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
One of Africa's most active volcanoes is showing new signs of life
When the volcano last erupted in 2002, it displaced hundreds of thousands of people. Now, it's rumbling again.
China is building its first overseas military base in Djibouti — right next to a key US one
The former French colony is viewed as offering some of the most prime military real estate on the planet.
In one of the deadliest countries in the world, there's one business thriving — the coffin industry
As El Salvador faces a record wave of murders, the coffin-making business in the little town of Jucuapa is booming.
The other Islamic state: al-Qaeda is still fighting for an emirate of its own
A woman who fled war in a Syrian city speaks about life under al-Qaeda's strong Syria branch, Jabhat al-Nusra.
Puerto Rico will default today on $422 million in debt
Instead of paying its creditors, the cash-strapped island nation will fund public sector salaries, health and education budgets.
Venezuelans have set their clocks ahead by half an hour to save electricity
It's hoped the 30 extra minutes of daylight at the end of the day will reduce the use of lights and air conditioning.
Novelist Ayelet Waldman is sending writers to the West Bank to document the occupation
Israeli-born writer Ayelet Waldman tried to put Israel out of her mind for 20 years. Now she and her husband are bringing writers to the region to write about what they see.
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Food & Travel
Tourists in Thailand have no idea they’re riding killer elephants
Elephants that attack humans are simply recycled back into Thailand's tourist trade, wildlife rescuers say.
Bernie Sanders wants the US to be more like Sweden. Could it work?
Could a Scandinavian-style welfare state work in the US? And what exactly does a 'social democracy' look like in Sweden?
China’s reach over fleeing dissidents is expanding worldwide
Here's why more and more countries are willing to help China capture its critics on the lam.
It's taken the French 25 years to get upset over 2,400 spelling changes
But now they are really mad.
This is how the US-led coalition investigates itself when accused of killing civilians
The Pentagon admits to killing just 21 innocent people in Iraq and Syria since the war began. There is a critical reason that number is so low.
Food & Travel
No one wants to shop in China’s giant Pentagon-shaped mall
State media says the building's 'confusing inner structures' are to blame.