Democracy in action. Or not. The deals and dramas that decide who runs the world.
6 Baltimore police officers charged for Freddie Gray's death
Prosecutors in Baltimore on Friday charged six officers with multiple counts including second-degree murder and manslaughter in connection with the death of a 25-year-old.
UN experts say unrest threatens Burundi's fragile democracy
Opposition leaders say Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third straight term goes against both the constitution and a peace deal that ended a civil war in 2006.
Venezuela's medicine shortage is so bad that pharmacies are fingerprinting the sick
Critics call the new system medicine rationing.
North Korea, Venezuela and Russia are having a field day with Baltimore
American exceptionalism, anyone?
Michael Bloomberg endorsed the UK's David Cameron for a wealthier world
But he gave a couple of good reasons some of the public won't be voting for Cameron's Conservatives.
The two-party system in the UK is gone
British politics used to be simple. Now the two-party system is a thing of the past and next month’s election is one of the most hotly contested in years.
EU lawmakers demand migrant burden be shared
Though leaders agreed to boost funding for search and rescue, few countries are stepping up to take in the refugees.
The campaign ads Mexico's censors don't want you to see
You thought Democrats and Republicans got nasty?
Kazakhstan's president was just re-elected with an outrageous 97.7 percent of the vote
Seems a little suspicious.
Chile's journalists union kicked out a powerful media mogul over CIA propaganda cash
Declassified US files say the CIA paid loads of money to top Chilean newspapers to 'set the stage for the military coup.'
Poland says it will deny entry to pro-Putin biker gang
Poland will not allow members of a Russian motorcycle club linked to President Vladimir Putin to cross its border and enter the European Union's territory.
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.
The British media rehearses the queen's death at least once a year
Queen Elizabeth II turned 89 on Tuesday. And the royal press wants to make sure it is ready for the inevitable.
Pope met French Vatican envoy nominee at center of gay speculation
But Laurent Stefanini still hasn't been confirmed as ambassador to the Holy See.
Obama saying 'wha gwan Jamaica' has already become the greatest dancehall sample of all time
Here's some of the best ways DJs have remixed the US president's patois.
Wary of brinkmanship, euro zone steers away from new deadlines for Greece, official says
US-EUROZONE-GREECE:Wary of brinkmanship, euro zone steers away from new deadlines for Greece, official says
Egypt has really come full circle
What's next? Hosni Mubarak for president?
These activists are risking everything to save the environment
'They follow me. They threaten to kill me, to kidnap me, they threaten my family. That is what we face.'
The success of these candidates will tell us a lot about the UK's future
Read this and sound clever down the pub.
China's president in Pakistan to unveil $46 billion investment plan
The vast majority of the money will go towards energy projects.
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.
700 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean shipwreck
The boat most likely capsized as a result of the terrified passengers stampeding to one side in their desperation to get off, according to UNHCR.
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.
Ecuador is on its way to decriminalizing drug use
Not full-on legalization, but the country's congress is considering a bill that would replace jail time with fines, and view addicts as patients not criminals.
Apparently, taxpayers don't like it when you use their money to build a robot statue
Ankara's mayor now wants to erect a dinosaur statue in its place.
This video will make you wish you could vote for gay marriage in Ireland
It could be the first country to pass gay marriage by a vote.
This hardcore Russian biker gang is about to invade Poland
Tensions are rising.
Obama tells Congress he plans to remove Cuba from terrorism list
US-CUBA-USA-OBAMA:Obama tells Congress he plans to remove Cuba from terrorism list
The next US president could be dangerously clueless about foreign policy
All of the big candidates so far have said some pretty dumb things about the world.
Iranian official says nuclear talks will resume Apr. 21
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif made the announcement during a visit to Madrid.
Here is why Boko Haram exists. And the terrible repercussions
Senior Correspondent Erin Conway-Smith traveled to Nigeria to investigate the roots and impacts of Boko Haram.