GlobalPost series Myanmar Emerges wins World Media Summit journalism award
GlobalPost CEO and Founder Philip S. Balboni: ‘We are deeply honored.’
The Chinese president’s favorite blogger hates America
And he actually has no idea what’s going on in the United States.
The US and UK finally left Helmand, Afghanistan. Here are 4 reasons why it's nothing to celebrate
The US and UK forces' withdrawal from the southern Afghan province marks a major step in winding down the war. But look at what they're leaving behind.
The US has waged a $7.6 billion drug war in Afghanistan, and now the problem is worse than ever
In other words, it ain’t working.
Poor Obama. Venezuela just joined the UN Security Council
And Hugo Chavez's inexperienced daughter will be representing Caracas there.
Airstrikes help Kurds push back IS in Kobani, but it may be too late
Kurdish fighters won a symbolic victory in the Syrian Kurdish town with the recapture of a strategic hill.
UK to Assad: After we deal with the Islamic State, you're next!
GlobalPost interviews British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond on the strategy for defeating IS and the Assad regime.
Concerned Obama's war against the Islamic State is a clusterf*ck? Here's how Britain sees it
Exclusive: British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond explains the grand strategy for Syria and Iraq.
First US Ebola infection sparks fears about safety protocols
A Texas health care worker has become the first person to contract Ebola on American soil.
Stock prices of American hazmat suit makers are soaring right now
Shrewd investors stand to make a lot of money from the Ebola crisis.
The Irish village that’s built a cottage industry as Obama’s ancestral home
Three years after his vaunted visit here, the tiny hamlet even boasts a presidential gas station.
President Obama: America's millennials not really a 'lost generation'
With the midterm elections next month, the president pitched his plans for a generation disillusioned with his economic leadership.
How a weird law gives one group American nationality but not citizenship
Members of the small American Samoan community are in a legal fight for new recognition.
The US is jailing immigrant women and children under appalling conditions
Most asylum seekers are law-abiding but are detained in spite of international law.
Parents of American held by Islamic State appeal for his release
Peter Kassig, 26, was threatened in a video issued Friday by Islamic State militants.
US says it may deploy nearly 4,000 troops for Ebola response
The World Health Organization said in its latest situation update there was still a 'significant shortfall' in capacity in west Africa.
Ecuador is freeing thousands of convicted drug mules
President Rafael Correa has said his country's harsh old drug laws were 'imposed by the gringos.' Now officials see small time smugglers as victims of cartels rather than as hardened criminals.
Captured Mexican drug lord Hector Beltran Leyva was hunted by US agents
The State Department put a $5 million reward for the capture of the kingpin known as 'The H,' accused of running huge cocaine traffic to the US. His cartel was also a suspect in an attack on CIA agents.
USAID is leaving Ecuador
President Rafael Correa is the latest Latin American leader who's grown irritated with America's aid agency.
Modi gets a rockstar welcome at Madison Square Garden
Some 18,500 people of Indian origin packed into New York's Madison Square Garden to hear India's prime minister speak.
War: So funny it hurts
American TV comedians are finding the lighter side of chaos, destruction and death.
5 questions we should be asking about this Syria operation
But maybe we don’t want to hear the answers.
Cambodia: Somaly Mam’s ex-husband speaks out
GlobalPost exclusive: The disgraced anti-trafficking advocate’s former partner blames the media for her fabrications and deceits.
Obama urged Egypt's leader to release jailed Al-Jazeera journalists
Australian Peter Greste, Egyptian-Canadian Mohamed Fadel Fahmy and Egyptian producer Baher Mohamed were convicted in June of aiding the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood and spreading false news that portrayed Egypt as being in a 'civil war.'
7 possible successors to Eric Holder as attorney general
Who will succeed the man who's held the job as America's top law enforcement official for six years?
Brazil and Ecuador come out against airstrikes in Syria
The South American governments are calling the air campaign against Islamist militants a violation of Syria's sovereignty — even if Assad seems to be welcoming the help.
What the fall of Raqqa might mean for those threatened by IS rule
Could the US bombing in Syria be the start of the Islamic State's demise?
As bombs fall in Syria, Britain inches toward war
Cameron gathers support for strikes against the Islamic State.
The United States and Arab allies have begun bombing Islamic State positions in Syria
The strikes reportedly hit Raqqa, the city in northern Syria that has become the militants' stronghold, and other targets.
Afghans are riding a secret Kabul-Canada express
Three Afghan soldiers vanished from Cape Cod and turned up at the Canadian border at Niagara Falls. Afghanistan's future is still AWOL.
Why is Ukraine having such a hard time getting its message across?
Commentary: Disbelief about Western reluctance to aid Ukraine’s military is turning into anger.