Combat, riots and revolution, plus the weapons and warcraft that fuel them.
UK's Cameron bows to pressure to take more Syrian refugees
The change in policy will apply to Syrians already living in refugee camps.
How social media transformed the image of a drowned Syrian child into an iconic symbol
The world's paying attention now.
'My children slipped through my hands': Father of drowned Syrian boy
Abdullah Kurdi now wants to return to the Syrian city he and his family fled to bury his loved ones.
Desperate refugees mob a train in Budapest but don't get far
Hundreds stormed Budapest's main station early Thursday after police re-opened it following a two-day standoff — only to find that train services to western Europe were suspended.
Celebrate WWII's end by eating the ice-cream head of a Japanese war criminal
You can't say the Chinese ice cream makers aren't innovative.
White House clinches support for Iran nuclear deal
US President Barack Obama on Wednesday earned sufficient congressional backing to ensure the Iran nuclear deal does not get blocked, when a veteran Democrat became the crucial 34th senator to back the controversial accord.
Beijing’s WWII parade is so much fun they’ve banned balloons, birds, and reality TV
Oh, and you're not allowed to watch it from your window.
Violence flares in Ukraine’s capital just as it’s easing up in the east
This time Kyiv had the fierce clashes — the bloodiest violence in the capital since last year’s street revolution.
Ukraine is still at war, and its bloodiest battle isn't over
The year-long war in the east continues to grip the country despite two ceasefires and other diplomatic efforts to end the violence that's killed nearly 7,000 people.
Children among 71 migrants found dead in truck in Austria
The deaths highlighted the dangers faced by migrants at the hands of traffickers on arrival in Europe, even if they survive perilous voyages across the Mediterranean.
The migration crisis threatens the 'soul' of Europe. Here are 6 figures that explain why
Europe is struggling to cope with the influx of so many people in such a short period of time.
Turkey’s war in the east has killed 60 soldiers in a month. Their families blame the government
Government officials speak of the fallen soldiers as 'martyrs' who died defending their country. Mourning relatives say 'Let them send their own children!'
More than 40 cops have been killed in El Salvador so far this year
The Central American country looks set to become the world's most murderous outside a war zone.
'Microbes' are making life hell in Ivory Coast's biggest city
Child criminals are committing serious crimes. The interior minister says they're traumatized, but not everyone's sympathetic.
Thousands of migrants at Greek border push past police into Macedonia
Macedonian police fired stun grenades, but didn't manage to stop the rush.
North, South Korea reach agreement to ease tensions
US-NORTHKOREA-SOUTHKOREA:North, South Korea reach agreement to ease tensions
Here's what the first two female Army Rangers had to do to earn the title (VIDEO)
Hint: Exactly what the men did.
To save world heritage sites from destruction, the US should bring back Monuments Men
Commentary: The US can provide resources to prevent the destruction of antiquities threatened by groups like the Islamic State.
The Koreas fire at each other while the US holds military exercises with the South
North and South Korea have remained in a technical state of war despite their truce.
Life on the front lines: A view from James Foley’s camera
A montage of the American journalist's best reporting for GlobalPost.
Refugees or migrants? The distinction is important and often misunderstood
The movement of people leaving their countries is becoming a civil rights issue where mobility, not semantics, matters.
Looking back on the death of James Foley
On the one-year anniversary of his death, GlobalPost’s CEO reflects on the correspondent's murder by the Islamic State.
The American flag is fluttering anew in Cuba today
US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Cuba today to witness the reopening of the US embassy after more than half a century.
This German newspaper thought Russia might invade Berlin
Old habits die hard.
Islamic State claims huge truck bomb attack in Baghdad's Sadr City
A statement circulated online by IS supporters said the blast had targeted what it called a stronghold of the 'charlatan army' and Shiite militias.
Reporting on Syria is nearly impossible at this point
A year after the murder of American reporter James Foley, journalism from inside Syria is hard to find.
The Afghanistan war was supposed to be over by now
Instead 2015 could be Afghanistan's bloodiest year yet.
The devastating conflict in Syria is only getting worse
The violence continues to expand, drawing more and more nations and groups into the fight.
The US has been bombing the Islamic State for a year. What has been achieved?
Analysis: Certain figures paint a rosy picture of the anti-IS campaign. But numbers can be misleading.
IS Egypt affiliate threatens to kill Croatian hostage in 48 hours
US-EGYPT-ISLAMIC-STATE-HOSTAGE:IS Egypt affiliate threatens to kill Croatian hostage in 48 hours
Hiroshima simulation: Enter any location in the world and visualize the bomb's aftermath
Scary — but not as scary as the real thing, which happened 70 years ago on Thursday.