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
Since China devalued its currency, it’s spent $400 billion trying to save it
It's not working.
Women are demanding the right to worship at India's temples
Traditionally denied entry to some of India's holiest shrines, women are fighting to have religious restrictions overturned.
Hong Kong riots to defend illegal street vendors — but it's about much more than that
The 'fishball revolution' isn't really about street food.
Check out this 'wearable shelter' designed for Syrian refugees
The prototype coat uses origami-inspired folding to transform into a tent or sleeping bag.
China’s reach over fleeing dissidents is expanding worldwide
Here's why more and more countries are willing to help China capture its critics on the lam.
Merkel’s trip to Turkey highlights a major problem with Europe’s refugee policy
The EU wants to shut out refugees but is pressuring Turkey to take care of more of them.
Canada will end its airstrikes in Iraq and Syria on February 22
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the decision on Monday at a press conference with Defense Minister Hargit Sajjan and other senior officials.
The US is killing more civilians in Iraq and Syria than it acknowledges
The US government has publicly acknowledged just 21 civilian deaths in coalition airstrikes. That number is impossibly low.
South Korea hopes this ballad by a middle-aged diva will sow dissent in North Korea
Currently playing somewhere in the demilitarized zone: a heartfelt South Korean pop song about defying death.
Time to freak out: 4 reasons the global economy is screwed
A global recession is looking more and more likely. And it could be worse than 2008.
Take a front-row seat to Russia’s air war in Syria (VIDEOS)
The Kremlin is boasting with sleek videos of destruction, but monitors accuse it of killing more than 1,000 civilians.
Planet shatters warming records, 2015 hottest 'by far'
Blistering heat blanketed the Earth last year like never before, making 2015 by far the hottest year in modern times and raising new concerns about the accelerating pace of climate change.
Assault on university in Pakistan kills more than 20
Militants tossed grenades into crowds and opened fire on students and professors.
I was an asylum seeker in America. I just had to help refugees in Europe
'Certain things in your life there’s a knowing it has to happen.'
Colombia finally cracks down on a horrific wave of acid attacks against women
Acid throwing is a relative anomaly in Latin America. But Colombia's got a big problem with it.
Made in Pakistan: Your next favorite mobile game
Pakistan has a thriving industry developing some of the world's most popular smartphone distractions.
US oil is so cheap right now it's going for less than nothing
If that sounds weird, it is.
2 eras, 1 dream: Photos of immigrants on Ellis Island and today's Syrian refugees
Seeing these photos side by side might change some Americans' perceptions of Syrian refugees.
Two million Russians plunge into icy water to mark the Epiphany
Orthodox believers take part in this outdoor purification ritual each year.
Some 19,000 civilians have been killed in Iraq in the last year
Another 3 million have fled their homes, according to the UN.
First Al Qaeda attack in Burkina Faso sends a scary message to West Africa
The Saharan branch of Al Qaeda has shifted to targeting cities, in what some say is a message to the Islamic State.
India and Pakistan were on the brink of real progress. Then everything went wrong
At the end of last year, the two countries looked closer than ever. Then Pakistani terrorists attacked an Indian air force base.
Donald Trump isn't banned in the UK, but he took a beating there
Not a good look, just weeks before the primaries.
Food & Travel
'Disney Laos' might be Asia's most brazen knockoff to date
'Yes, we're worried about lawsuits.'
Meet the tiniest, fluffiest ambassador for the critically endangered Philippine eagle
A new chick offers hope for the survival of one of the world's most endangered eagles.
Why a flaming bowl of kale is ruining Australia Day for vegans
A new viral ad celebrating Australia's version of Fourth of July is making vegetarian Aussies feel downright discriminated against.
The 5 European leaders most likely to be Donald Trump’s soulmate
Europe has its own breed of right-wing populists, and their rise toward the continent's corridors of power is no joke.
Oscar nominee 'Cartel Land' exposes the horrors of Mexico's drug war
It is beautifully filmed, but tough to watch.