A year at war with the Islamic State
France confirms wing part found on Reunion is from MH370
Juncker proposes relocating extra 120,000 refugees: European source
Guatemala's president quits, faces charges in graft scandal
White House clinches support for Iran nuclear deal
Battling rebels, IS moves closer to central Damascus
Thailand arrests second 'important' suspect in Bangkok blast probe
Satellite images confirm major temple destroyed in Syria's Palmyra: U.N
Nearly all seabirds will have ingested plastic by 2050
China shows off its long-rumored 'carrier killer' cruise missile
No other nation possesses this kind of heavy weapon, due to a treaty signed by the US and Russia in 1987.
Desperate refugees mob a train in Budapest but don't get far
Hundreds stormed Budapest's main station early Thursday after police re-opened it following a two-day standoff — only to find that train services to western Europe were suspended.
Refugees in Germany meet some of the kindest volunteers, and angriest arsonists
Germany says this year it's receiving the largest migrant influx in the country’s postwar history. The reactions couldn't be more extreme.
Uzbekistan apparently just banned political science studies
It's too Western and lacks scientific rigor, according to one of the most repressive regimes in the world.
Celebrate WWII's end by eating the ice-cream head of a Japanese war criminal
You can't say the Chinese ice cream makers aren't innovative.
Beijing’s WWII parade is so much fun they’ve banned balloons, birds, and reality TV
Oh, and you're not allowed to watch it from your window.
Troubling image of drowned boy captivates, horrifies
An image of a drowned toddler on the beach at one of Turkey's prime tourist resorts swept across social media on Wednesday after at least 12 presumed Syrian refugees died.
The world lost enough trees last year to fill North Dakota
New satellite data reveals a rapid loss of tropical forests in Cambodia, parts of west Africa and Madagascar, and the Gran Chaco region of South America.
DIY sailor in flooded Myanmar invents boat made from trash
Seats two, has a working motor and boasts a hull made of empty bottles.
Despite a glut, British supermarkets are suddenly running out of milk
This is all the result of a global domino effect.
No way, Jose! Mexicans aren’t about to pay for Trump’s wall
The billionaire Republican frontrunner has no way of forcing Mexico to foot the bill for increased border security — and zero political capital south of the Rio Grande.
A year at war with the Islamic State
Turkey's airstrikes against Kurdish militants in Iraq are also killing civilians
Turkey began bombing bases belonging to the Kurdistan Workers Party’s (PKK) in the Qandil Mountains late last month.
Hiroshima simulation: Enter any location in the world and visualize the bomb's aftermath
Scary — but not as scary as the real thing, which happened 70 years ago on Thursday.
These are the best places to be a breastfeeding mother
Happy World Breastfeeding Week!
Meet the South African comedian replacing Jon Stewart on The Daily Show
Trevor Noah, one of his country's most popular comedians, will soon be among the most prominent faces on American TV.
Australians keep booing this football star, and swear it’s not racist
Is booing an indigenous athlete racist? Inside the heated debate.
Here are the craziest things GOP candidates are selling at their online stores
You can buy a $75 'Guaca Bowle' to support Jeb! Bush's campaign.
US Foreign Policy
Iran's Jewish community gets behind nuclear deal with the US
Iran has the second-largest Jewish population in the Middle East, after Israel. But their political differences from Israel are deep.
US Foreign Policy
The next US president could be dangerously clueless about foreign policy
All of the big candidates so far have said some pretty dumb things about the world.
Next on Russia’s blacklist: Foreign condoms?
Trade authorities think the country shouldn't spend Russia's public funds on foreign-made prophylactics.
What Americans have been missing out on in Iran
A lot has happened in 35 years.
Why the world's biggest human rights group wants to decriminalize prostitution
Amnesty International has taken lots of flak for its stance.
If Bernie Sanders were running in Britain, he might actually win
If 'socialist' Jeremy Corbyn keeps up his lead among Labour's voters, the UK could one day have a vegetarian prime minister who eliminates nukes and college tuition.
Children around the world already know the tune to Beijing's Winter Olympics song
At least, that's what music-loving internet users claim.
The child sex abuse scandals engulfing Britain
Years after revelations of an entertainer’s crimes, the UK grapples with an ugly, sprawling legacy of abuse and lies.
A photographer’s murder has Mexico’s journalists furious and afraid
Photographer Ruben Espinosa, activist Nadia Vera and three other women were found in a Mexico City apartment tied up, beaten and shot in the head.
The number of African millionaires is set to grow by nearly 50 percent over the next 10 years
The rich are getting richer, but inequality is on the rise.
More than 450 civilians killed in US-led airstrikes against the Islamic State
'The present Coalition policy of downplaying or denying all claims of non-combatant fatalities risks handing Islamic State and other forces a powerful propaganda tool.'
A female TV reporter gets help from Beirut protesters, Daily Mail sees something very different
A mob attack, or a mob rescue?
It’s insanely expensive to bribe Russian officials these days
Want to beat that speeding ticket? It'll cost you double.
Trump tramples Univision anchor in 'bizarre' performance
Curiouser and curiouser, Trumpmania rolls on.
6 endangered animals that poaching might take from us forever
Cecil the lion is just the tip of the iceberg.
Angelina Jolie, patron of Myanmar refugees, shakes hands with general who once tormented them
How times have changed.
This Nicaraguan native community endured Spanish conquest. Will it survive modern times?
Only a handful of elders speak more than a few words of the local language in the community of Sutiaba.
How a stone-throwing Palestinian youth became a life-changing music teacher
Ramzi Aburedwan was a child of the First Palestinian Intifada.