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
A Bataclan survivor asks a rocker to understand the complexities of terrorism
Trying to reason with a rock star, in spite of trauma.
Up to 700 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean this week
Up to 700 migrants are feared to have drowned in deadly shipwrecks off the coast of Libya this week, the UN's refugee agency said Sunday, citing survivor testimony.
Thousands flee IS offensive in northern Syria
Thousands of civilians have fled an Islamic State offensive against non-jihadist rebels in northern Syria into territory controlled by a US-backed Kurdish-led alliance.
The student group in Japan that's made it cool to protest
There's a negative image of protesters in Japan, but one student group is changing that.
Food & Travel
In search of okonomiyaki, the addictive Japanese pancake
Okonomiyaki hasn't caught on in the United States, but perhaps it's time.
Paris auction house turns deaf ear to Native American appeals
Native American tribal leaders are urging a Paris auction house to cancel its upcoming sale of ceremonial shields, masks, and objects taken from tribes more than a century ago.
One dead, several injured as lightning storms hit Europe
One man was killed and several people, including children, were injured Saturday as lightning strikes hit parts of Europe, including a park in Paris and a football pitch in Germany.
Asia's Meth Wars
How Asia's meth is made
This quick animation shows you how the region's most popular drug gets sourced, cooked and sold across borders.
A 1915 novel is now the blueprint for a real-life feminist utopia
Charlotte Perkins Gilman published her novella "Herland" 100 years ago. Now a group of pioneers want to make her feminist commune fantasy a reality.
Why a Tibetan couple’s wedding photos captivated the world
The series of beautiful pictures that turned half a billion heads.
Inspired by US activists, Poland moves toward Europe's most restrictive abortion law
A total ban on abortion? Despite protests, Poland is moving in that direction.
Now you can watch the Hitler comedy that has Germans laughing out loud
The movie's director says it's OK for Germans to laugh at Hitler now. They just have to laugh at the right thing.
There's a new tree of life, and humans are just a tiny twig on it
Genetic data from more than 1,000 newly sequenced microorganisms shows bacteria make up most of the genetic diversity of life on Earth.
The US is dropping bombs quicker than it can make them
The Pentagon’s stockpile of air-to-ground munitions has suffered an unexpected dip. Here's why.
Nepal has yet to spend billions of dollars pledged after the 2015 earthquakes
Nearly a year after the disaster, administrative and political wrangling have stalled the distribution of even basic aid.
Many gay Chinese prefer fake marriages to facing family at home
Online forums help gay men and women enter into ‘cooperative’ marriages — but be prepared to haggle.
7 natural wonders that humans could destroy within a generation
Unless things change, say goodbye to the Great Barrier Reef.