Combat, riots and revolution, plus the weapons and warcraft that fuel them.
Hundreds of children killed, injured in 'devastating' Yemen conflict: UN
At least 115 children have been killed and 172 maimed since the end of March. Most were killed in air strikes, and others by mines, gunshots and shelling.
The US doesn't really know who it's killing with its drone strikes in Pakistan
That is the implication of Thursday's news that the CIA accidentally killed 3 American and 1 Italian in separate drones strikes in Pakistan.
The road to Qala-i-Jangi: Circling back to America’s first casualty in Afghanistan
The Qala-i-Jangi Fortress was the site of a legendary battle in 2001. The battle offered hard lessons about Afghanistan's history that the US still seems to have failed to learn.
Anger at Turkey's refusal to recognize the Armenian genocide is written on Beirut's streets
Bourj Hammoud is home to many descendants of the WWI-era atrocity. They've made their opinions known.
An Afghan millennial in exile reflects on his country from the US
Qais Akbar Omar left Afghanistan in 2012, and has been unable to return. Now he writes from Massachusetts about growing up in the midst of war.
Obama admits accidentally killing 3 Americans in counterterrorism strikes in Pakistan
One American victim, killed along with an Italian, were Al Qaeda hostages. The two other Americans were alleged Al Qaeda affiliates.
France foils 'imminent' church attack by jihadist sympathizer
The suspect's DNA was also found in the car of a recent murder victim.
Saudi Arabia halts devastating airstrikes in Yemen. Then immediately launches more
Saudi Arabia appears less concerned than the rest of the world about avoiding civilian casualties, or even having a clear military strategy.
Coalition ends Yemen air war — for now
A Saudi-led coalition declared an end Tuesday to four weeks of airstrikes in Yemen, saying the threat of Iran-backed rebels there had been removed.
Go inside a unique school creating futures for Afghan girls (VIDEO)
Girls' education was outlawed under the Taliban, and the US invasion helped clear the way for female education. That's now under threat.
Boat skipper facing mass murder charge over migrant disaster
Mohammed Ali Malek will appear before an Italian judge on Friday.
Mediterranean migrant deaths soar in 2015
There have been 1,300 deaths in April alone, making it the deadliest month on record.
Your American tax dollars just sent 300 US paratroopers to train Ukrainian soldiers
The US Army personnel will be training Ukraine's troops for six-months — much to Russia’s dismay.
South Africa sends soldiers to anti-immigrant hotspots
US-SAFRICA-VIOLENCE-ARMY:South Africa sends soldiers to anti-immigrant hotspots
As America's longest war drags on, Afghanistan becomes 'Foreverstan'
The US military has now been in Afghanistan for nearly 14 years. A new Special Report explores what has been lost and gained.
The most disturbing part of this tragedy is no one really knows how many people were killed
It could be a few hundred. It could be almost a thousand. Either way, the European Union appears to be finally waking up to the problem.
Mogherini says EU has 'no more excuses' on migrants
Her comments come as rescue workers desperately search for hundreds of people in the Mediterranean after a fishing boat crashed off the coast of Libya.
A Barcelona boy with crossbow and knife is detained as school killing suspect
School violence like this is rare in Spain, and it's eerie that it happened on the anniversary of the Columbine attack.
Honduras is the most dangerous country for environmental activists: report
Across the globe, murders of environmental activists averaged more than two per week in 2014.
IS video shows purported executions of Ethiopian Christians in Libya
On a 29-minute video, a masked fighter in black brandishing a pistol makes a statement threatening Christians if they do not convert to Islam.
South Africa's Zuma seeks to reassure foreigners as violence spreads
President Jacob Zuma on Saturday pleaded with foreigners to stay in South Africa as he canceled a visit to Indonesia to deal with a wave of deadly xenophobic violence at home.
Terror arrests in Australia over planned Anzac Day attack
Two men were arrested in Melbourne on Saturday for allegedly planning an Islamic State-inspired attack.
Just how many civilians have died in the West's campaign against the Islamic State?
Concerns are growing about the potential civilian toll ahead of a planned offensive against the Islamic State in Mosul, a crowded city of 1.5 million.
Car bomb kills three outside U.S. consulate in Iraq's Kurdish capital
US-MIDEAST-CRISIS-US-CONSULATE:Car bomb kills three outside U.S. consulate in Iraq's Kurdish capital
Apparently there are more Syrian refugees than the world can handle
The UN is calling on Western countries to take in more displaced Syrians. But so far the call has not been met.
Yemen tribesmen take control of southern oil terminal, airport: local officials
US-YEMEN-CRUDE:Yemen tribesmen take control of southern oil terminal, airport: local officials
Here's another part of Ukraine that Russia is allegedly terrorizing
An alarming spate of explosions is rocking Odessa, Ukraine's southern port city. The Kremlin denies having anything to do with it.
Saudi airstrikes in Yemen are having the wrong kind of impact
Hundreds of civilians have been killed, hundreds of thousands displaced, and millions cut off from food, water and power.
As hundreds die, Red Cross says Yemeni militias are stealing ambulances
The country is also running low on food, water and fuel.
This hardcore Russian biker gang is about to invade Poland
Tensions are rising.
Ten Colombian soldiers killed in apparent FARC attack
The bloodshed threatens to undermine the two-year-old peace process between the government and rebels.