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
US resisters to the Iraq War are living under the threat of deportation in Canada
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed early support for letting conscientious objectors from the US remain in Canada, but little has been done to formalize their status.
Olympics: No blanket ban for Russian athletes in Rio Games
The International Olympic Committee on Sunday decided not to hit Russia with a blanket ban for the Rio Games over state-run doping.
Iraq's marshlands, nearly destroyed under Saddam, are coming back
The wetlands in southern Iraq, now a UN World Heritage site, span thousands of square miles in the middle of desert.
Can't find a room at Rio Olympics? Try the luxury sex suite
With 500,000 tourists expected to flood Rio de Janeiro for the Games starting August 5, Brazil's second biggest city is bending over backwards to make sure there's enough lodging.
Whispers of a US conspiracy swirl in the Turkish president’s home neighborhood
Residents in the Kasimpasa area of Istanbul blame the failed military coup on either the United States, a Turkish cleric in exile in Pennsylvania, or some combo of the two.
80 dead as IS claims twin blasts during Kabul protest
Islamic State jihadists claimed responsibility for twin explosions Saturday that ripped through crowds of Shiite Hazaras in Kabul, killing at least 80 people and wounding 231 others in the deadliest attack in the Afghan capital since 2001.
Trump’s trade policies are worrying economists
If there's one thing economists agree on: Trump’s trade policies are deeply flawed.
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.
People in Northern Ireland are applying for Irish passports to keep their EU rights
Most voters in Northern Ireland wanted the UK to remain in the European Union. With Brexit now a reality, some are lining up to get passports from neighbouring Ireland.
One US city is reframing sea-level rise as an opportunity
Businesses, universities, and even the local government in Norfolk, Virginia, want to make money off of climate change.
Forget 'What is EU.' Now Britons are Googling 'second referendum.'
After realizing the consequences of Brexit, some Britons are searching for a possible remedy.
Volkswagen agrees to $14.7 billion payout in US emissions probe
Under the terms of the settlement the German auto giant will either buy back or fix the cars that tricked pollution tests, and pay each owner up to $10,000 in cash.
Flare-up in Yemen violence kills 80 as peace talks stall
The escalation came as UN-brokered talks between Iran-backed Huthi rebels and the government of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi stuttered in Kuwait.
How the Brexit campaign used refugees to scare voters
The team behind Brexit knew how to play to nationalist fears of "the other," summed up in one anti-refugee poster.
It's sheer political chaos in the UK after the Brexit vote
"It really is quite extraordinary," says the BBC's political correspondent.
The challenges of burying a mass murderer
Omar Mateen killed innocent people. Now his final resting place has become a source of controversy.
Boris Johnson insists Britain 'still part of Europe'
The top Brexit campaigner said there would be an "intensifying" of cooperation with Europe despite the vote to quit the EU.
Iraq takes full control of Fallujah from IS
Iraqi forces took the Islamic State group's last positions in the city of Fallujah Sunday, establishing full control over one of the jihadists' most emblematic bastions after a month-long operation.
How will Brexit change life in the UK, Europe and elsewhere?
"My only analogy would be you're having problems with your spouse, and then you wake up to divorce papers," says a reporter in Brussels.
Britain’s first ‘Brexit’: 286 A.D. It didn't last long.
This isn't the first time Britain has quit a united Europe. The Roman province of Britannia broke away from Roman control in 286 A.D. and tried to set up its own empire.
Uruguay has ‘no idea’ where this former Guantánamo detainee is
This would not be the first time officials have apparently lost track of freed inmates from the United States' notorious detention center.
With earthquake recovery back home stalled, Nepalis push for renewed protections in the US
After a massive earthquake devastated Nepal in April 2015, many Nepalis in the US at the time were allowed to stay. Now they want to continue to living there.
Another assassination in Pakistan, new determination to 'keep on keepin' on'
After a singer is killed in Karachi, a numbness follows. Says one who has survived the city's attacks by Muslim extremists: "I know I will be killed in this war."
China cuts official contact with Taiwan over new president
China said Saturday that communications with Taiwan had been suspended after the island's new government failed to acknowledge the concept that there is only "one China."
In Scotland, Trump faces Brexit, protests and a Mexican flag
Trump arrived in his ancestral homeland Scotland to find a nation either hostile or too consumed with its decision on European Union membership to care.
US Foreign Policy
US military to lift ban on transgender troops
The Pentagon is set to lift its ban on transgender troops within the coming weeks, US media reported Friday.
Thousands of Londoners demand independence after Brexit
"London is an international city, and we want to remain at the heart of Europe," the petition said.
Young Puerto Ricans bucking the flow: Heading home to rebuild their island
More than 10,000 Puerto Ricans are emigrating each month, among them doctors, engineers and other professionals. A small crop are heading in the opposite direction.
In Germany, mass deportation is a touchy subject
Mass deportation is a painful issue in Germany given its Nazi past. The last time the country rounded up masses of people was during the Holocaust.
One of Asia’s most abusive armies now deploys armed drones
Myanmar is one of the poorest nations thus far to acquire lethal drones. Thanks to China, they're more affordable and available than ever.
Partying in Lebanon means shooting guns in the air — even though it kills people
It’s illegal. It’s also deadly. But at graduations, birthdays, weddings, funerals — even when a politician speaks on TV — firing guns into the air is a favorite way to celebrate.
A children's book introduces German kids to the true story of Syrian refugees
In “Everything Will Be Alright,” Kirsten Boie writes the story of one Syrian family that fled bombings in Homs for safety near Hamburg, Germany.
Becoming a refugee: Essays by young Syrians
Five people who fled the war write about their life-changing journeys to a new home in Europe.
Brexit: How Europe fell out of love with the EU
When the ceiling fell in recently at the European Museum in the tiny Luxembourg village of Schengen, the local mayor was quick to deny that there was any wider symbolism.
Hitler’s a bestselling author in Germany again. Why?
‘Mein Kampf’ is back on bookshelves — but that doesn’t mean Germans are nostalgic for Nazi Germany.
Bhutan carried out a nationwide program to spay and neuter its stray dogs
Bhutan had a serious street dog problem that was turning off high-end tourists and spreading rabies. So the Buddhist kingdom did something no other country in the world had tried.
An Indian court will decide whether a palm is, in fact, a tree
When is a tree not a tree? When it’s a coconut palm in the Indian state of Goa, apparently.
Listen to the rattling gold medals athletes will get at Rio’s 2016 Paralympics (VIDEO)
The medals for the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro have a unique design: Shake them, and they let off tinkling sounds — with different tones for gold, silver and bronze.