to be really interesting for Myanmar.
Ukrainians are waiting and waiting for help rebuilding their bombed-out homes
For these residents, the war is over, but it's been a battle to get their houses back up.
Austria to build fence on Slovenia border in new blow to Schengen pact
Austria announced Friday it would erect a metal fence along its border with Slovenia, in a new blow to the EU's cherished open-border Schengen accord.