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
Why Indians are turning down Facebook's free internet
Free Basics by Facebook lets users access certain websites free of charge. But at what cost to net neutrality?
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 latest crisis in the ongoing human tragedy that is the Syrian civil war
A Russian-backed Syrian offensive in Aleppo has sent tens of thousands of civilians fleeing to the Turkish border. Now they have nowhere to go.
40,000 people are starving to death in South Sudan
New figures released in a UN report describe some of the worst conditions yet in more than two years of civil war.
Experts worry Zika today may cause more birth defect cases later
It's Carnival time in Brazil — that means lots of skin showing for bloodthirsty mosquitoes.
In North Korea, even a failed satellite launch would be a learning experience
We're talking about a country that has nuclear weapons, just no reliable means to deliver them. Yet.
Tens of thousands fleeing a Syrian government offensive have nowhere to hide
Fear and desperation stalk northern Syria as airstrikes rain down on Aleppo province.
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.
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.