Leaks and Hacks
Iran talks miss new deadline, set to go to end of week
Thousands brave Andean downpours in Ecuador for papal mass
Air strikes kill nearly 100 in Yemen, cast shadow on truce talks
Iraq jet accidentally bombs Baghdad, killing eight
Greeks 'deserve better': new finance minister
In Ecuador, Pope Francis appeals for more inclusive Church
Obama says US 'intensifying' anti-IS efforts in Syria
ECB haircut adjustment will not hit Greek banks' business: source
Mexico gets more dollars from migrants than from oil exports
Migrant workers' remittances have almost bounced back to their pre-Great Recession peak.
In Modi’s censor-happy India, American TV has no sex, crime, or cows
Game of Thrones episodes are lucky to last 30 minutes.
That awkward moment when Greece rejects all its creditors' demands, then has to ask them for money
The Greeks need that sweet euro zone cash, but will they get it?
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.
Greece doesn't really need the EU
Here are 6 potential future scenarios for Greece.
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.
Leaks and Hacks
Two years after the NSA leaks, Brazilians actually like the US again
They were pretty upset after leaks about the US spying on their communications. Now Brazilians' outrage is targeting their own officials.
Hitler’s beloved art is fetching millions and making Germans mad
Until recently, everybody thought most Nazi-sponsored art had been destroyed in World War II. Turns out there's a thriving underground market.
Why Iran’s Kurds don’t want US sanctions to end
The head of the the largest Kurdish party operating underground in Iran says the framework deal between the US and Iran over its nuclear program is not good enough.
Sugary drinks lead to more deaths in Mexico than violent crimes do, study says
Mexico is the world's biggest consumer of sodas.
Why was an alleged Khmer Rouge war criminal's family on the Peace Corps payroll?
There are bombshell revelations that a US student was staying at the house of a man wanted by a tribunal for torture and homicide.
Women around the world can relate to #BeingFemaleInNigeria
Women in Nigeria share their daily struggles on Twitter and start a global trend.
US police killed more people in 3 months than Egyptian police killed in the past year
The amount of people American police kill on the job rivals the number killed by cops in a troubled country ruled by a military government.
South Sudan army raped then burnt girls alive: UN
Witnesses also described how troops made a women squeeze "burning-red coals" in her hands to reveal the whereabouts of rebels or cattle.
This timeline explains the long, bumpy road to the Iran nuclear deal
It’s been a rough journey and it’s not over yet.
Islamic State beheads female civilians for first time in Syria: Monitor
The group also 'crucified' five men in al-Mayadeen for eating during daylight hours of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
A rare Q&A with America’s first special envoy for gay rights
Diplomat Randy Berry talks about US progress — and global challenges to LGBT equality.
Dying Amazon healers are taking potential cures for cancer, AIDS and other diseases with them
Why losing Amazon tribes could be a disaster for modern medicine.
The Islamic State is growing and evolving. The strategy for fighting it? Not so much
Analysis: Recent brazen attacks seem to indicate that IS ideology is metastasizing.
Death toll from Islamic State's attack on Kobani rises to 223
The attack ranks as one of the worst massacres carried out by the group.
Greece is falling apart and it could affect us all
This basic rundown will get you up to date on what's happening and help you sound smart at parties.
First lions to return to Rwanda after its war wiped them out over 20 years ago
Seven lions, two males and five females, are being transported from South Africa right now.
Forced Out: Africa's LGBT refugees
Guns, knives and rape: The plight of a gay Ethiopian refugee in Kenya
An Orthodox Christian himself, Ibrahim believes religion is behind his torment.
These are all the countries where same-sex marriage is legal (MAP)
The United States joins 20 other countries where same-sex marriage is now simply known as "marriage."
Love in the time of Ebola: How sex is keeping the outbreak alive
Ebola has proved resilient. But people are keeping it going, too.
Germans are trolling Greece with 'Grexit' vodka cocktails
Greeks say they can handle a bit of dark humor, even from their leading creditors.
Women in armed groups are more than just an exotic novelty
Commentary: Women fight wars, too, and can make or break peace. Female fighters returning from the field must be fully integrated into disarmament efforts.
More than 500 injured in explosion at Taiwan water park (VIDEO)
Footage showed crowds dancing to music in clouds of colored powder which suddenly turned into an inferno that tore through the spectators.
Mexican breaks the internet by turning Caitlyn Jenner and Donald Trump into piñatas
These are not for your average 6-year-old's birthday party.
Diego Maradona is a soccer god. Here's why he’d be a terrible FIFA president
Argentina's soccer legend is as famous for scoring goals as he is for violent outbursts, drugs and financial troubles.
New Blackbeards of Malacca Strait: Southeast Asia’s pirates are getting bolder
Forget Somalia—the seas around Indonesia are some of the most preyed-upon waters on the planet.
India's top university demands your 100 percent. Literally
You thought the SAT was rough? To get a place at Delhi University, you have to be nearly perfect.
Horror on the sand in Tunisian hotel massacre
'When he saw a Tunisian he shouted out 'Get out of the way' and shot at foreigners,' said Wadia, a waiter.