Combat, riots and revolution, plus the weapons and warcraft that fuel them.
Foreign journalists can finally report from one of Asia's oldest conflicts
Will it matter?
Pentagon decides not to punish Navy nurse who refused to force-feed Guantanamo prisoners
Maybe Pentagon officials calculated that one scandalous Guantanamo story was enough for the month of May.
What happens next in Burundi could transform the whole region
Burundi's president faces a coup after trying for unconstitutional third term. Leaders in neighboring countries, also up against term limits, are watching closely.
43 Shiites killed as gunmen attack bus in Karachi
Jundullah militants, a group associated with the Pakistani Taliban, claimed responsibility for the massacre.
Humanitarian ceasefire begins in Yemen after weeks of heavy bombing
A ceasefire after weeks of Saudi-led coalition strikes began on Tuesday night, but the coalition warned Iran-backed rebels it would strike back at any violation.
Nemtsov report claims hundreds of Russian soldiers killed in Ukraine
Despite Moscow's denials, the report says Russia sent troops to aid the separatists in advance of key negotiations.
This spinning globe tells you the chances of getting murdered in each country
And, yes, the US is the most dangerous Western democracy.
Raids, arrests in Colombia target illegal mines
The mines reportedly financed the FARC guerrilla group.
Jeb Bush says he would have authorized 2003 US invasion of Iraq
Presumed Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush says he would have authorized the 2003 US invasion of Iraq, though he acknowledged mistakes made after Saddam Hussein's fall.
Special Report: Russian soldiers quit over Ukraine
Their accounts call into question the Kremlin's assertions it isn't meddling in the Ukrainian crisis.
Watch how Paris celebrated V-E day in 1945
Can you imagine being this happy?
Kurds fighting IS are pushing the US to arm them directly
The leader of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region insisted Friday that the United States should bypass Iraq's federal government when sending arms.
Iranians protest against Saudi-led air war in Yemen
The demonstration came as Iran denied it was backing Shiite Houthi rebels.
German police have foiled a major terror plot. So why haven't you heard about it?
Four people have been arrested for planning to bomb public spaces and kill innocent people.
Starved survivors tell stories of hell as Boko Haram hostages
At least 10 to 15 rescued women are in the early to mid-stages of pregnancy.
Burundians are standing up to their president. And it's making Rwanda nervous
Rwanda has a crisis on its doorstep, and its president is taking notes.
Yemen desperately needs health workers. Unfortunately, many of them are fleeing
Many of the nurses and other medical workers in Yemen come from other countries. Quite a few have fled back home to avoid the violence.
Burundi protests as court clears president's third term bid
The judges reportedly had received death threats before the ruling.
It's hard to determine the good guy in the Syrian conflict
Both government forces and the rebels are guilty of terrible crimes. A new Amnesty International report is damning.
Two extremist groups apparently clash in Texas
The American Freedom Defense Initiative, an anti-Muslim group, held a competition to draw caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad in Texas. And gunmen responded.
Burundi police open fire on protestors as truce ends
At least 10 have been killed and almost 600 arrested since protests began April 26.
U.S. probing Islamic State claims it was behind Texas cartoon attack
US-USA-SHOOTING-TEXAS:U.S. probing Islamic State claims it was behind Texas cartoon attack
Saudi-led coalition may have used cluster bombs in Yemen, rights group says
Most of the world has banned cluster bombs. But not Saudi Arabia. And not the United States.
The World Food Program halts food distribution in Yemen due to fuel shortage
The agency needs more than 200,000 liters of fuel to continue distributing food supplies already in its warehouses.
'No mercy' if French troops guilty of child sex abuse: Hollande
France's defense ministry says it's not trying to cover up the investigation.
Yemen's capital is becoming a ghost town as bombs drive people underground
Kids are eating out of trash cans in Sanaa. Families are hiding in the sewers in Marib.
Dutch officials end search of Ukraine MH17 crash site
The recovery team did 'everything humanly possible" to search for the victims' remains, officials said.
Boko Haram hostages were held in 'severe and inhuman conditions': military
Nearly 500 women and girls were released this week.
Nigeria has rescued 300 women from Boko Haram. But no one is sure how many are still missing
The Nigeria military claimed to have rescued 300 girls after heavy fighting this week.
Gulf ministers meet as Yemen conflict rages
Their leaders have pledged to 'work with the international community to achieve legitimacy and unity' in Yemen.
These are the real victims of Boko Haram
“I don’t know how I’m not crazy.”