Combat, riots and revolution, plus the weapons and warcraft that fuel them.
This heartbreaking UNICEF ad reminds you how much violence children face around the world
'There's no vaccine for violence.'
The US has waged a $7.6 billion drug war in Afghanistan, and now the problem is worse than ever
In other words, it ain’t working.
Britain sends drones to fly surveillance missions over Syria
So far, the Royal Air Force has conducted around 38 combat missions against IS in Iraq.
5 reasons Turkey is dragging its feet in the fight against the Islamic State
Ankara's anti-Western rhetoric isn't new. Here's what is.
How labor unions can help beat Ebola
Commentary: Rubber tappers in Liberia are helping with prevention and detection, representing an effective new approach.
Synod leaves questions about Vatican stance on homosexuality
Church leaders moved away from an early draft of the synod's record, but some LGBT rights advocates and clergy say evolution is underway.
The US is just one of 23 countries battling the Islamic State
But it's the only Western nation that's bombing inside Syria.
This is the simple but effective Islamic State strategy to win hearts and minds
Village by village, the extremist group has manipulated Arabs, Yazidis and Christians alike with a campaign of kindness one day, terror the next.
Fiercest fighting in days hits Syrian border town
Islamic State militants attacked Kurdish fighters with mortars and car bombs.
US-led coalition jets strike Kobani, Islamic State shells hit Turkey
Islamic State militants have battled Kurdish fighters for a month to take control of Kobani.
Australia is curtailing civil liberties in response to the Islamic State
IS has spooked Australia's government to push through a series of reforms reminiscent of post-9/11 America.
Boko Haram agrees to release kidnapped girls after ceasefire
The break in violence is a relief for Nigeria and for the world, but experts don't expect the peace to last.
New center to help coordinate global response to youth unemployment crisis
More than 400 million jobs will need to be created in the next decade to keep up with the growing labor force, the International Labor Organization reports.
Think the Islamic State is bad? Check out the 'good guys'
US-backed Iraqi forces and their band of ruthless Shia militia groups have been carrying out atrocities of their own against Sunni civilians.
Where are Mexico’s top 10 drug lords now?
Mexican security forces have captured or killed most major cartel bosses. But a number of them are still at large.
Vatican document fires up gay rights debate
As Catholic bishops from around the world discuss "family issues," friendlier language toward gays and lesbians is creating fireworks.
England, Northern Ireland brace for more health worker strikes
Demonstrations continue as the government refuses to budge on protesters’ demand for 1 percent wage hike.
Airstrikes help Kurds push back IS in Kobani, but it may be too late
Kurdish fighters won a symbolic victory in the Syrian Kurdish town with the recapture of a strategic hill.
The Islamic State does not discriminate when it comes to killing journalists
The extremist militants have shot dead two Iraqi journalists in three days.
Mozambique could elect 'Rambo' as the country's next president this week
An aging rebel has captured the imagination of this booming country’s frustrated youth.
UK to Assad: After we deal with the Islamic State, you're next!
GlobalPost interviews British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond on the strategy for defeating IS and the Assad regime.
Concerned Obama's war against the Islamic State is a clusterf*ck? Here's how Britain sees it
Exclusive: British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond explains the grand strategy for Syria and Iraq.
This Nazi statue is giving Uruguay a splitting headache
Should this giant bronze eagle and swastika be smelted or put on public display?
Kurds hold off Islamic State in Kobani; fighters strike in Iraq
The top US military officer suggested that Washington may increase its role 'advising and assisting' Iraqi troops on the ground in future.
Palestinians win millions in aid pledges for Gaza rebuilding
Washington promised $212 million in new aid at the conference in Cairo, to meet what John Kerry says is an "enormous" challenge in Gaza.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon in strife-hit Libya for surprise visit
Clashes between rival militias in Libya have driven an estimated 287,000 people from their homes, according to the UN.
Kurds battle for heart of Kobani as UN fears for civilians
The pre-dawn attack came after the IS militants overran the Kurdish headquarters in the border town on Friday.
If Kobani falls, will Obama's Syria strategy collapse too?
If the Islamic State seizes full control of the city it would be able to boast that it has withstood American air power.
President Obama: America's millennials not really a 'lost generation'
With the midterm elections next month, the president pitched his plans for a generation disillusioned with his economic leadership.
This acclaimed Russian author believes he's found the embodiment of the Russian spirit — in Ukraine
Nationalist writer and activist Zakhar Prilepin shows how many of his countrymen view the conflict next door.
The international community must not consent to 'new Burmese apartheid'
Opinion: Muslims are suffering at the hands of Myanmar's government, which is now planning an awful new program.