Combat, riots and revolution, plus the weapons and warcraft that fuel them.
EU risks 'tectonic changes' as migrant flow swells to over 700,000
Europe's worst migration crisis since World War II risks triggering "tectonic changes", a top EU official warned Tuesday, as figures showed more than 700,000 newcomers have reached the continent's Mediterranean shores this year.
US warship enters waters claimed by China
A whole lot of military posturing is going on these days in the South China Sea.
The Iran accord is going to change everything
Stephen Kinzer, one of the world’s leading experts on Iran, tells us why the Iran deal is going to make the world a better place.
Here is what's happening in Benghazi these days
Libya is deeply divided and still at war.
Three years after the US consulate attack, Benghazi is still at war
Instead of Hillary, pay attention to Libya for a minute.
Russian volunteer fighters may be headed for Syria, too
That would raise a bunch of questions about the supposed US-Russia proxy war that's unfolding.
Assad and Putin met up in Moscow yesterday
Oh to be a fly on that wall.
27 years later, prosecutors identify two new Lockerbie bombing suspects
Two Libyans are suspected in the 1988 terrorist bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 in which 270 people were killed.
America’s longest war just got a little longer ... again
President Obama announced today that the US will delay its withdrawal from Afghanistan.
It is dangerously tense in Jerusalem right now
Yet the democratic American presidential hopefuls had nothing to say about it, or really any other foreign policy issue.
Investigation says Russian missile almost definitely downed MH17
The Dutch investigators stopped short of assigning blame, they'll let Dutch prosecutors do that instead.
Turkey’s deadliest terror attack divides the country more than ever
The weekend's bombings are threatening to plunge Turkey, a key NATO member, into deeper instability.
A warning to the leaders of the rich world
Wealthier countries are not doing nearly enough to share the burden of taking in refugees, Amnesty International says.
Turkey mourns 95 dead in twin Ankara blasts
Suspected suicide bombers carried out the country's deadliest attack in recent history at a peace rally of leftist and pro-Kurdish activists.
Unrest worsens as death toll rises, attack hits Jerusalem
A week of spiraling violence between Israelis and Palestinians saw more clashes and demonstrations Saturday and two more stabbings in Jerusalem.
Tunisians awarded the Nobel Peace Prize
The North African country that launched the Arab Spring continues to be an example for the whole world.
US abandons Syria rebel training effort; will focus on weapons supply
A Friday announcement marked the effective end to a short-lived $580 million program to train and equip units of fighters at sites outside of Syria.
Israeli forces shoot dead five Palestinians as violence rages on
Eleven days of bloodshed in which four Israelis and 21 Palestinians have been killed have raised concerns that a new Palestinian uprising may be brewing.
Senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards general killed in Syria: IRGC
Tehran denies having any military forces in Syria, but says it has offered 'military advice' to Assad's forces in their fight against 'terrorist groups.'
US says Russia launched cruise missile strikes in Syria without giving advance notice
"We've seen increasingly unprofessional behavior from Russian forces," US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Thursday.
A call and an apology for the bombing of a hospital is apparently not enough these days
The Doctors Without Borders president was unimpressed with a phone call from the US president.
Disguised as stone-throwers, Israeli special forces open fire on Palestinians
In a matter of seconds, the men wearing scarves over their faces and throwing stones along with a group of Palestinians pulled out their pistols, opened fire and blew their cover.
Before-and-after video shows what US airstrikes did to the MSF-run hospital in Afghanistan
Over the last four years, tens of thousands received free care at the hospital operated by Doctors Without Borders. Then US forces bombed it, killing 22 people.
Doctors Without Borders calls for international inquiry into US bombing of Afghan hospital
Even war has rules, the aid organization said.
Syrian rebels call for regional alliance against Russia and Iran
More than 40 Syrian insurgent groups including the powerful Islamist faction Ahrar al-Sham have called on regional states to forge an alliance against Russia and Iran in Syria.
The US plans to arm more people and drop more bombs on Syria
A plan is in motion to take the Islamic State's de facto capital.
Obama pledges probe into fatal airstrike on Afghan hospital
President Barack Obama has promised a full investigation into an apparent US air strike on an Afghan hospital that killed 19 people.
The war in eastern Ukraine may finally be ending
But not so fast — now come the negotiations.
How a 5-minute phone call put the 9/11 trial on hold for more than a year
Ramzi bin al Shibh, who military prosecutors say relayed money and messages to the 9/11 hijackers, asked his lawyers to send a message to his nephew in Yemen. The rest is history.
Where would Afghanistan be today if the US and Russia had just left it alone?
The two superpowers might be able to draw some lessons from the past.
This is what the Russians are saying about Moscow’s airstrikes in Syria
The Kremlin is waging a 'holy battle.'