Democracy in action. Or not. The deals and dramas that decide who runs the world.
Putin admits to ordering Crimea annexation before referendum
State-owned channel Russia TV released the trailer of a documentary in which Russian President Vladimir Putin discloses the details of the Crimea annexation.
Two charged with Nemtsov killing include Chechen officer: report
Zaur Dadayev, who served in Chechnya's interior ministry, confessed when questioned by investigators.
East Ukraine rebels say heavy weapons pullback complete
An Ukrainian army spokesman assured reporters that the government was also upholding its end of the bargain
Five killed in Mali nightclub attack
The attack in Bamako was the first suspected attack targeting Westerners in a city braced for jihadist violence since 2012.
US, France 'on same page' over Iran, want stronger deal: Kerry
The US and France sought on Saturday to play down any disagreements over nuclear talks with Iran.
Egypt carries out first hanging over pro-Morsi violence
Hundreds of Morsi supporters have been sentenced to death after speedy mass trials.
Here are 5 women leaders fighting Europe’s toughest political battles
Surprise! None of them are Angela Merkel.
The child sex abuse scandals engulfing Britain
Years after revelations of an entertainer’s crimes, the UK grapples with an ugly, sprawling legacy of abuse and lies.
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is out of jail, says he'll fight on
The opposition has scheduled a protest rally in Moscow for April 19, said Mikhail Kasyanov, a former prime minister.
TV debates might be too American for UK elections
Or at least some Brits say so, after Prime Minister David Cameron refused to go head-to-head with his top contender, Ed Miliband.
Conan O'Brien's visit to Cuba is about way more than comedy
This is what cultural diplomacy looks like.
Meet NATO’s man in Moscow
Robert Pszczel: ‘Sometimes I take a little pill before going on to stabilize my blood pressure.’
Thousands of Russians mourn slain opposition leader Nemtsov at funeral (PHOTOS)
'We never thought this could happen, but it did,' Gennady Gudkov, a prominent Kremlin opponent, said.
The Chinese government is obliterating this hugely popular comedian
His crime? Belonging to the wrong political clique.
What Boris Nemtsov’s death means for Russia’s opposition movement
Analysis from writers and experts who give the view from Moscow.
Benjamin Netanyahu speaks to Congress: The drinking game
Bibi just had his rock star moment in Congress. Let's tally the score.
Rwandan genocide survivor finds solace in remembering
The Genocide Survivors Support Network (GSSN) aims to help survivors in the United States move on with life without losing sight of the past.
Brace yourself, Netanyahu has arrived in the US
The Israeli prime minister plans to give a speech on Iran in front of Congress. And there are a lot of people unhappy about that.
5 signs that Cuba is already very open to Americans
The talks between Havana and Washington may be slow going, but Cuba is clearly emerging from its 1950s time capsule.
Moscow marchers say: 'I am not afraid'
Thousands of Russians are marching in Moscow in memory of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, shot dead last week.
Why the Kremlin has jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko
Analysis: Savchenko is as much a symbol for Russian officials as she is for Ukraine.
Russian opposition mourns murdered leader Boris Nemtsov
A former deputy prime minister, Nemtsov was the most prominent opposition figure killed in Russian President Vladimir Putin's 15-year rule.
Charges against Argentina’s president are dismissed. Here's why
Analysis: It's no surprise Judge Daniel Rafecas ruled to drop accusations that the government was blocking the Jewish center bombing investigation.
Argentine judge throws out cover-up charge against President Fernandez
'The evidence gathered far from meets the minimal standard,' said a statement from the judiciary branch's CIJ information service.
Here's why the UK is sending troops to Ukraine after the ceasefire
A scathing report from the House of Lords accused Britain and other EU members of 'sleep-walking into the current crisis.'
Webcast to examine link between maternal and child health
The Forum at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, in collaboration with The GroundTruth Project, held a panel discussion on breaking down silos in maternal and child health.
Al Shabaab threatens to attack Mall of America
The Al-Qaeda-linked group also threatened Canada's West Edmonton Mall, London's famous Oxford Street shopping hub and two malls in France.
Hear from Egypt’s young revolutionaries behind bars
In their own words.
Kyiv points finger at Russia after two killed in blast
Kyiv said it had arrested suspects who had been armed and instructed in Russia.
Come home, families beg Syria-bound UK schoolgirls
The three girls flew to Istanbul on a Turkish Airlines flight from London's Gatwick airport.
Ukraine army, pro-Russian rebels swap prisoners under tattered truce
The swap was in rare compliance with a truce so badly breached that the US warned it could escalate sanctions on Russia within days.