Combat, riots and revolution, plus the weapons and warcraft that fuel them.
Passenger says Muslims protected Christians during Al Shabaab attack on Kenyan bus
Somali militants attacked a Kenyan bus on Monday, killing two people, but a passenger said he and fellow Muslims defied demands from the attackers to identify Christians travelers.
Yemen is now the world’s worst humanitarian crisis
Some 21 million Yemenis currently require humanitarian assistance, more than anywhere else in the world.
Behold: How the US blew $17 billion in Afghanistan
It did take some effort.
Lifeguards from Spain's party beaches are the quiet heroes of Lesbos
'I couldn’t understand why the children were dying so close to the beach and no one was saving them.'
Beijing slams 'provocative' US South China Sea flypast
Two US B-52 bombers flew close to islands in the flashpoint South China Sea this month in a 'serious military provocation,' Beijing said Saturday.
The world's refugee crisis is pretty much worse than ever
The UN says the number of those displaced will exceed 60 million for the first time in history.
Abuse of Afghan prisoners by SEAL Team soldiers outlined in new report
A Navy investigation details witness accounts of the abuse. The accused SEALs, however, were all cleared.
No evidence California attackers were part of terrorist cell: FBI head
The FBI also said it's found evidence that the suspects were radicalized in private messages, but not in public social media posts, as some have reported.
World powers make an attempt at diplomacy in Yemen and Syria
A ceasefire in Yemen and talks on Syria are both supposed to happen this week.
Finally naming Syria's dead: These are the victims of the Assad regime
They were detained by the Syrian government, and never seen again.
Canada's approach to the refugee crisis is so far very different from the American one
Canadians turn up at airport to welcome Syrian refugees.
US to approve huge arms sale to Saudi Arabia
It will include 13,000 bombs, most of which will probably be dropped on Yemen.
Kurdish-Arab coalition fighting Islamic State in Syria creates political wing
A Kurdish-Arab coalition fighting the Islamic State in northern Syria has announced the creation of a political wing, as momentum builds for a diplomatic solution to the war.
Germany sent its first troops and Tornado jets into battle against the Islamic State
The first batch of German troops and aircraft took off Thursday for Turkey as part of a deployment in the battle against the Islamic State group in Syria.
According to the draft climate deal, we've still got options
Like this one: We could phase out fossil fuels sooner and have less global warming, or wait longer to do that and heat things up a little more.
Turkey's prime minister accuses Russia of 'ethnic cleansing' in Syria
Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu says Moscow is trying to drive out local Turkmen and Sunni Muslim populations to protect its military interests in the northern Syria.
The scene in Beijing right now is apocalyptic
There are way too many poisonous particles in the air. But hey, that's what the Paris talks are for, right?
Oval Office the latest setting for Obama's mixed messages on terrorism
US President Barack Obama spoke to his people last night.
IS doesn't need to order an attack to inspire it
Europeans aren't the only ones worried about how heightened military efforts against IS in the Middle East will impact terrorist activities at home.
Europeans worry stepping up Islamic State fight means more terror attacks
More European military action in Syria will invite more attacks on Europe. At least that’s what many citizens think.
New gun laws after mass shootings have worked in Australia, the UK and Finland
There are things the US can do to limit gun violence.
Pentagon spent $150 million housing 'handful' of employees in private villas in Afghanistan
The US has spent nearly $1 trillion in Afghanistan since 2001. Some of that went toward flat-screen TVs and 24-hour access to 'light snacks' for 5 to 10 workers.
Another day, another country enters the war in Syria
Germany votes to joint the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.
'Humanitarian superpower' Sweden struggles to house refugees as harsh Nordic winter looms
Sweden has taken in a greater proportion of asylum seekers than any other European country, and it's starting to get overwhelmed.
American guns fuel violence at home and abroad
It's not just in the United States where American weaponry is a problem.
IS tightens Libya grip as world focuses on Iraq, Syria
The Islamic State group has strengthened its grip in its Libyan stronghold Sirte as new recruits and foreign fighters join its ranks while world attention focuses on Iraq and Syria.
The UK debates bombing Syria
Because not enough militaries are bombing Syria right now.
Volunteering on Lesbos is both 'really bad' and 'really good'
Greeks have been taking care of refugees arriving on their shores for years. Now it takes foreign volunteers to help them manage the flow of people.
Turkey will not apologize for downing Russian fighter jet
But Moscow should still reconsider retaliatory sanctions, Turkish premier Ahmet Davutoglu said Monday.
2 Israelis convicted of 2014 burning alive of Palestinian teen
The court held off convicting a 31-year-old viewed as the ringleader of the crime that shattered a community.
With US help, Saudi Arabia is obliterating Yemen
The Saudi-led coalition may be guilty of war crimes in Yemen. And that means the US might be complicit as well.