Leaks and Hacks
Kerry arrives in Qatar to assure Gulf allies over Iran deal
Two Turkish troops killed in PKK suicide attack
Another US hunter suspected of illegal Zimbabwe lion kill
Egypt court again postpones verdict in Jazeera reporters' retrial
Pakistan claims killing of major Al-Qaeda commander in country
Malaysia says Indian Ocean airplane debris is part of a Boeing 777
Gunmen in uniform kill ally of Burundi President Nkurunziza
Syria Qaeda posts video of 'capture' of US-trained rebels
Britain and France urge EU-wide action on Calais migrant crisis
Eyes on banks as Greek stock exchange to reopen
A Syrian soldier working with the US gave this interview weeks before his capture by Al Nusra
The capture of rebel brigade members by an Al Qaeda affiliate is a grave setback for the US train and equip program.
Moldova's underground media activist fights Russia's propaganda machine
The Russia-dominated media doesn't have to work too hard to convince Moldovans that what they really need is a blast of strong-arm Russian leadership.
The most recent plane debris found isn't from Flight 370
Don't believe everything you read on the internet.
Anywhere but Lebanon: Why the Palestinian girl Angela Merkel made cry doesn't want to leave Germany
Reem Sahwil's family still lives in Lebanon, a place where Palestinian refugees like them face great hardships.
Zimbabwe parks confirm Jericho the lion alive amid Cecil furor
Zimbabwe wildlife authorities on Sunday dismissed rumors that a second lion, known as Jericho, had been slain.
6 endangered animals that poaching might take from us forever
Cecil the lion is just the tip of the iceberg.
How a stone-throwing Palestinian youth became a life-changing music teacher
Ramzi Aburedwan was a child of the First Palestinian Intifada.
What Americans have been missing out on in Iran
A lot has happened in 35 years.
The US says it's okay for Turkey to bomb the Islamic State and anti-IS Kurds at the same time
'These are two separate things,' a State Department spokesperson said of things that don't seem separate at all.
This crazy Ukrainian election shows the country has a ways to go toward reform
Welcome to electoral district 205, where votes can be bought with sunflower oil.
Leaks and Hacks
White House finally responds to petition calling for Snowden to be pardoned
The whitehouse.gov petition has been live since June 9, 2013.
Obama probably won't be invited to speak at the African Union again any time soon
The US president tore into corrupt African leaders without mentioning any names.
Minnesota dentist who killed Cecil the lion gets mauled on the internet
Walter Palmer might be the most hated person on the planet right now.
Kenya's anti-terror police are inflicting terror of their own
President Obama's visit spotlighted abuses against Muslims.
Obama just pulled off two important firsts for a sitting US president
Obama addressed all of Africa at the headquarters of the African Union in Ethiopia today.
China stocks plummet because of poor economic data
Hong Kong stocks also slumped.
The US and Turkey are going to try to create an 'Islamic State-free zone'
It's not as simple as it might sound.
Obama said some weighty things in Kenya
As Barack Obama jetted off to Ethiopia, ending his first and likely only visit to Kenya as US president, a hashtag trended here: #NowThatObamaIsGone.
Assad says Syrian army 'fatigued' but will prevail
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad acknowledged the shrinking ranks of his government's army in a rare public speech on Sunday.
Islamic State recruiters are coming for Russia’s best and brightest
Officials hope hotlines and psychology courses will help.
Obama is a proud Kenyan-American
The US president leaves Kenya for Ethiopia today, ending his visit with a tough-love message only family can get away with.
Meet George Obama, the US president's half brother on the sidelines
Barack Obama's visit to Kenya had the trappings of a family reunion. Just a selective one.
The drug war isn’t the only battle Mexico is losing
The country now has 2 million more poor people than it had in 2012.
Politico says Kenya is Obama's 'most dangerous trip yet.' Everyone else says, what?
Call it the cringe heard 'round the world.
Obama disappoints Kenya's bombing survivors
Barack Obama laid a wreath today for victims of the 1998 US embassy bombing in Nairobi. But some Kenyan survivors of the attack were hoping for much more.
Kenyans welcome Obama as their own 'son of the soil'
But as the US president nears the end of his time in office, what legacy does he leave in Africa?
A Global Church
Pope Francis and the revolution in Vatican foreign policy
Francis assembled a "progressive" brain trust of mayors this week to focus on climate and modern-day slavery.
Turkey has finally joined the fight against the Islamic State
Turkey has started launching airstrikes against Islamic State positions. And it says the US is now welcome to use its bases to do the same.
US Foreign Policy
US President Barack Obama begins landmark Kenya visit
US President Barack Obama arrived in the Kenyan capital Nairobi late Friday, making his first visit to the country of his father's birth since his election as president.
If you thought NASA's New Horizons mission was done blowing your mind, you were wrong
The UK’s pedophilia scandal is even worse than anybody thought
New papers may supply a missing piece of evidence supporting allegations that British officials knew senior members of government were sexually abusing children.
A reality show thought it was a good idea to send contestants to a Syrian war zone
Disaster tourism gone a little too far.
The internet's greatest reactions to CNN calling Kenya a 'hotbed of terror'
'The most trusted name in news.'
Berlusconi thinks he's going to be Putin's next economy minister
The Kremlin says Putin's offer was more 'figurative' than real.
Israel and Palestine
This man is bringing surfing to Gaza's dangerous seas
Shark attacks might be scary, but here surfers worry about raw sewage and gunfire.
Don Winslow's crime fiction about Mexico's drug violence is as painful as the true story
Do novels about the drug war glorify violence? The best-selling author of 'The Cartel' says he wrestles with the question constantly.
Thailand isn’t always the LGBT paradise it appears to be. Just ask these gay dads
The surrogate mother now refuses to sign documents giving them full custody of the child.