Senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards general killed in Syria: IRGC
One dead, three wounded in latest US university shooting
Tunisia activists win Nobel Peace Prize in boost to fledgling democracy
China says U.S. human rights report biased
Iran's supreme leader bans negotiations with the United States
Suspected Saudi-led air strike kills 13 at Yemen wedding
World soccer rocked by suspension of Blatter and Platini
Under fire in refugee crisis, Merkel goes on offensive
HRW urges West to act over jailed Bahrain opponents
Tunisians awarded the Nobel Peace Prize
The North African country that launched the Arab Spring continues to be an example for the whole world.
Trawlers from China and Russia are threatening to destroy West African fishing communities
Local fisherman are no match for the European and Asian trawlers pulling enormous hauls of seafood from the same Atlantic fishing grounds.
India's Hindus won't eat cows, but they might just drink their pee
Cow urine and dung are big business in India, where some practitioners of traditional medicine claim it can cure cancer.
Israel responds to rising violence by tearing down more Palestinian homes
Rights groups say the practice is illegal and doesn't work. Even a military committee agrees it's ineffective.
NASA Mars rover finds clear evidence for ancient, long-lived lakes
'If one discovers evidence of lakes, that's a very positive sign for life.'
Why China doesn’t mind being left out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership
The largest regional trade agreement in history is no big deal to China.
In these four countries, the TPP’s rules on generic drugs could kill people
The secretive mega-trade deal would bar some of the poorest citizens in Peru, Mexico, Malaysia and Vietnam from accessing life-saving medicines.
From Aleppo to Argentina: The lives of Syrian refugees in Buenos Aires, in pictures
'I changed a lot here. I really felt the need to be responsible. I felt that if I did not study, I would lose years and time and I wouldn’t move forward.'
Even a dusty outpost at the edge of the Sahara Desert has taken in Syrian refugees
Isolated Mauritania is a rare country where the borders remain wide open.
For one shining moment, the US Embassy in Moscow was the best troll on Twitter
America made sure Putin isn’t the only meme in Moscow.
There are so many refugees that cargo ships are moving human beings now
Merchant ships are bound by a UN convention to 'render assistance to any person found at sea in danger of being lost.' Since 2014, they've helped rescue more than 65,000 people.
Could the Vatican face racketeering charges for harboring abusive clergy?
To date, the Holy See has completely avoided prison and fines, despite the thousands of accused sex abusers in its ranks.
The latest danger for refugees to Europe: Minefields
More than 50,000 active mines remain in Croatia since the wars in the 1990s.
For China’s Kardashian-like rich, the era of bling may be ending — in prison
A high-flying socialite gets five years behind bars.
Germany still has an awkward Nazi law and some don't want to let it go
The justice minister is trying to revise the Nazi section. Simple enough, right?
Two crazy statistics show Rio’s gross water problem isn't going away
Brazil's barely skimming the surface of trash and feces-filled sites of the next Summer Olympic Games.
South America has become a safe haven for the Catholic Church’s alleged child molesters
The Vatican has no comment.
China has bigger economic worries than the Fed’s interest rates
The challenge of maintaining a stable currency and economic growth is already very complicated.
Why one child of migrants is defending Eastern Europe in the refugee crisis
An Estonian politician says the region is too poor to accept people in desperate need of homes, services and work.