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.
'Welcome to Hell,' protesting Rio police tell tourists
Brazilian police protesting unpaid salaries and officers' deaths shocked travelers arriving at Rio de Janeiro's main airport Monday with banners reading "Welcome to Hell" a month before the Olympics.
The surprisingly intricate history of the Trudeau family appearing in comic books
The concept of Trudeau-as-superhero goes back decades.
Theresa May is the Thatcher 2.0 that some think the UK needs
With Boris Johnson out, UK Conservatives are rallying around Theresa May as a potential prime minister. But the no-nonsense home secretary won't be the first choice for immigrants.
In Romania, poignant memories of Holocaust survivor Wiesel
Among the many tributes paid to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel, who has died aged 87, those in Romania are particularly heartfelt.
Here's a little history behind your Fourth of July sausages
Throughout history, encased meat has been a human staple.
The ozone layer is bouncing back
Scientists say Earth's protective ozone layer is finally starting to recover from the assault by human-made chemicals in the 20th century.
What we know so far about the Bangladesh hostage siege
Twenty foreigners have been killed in an attack on a Western-style cafe in the capital Dhaka, with many hacked to death during the country's worst hostage crisis in recent memory.
Nobel laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel dies
The renowned writer and Nobel peace laureate worked to keep alive the memory of Jews slaughtered during World War II.
Istanbul airport attack toll rises to 45
The death of a Jordanian child brought the toll from this week's Istanbul airport attack to 45, media reported Saturday, as a scare sparked fresh jitters in Turkey's biggest city.
I'm British and Spanish. I feel kicked out of myself.
Commentary: It was always comforting to think that I could escape to the UK if Spain became particularly unbearable. Now it turns out that the UK has escaped from me.
Austrian far-right gets election defeat annulled
The Constitutional Court ruled procedural irregularities were sufficiently widespread for the May 22 to be held again.
Nepali guards risk their lives protecting Western embassies in Kabul. Now they're targets.
Recent Taliban attacks in Kabul are prompting an exodus of Nepali security officers assigned to guard British and Canadian embassies.
Three Kenyan police held over rights lawyer's murder
Three Kenyan police officers will be charged with the murder of three men, including a lawyer who criticised police abuse, the national police chief said Friday.
For people who regret their Brexit vote, here is a playlist of songs people seriously regret making
From the voting booth or the recording booth, everyone makes mistakes.
Egypt deports TV host as Sisi's crackdown on dissent continues
British-Lebanese TV presenter Liliane Daoud was arrested and deported out of Egypt this week. She says her case is the latest in a long series of crackdowns on vocal journalists.
These three charts will help you understand Turkey's terrorist attacks
Terrorist attacks in Turkey have become more frequent and brutal. But the attack at Istanbul airport on Tuesday is only the most recent.
There's a Tibetan dialect called 'Mustang,' and it's staying alive in the US
More than 130 different languages are spoken in America's most diverse neighborhood.
Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson says he won't run for PM
In a shock announcement, the former London mayor said he wouldn't join the race to succeed Prime Minister David Cameron.
Palestinian kills US-Israeli girl in West Bank home
A Palestinian attacker fatally stabbed a US-Israeli teenager in her home at a Jewish settlement in the West Bank before being shot dead by security guards on Thursday.
Nigel and Boris: The blokes who made Brexit happen
Two men who arguably had the biggest impact in pulling off Brexit are Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage. So, who are they?
Turkey's tourism is only going downhill from here
Tourist numbers were already sinking faster than they had since violence in the 1990s. Now, with the Ataturk Airport attack and other terror strikes, they're going to get worse.
Witnesses recount panic, horror of Istanbul airport carnage
"He's shooting up, two times, and he's beginning to shoot people like that, like he was walking like a prophet."
13 detained over Istanbul airport attack
Turkey on Thursday detained 13 suspected Islamic State jihadists over the deadly Istanbul airport attack, as chilling details emerged of how suicide bombers launched their assault.
In the Philippines, populist rage is directed at addicts, not immigrants
The same kind of rhetoric that fueled Trump's rise and Brexit has powered Rodrigo Duterte's ascent to the presidency in the Philippines.
Mongolian voters head to the polls amid economic uncertainty
The opposing campaigns have been heavy on bromides about economic development but light on concrete proposals for tackling voter concerns.
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.