Combat, riots and revolution, plus the weapons and warcraft that fuel them.
Iraqi forces gear up to take back Ramadi
First Ramadi, then Fallujah. The two cities now under Islamic State control are only a few dozen miles outside of Baghdad.
Turkey blames IS for suicide attack that killed 32 in Suruc
This is the first time the government has directly blamed the Islamic State for a strike inside Turkey.
Don Winslow's crime fiction about Mexico's drug violence is as painful as the true story
Do novels about the drug war glorify violence? The best-selling author of 'The Cartel' says he wrestles with the question constantly.
Afghanistan's model city is also its kidnapping capital
The kidnappers in Herat are not usually members of the Taliban or any other armed opposition group. Their motives are not ideological.
The Islamic State is taking its fight to Turkey
Turkey says it will ramp up security after a suicide bomber strikes a Turkish town near the border.
David Cameron says Iraq War has almost nothing to do with why people join the Islamic State
Analysis: It's no surprise that Western government officials would want to downplay the impact of the 2003 invasion of Iraq. But the UK prime minister went further than that.
Suicide bomber kills 31 in Turkey attack blamed on IS
A suspected Islamic State suicide bomber killed at least 31 people Monday in an attack on a Turkish cultural centre where activists had gathered to prepare for an aid mission in the nearby Syrian town of Kobane.
Kenya massacre mall reopens in capital
Kenya's Westgate shopping mall reopened for business on Saturday, almost two years after Somali Islamists stormed in and massacred 67 shoppers and staff in four days of carnage.
Saudi Arabia arrests 431 IS suspects
The announcement came after a car bomb exploded at a checkpoint near the kingdom's highest security prison on Thursday, killing the driver and wounding two security officials.
IS executes journalist in Iraq's Mosul
Jala al-Abadi was taken from his home with his phone and laptop on June 4 and executed on Wednesday by firing squad after being sentenced by an IS court.
New footage of MH17 crash site 'sickens' viewers a year on
The timing of the video's release is just uncanny.
The Iran deal is starting to really sink in around the world
From Israel to Russia and beyond, the US deal with Iran could change everything.
Let's learn something from what happened in Northern Ireland
This story is hopeful. It is also instructive.
Hear what UK police are airing on the radio to stop girls from fleeing to Syria
'You can talk to your daughter about her feelings ... see changes in her behavior or signs that she may be about to travel to a conflict that millions are desperate to escape.'
Iran and the United States try something new for once
A deal to curb Iran's nuclear weapons capabilities could have far-reaching implications.
Even terrorists get older. Then what happens? (VIDEO)
Northern Ireland's retired militants grapple with a brutal past.
A right-wing paramilitary group is running wild and causing new problems for Ukraine (VIDEO)
And the government isn't quite sure what to do.
Angry crowd commemorates Srebenica anniversary by throwing stones at the Serbian PM
Serbia's Tanjug state-run news agency said Serbian premier Aleksandar Vucic was hit on the head by a stone and had his glasses broken.
Meet the giant hero rats training to sniff up Cambodia's landmines
They are rats. And they are heroes.
The number of Syrian refugees now tops 4 million, UN says
Officials say this is the biggest refugee population from a single conflict in a generation.
Israeli women launch fast for peace on Gaza war anniversary
Nearly 300 are expected to take part in the protest taking place outside of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's official Jerusalem residence.
Deadly car bombs hit Yemen, day after almost 200 killed
US-YEMEN-SECURITY:Deadly car bombs hit Yemen, day after almost 200 killed
Trailer for 'When Terror Gets Old,' GlobalPost's new mini-doc
At a time when it feels like Britain and the US are waging an endless war on terror, Northern Ireland is a reminder that all wars eventually end and even terrorists get old.
The Pentagon is bragging about destroying war machines the Islamic State probably got from the US
The US military wants you to know that it has blown up lots of things in Iraq and Syria. It doesn't mention how the Islamic State got all these things.
Tunisia declares state of emergency after beach attack
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi on Saturday declared a state of emergency following last week's jihadist beach massacre in which 38 foreign tourists were killed.
Italy: Ground zero in Europe’s humanitarian crisis
137,000 people fleeing wars and poverty arrived at southern European ports during the first half of this year.
The growing Russia threat is bringing a new Cold War to Nordic countries
After years of reducing their defense budgets, countries in Europe's north are reversing course.
Death toll from Islamic State's attack on Kobani rises to 223
The attack ranks as one of the worst massacres carried out by the group.
Horror on the sand in Tunisian hotel massacre
'When he saw a Tunisian he shouted out 'Get out of the way' and shot at foreigners,' said Wadia, a waiter.
Tunisia beach resort massacre death toll rises to 37
The attack happened the same day that a suicide bomber killed 25 people at a Shiite mosque in Kuwait and a suspected Islamist beheaded a person in a factory in France.
Dozens of tourists have been gunned down on a beach in Tunisia
Terrorists have stormed two hotels in Tunisia. Terror attacks have also struck Kuwait and France.