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
Surrounded, hungry and afraid, many Syrians in Aleppo still refuse to leave
Eastern Aleppo could turn into "the largest humanitarian tragedy" of the Syrian conflict, the European Union said.
Hillary Clinton wasn't the only one to break barriers at the Democratic National Convention
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are the fastest growing segment of the US population. Their votes count more than ever.
Rio mayor tears into Olympic organizers over snags
Fifteen of the 31 buildings in the athlete's village had plumbing problems, ranging from leaks to toilets clogged by cement blocks.
Save the Children-supported Syria maternity hospital bombed
A maternity hospital supported by Save the Children was bombed Friday in an air raid in Syria's northwestern Idlib province, causing casualties and damage, the Britain-based charity said.
Turkey's veteran protesters face a scary new reality
Erdogan's old Gezi Park redevelopment, which triggered massive protests in 2013, is back. But the anti-Erdogan activists who protested last time are more fearful now.
What it means to be 'American' is different for Puerto Ricans
Outside Philadelphia's city hall, Puerto Rican activists gathered the first day of the Democratic National Convention to protest for attention from the mainland.
Meet the last native speakers of Hawaiian
Hawaiian is often offered up as a language revitalization success story, a model for other endangered languages to follow. But language revitalization isn’t so simple.
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.
Thousands rally for Turkey president after coup fails
Thousands took to the streets of Turkey Saturday in support of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, after authorities crushed a military coup that claimed at least 265 lives.
Aleppo, Syria is about to run out of food
As the US and Russia butt heads, residents in Aleppo say food and fuel are running out. Meanwhile Syrian government forces look poised to besiege the city.
Screams, flying debris as truck ploughs into Nice crowd
'It looked like a battlefield.'
Shock, horror and the comfort of strangers in Nice
The living held their hands. They knew they were dead, but they could not bring themselves to let go.
At least 84 dead in 'terrorist' Nice truck rampage
A Tunisian-born man zigzagged a truck through a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in the French city of Nice, killing at least 84 and injuring dozens of children in what President Francois Hollande on Friday called a "terrorist" attack.
Everyone's laughing, but Theresa May just made a huge tactical move with Boris Johnson
Boris Johnson is the new foreign secretary of the UK. For Prime Minister Theresa May, that means a towering figure in the Conservative Party will now be out of the country.
Little Uruguay beat Big Tobacco in court, keeping the right to large, grotesque cigarette warnings
Philip Morris International sued Uruguay over its bold cigarette warnings and brand limits. But the World Bank tribunal ruled in favor of the little South American country.
India firm gifts Trump 6,000 tea bags to cleanse his soul
'Green tea is also proven to make people smarter. So our message is, please Mr Trump drink the tea. For your sake, for America's sake, for the world's sake.'
Europe stunned as Britain's 'jester' Boris Johnson becomes foreign minister
The eccentric former London mayor, known for his gaffes and buffoonery, will be the top diplomat to lead the country out of the EU.
Food & Travel
Meet the young chefs behind these healthy, globally inspired recipes
These four creative cooks are talented, worldly, and all under 12.
Eyewitness who filmed Alton Sterling's death is suing the Baton Rouge police
The Yemeni store owner who filmed the shooting death of Alton Sterling is getting threats, struggling to sleep and losing customers. He holds the Baton Rouge police responsible.
There's one thing that Russia and Ukraine agree on — their favorite TV shows
At least one big industry in Ukraine is thriving, and not in spite of the conflict with Russia, but because of it.
He loved walking in Kingston, Jamaica. But in the US, it put him in danger.
When Garnette Cadogan moved from Kingston to New Orleans, he realized walking in the streets in the US was completely different from doing it in Jamaica.
People are lining up in Kyiv to pose as the founder of the Soviet Union
Anyone in Kyiv who’s ever dreamed of standing in Vladimir Lenin’s shoes now has their chance, thanks to a Mexican artist.
Hollande's hairdresser 'paid 10,000 euros a month'
Short on the sides and thinning on top, French President Francois Hollande's hair is kept perfectly groomed at a cost of almost 10,000 euros a month, the Canard Enchaine weekly reported Wednesday.
Angry China warns against 'cradle of war' in South China Sea
Beijing has rejected the ruling of a UN-backed tribunal in The Hague, which declared China's claims to the strategically important waters invalid.
How Barack Obama convinced African immigrants that their vote matters
What does it take to feel invested in American politics? For one immigrant from Cameroon: Barack Obama.
After the UK, which nations are most vulnerable to an anti-EU revolt? These 5 charts give clues.
Using the social indicators revealed in the Brexit referendum, we did a test on key EU countries. Italy shared four characteristics that might drive people away from the EU.
When it comes to police shootings, the US doesn't look like a developed nation
Fatal police shootings happen much, much more in the US than in other developed countries.
Syria opposition warns of Aleppo starvation amid siege fears
Assad's regime is seeking to control Aleppo's Castello Road — the rebels' last lifeline into the northern city — and impose a blanket siege, the National Coalition says.
Beetle named after Chinese President Xi Jinping considered a pest by censors
Any reference to the bug on the internet has been stamped out.
Alleged police-involved torture and killings in Kenya have sparked a movement
Public protests against unlawful police killings are gathering pace, after the torture and murder of a lawyer and two other men, allegedly at the hands of the police.
The world's youngest country couldn't even celebrate its independence
South Sudan became the world's newest country when it split from Sudan in 2011. But now, there are echoes of another civil war.
Mind the font: London's Underground is getting a new look
After a century, London is retiring an iconic typeface, and its replacement has been getting good reviews.
Euro 2016: Meet the player who scored the most important goal in the history of Portuguese football
Portuguese fans are happy that a kid from Guinea Bissau chose to come to their country as an immigrant.
Theresa May to become Britain's next PM Wednesday
Theresa May on Wednesday will become the prime minister who leads Britain into talks to quit the European Union, after her last rival in the bid to succeed David Cameron pulled out.
Thousands remember Srebrenica massacre victims
The remains of 127 people killed in Europe's worst massacre since World War II were finally laid to rest Monday in Srebrenica.
Prominent Black Lives Matter activist arrested
DeRay McKesson broadcasted his own arrest live on social media during a protest in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Two men gored in Pamplona bull run
A 29-year-old Spanish matador was also gored to death during a bullfight that aired live on television.
Heavy fighting erupts in South Sudan capital
Former rebels and government soldiers exchanged fire on Sunday, two days after gun battles left at least 150 fighters dead.