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
7 harvest festivals around the world that make Thanksgiving look boring
There are better things than turkey and pumpkin pie.
Declassified document shows how close the US and Soviet Union came to nuclear war in 1983
The Soviets were convinced the US was planning a nuclear first strike. And they were ready to preempt it.
These 6 major companies keep popping up in Brazil's biggest corruption scandals
GlobalPost analyzed Brazil's recent corruption cases to find a handful of the same engineering firms named.
The Cold War analogies are back. Again
The fallout over Turkey’s decision to shoot down a Russian warplane continues.
US bombing of Afghan hospital 'avoidable,' caused by 'human error,' DOD says
US forces who launched a deadly airstrike on an Afghan hospital had intended to attack a nearby Taliban-controlled compound, US military officials said.
Uh oh, copper has fallen to its lowest price since the financial crisis
Market analysts call the metal 'Dr. Copper' because it's such a useful barometer of the global economy. Here's what it's saying right now.
Pope Francis might become the first modern pontiff to visit an active war zone
Could the Pope help bring peace to Central African Republic? That depends on how bad the fighting gets.
These are the real victims of Boko Haram
“I don’t know how I’m not crazy.”
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.
A 30-year timeline of Catholic Church sex abuse scandals
The Vatican has been slow to hold leaders accountable for covering up allegations against thousands of priests.
The UK has a serious curry problem
Immigration restrictions are driving restaurants short on chefs to close every week. But it's not just food that's at stake.
Turns out emojis are really bad for diplomacy
The cartoonish icons are everywhere. But maybe they shouldn't be. Just ask Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop.
Why it took a lost Indian girl 10 years — and a Bollywood movie — to get home
In the case of a young woman whose story has gripped India and Pakistan, real life is even stranger than the Bollywood blockbuster it seems to have inspired.
Inside the city where half the UK’s Syrian refugees live
Welcome to Bradford, UK.