The human costs of facilitating Saudi Arabia’s proxy war
One theory for why ISIS hasn’t gained traction in the world's largest Muslim-majority country
Britain’s opposition leader fended off his moderate challenger to keep control of the Labour Party.
As the Kurds prepare to help take back Mosul from ISIS, their commanders await political negotiations with Iraqi leaders they do not trust for a future they cannot predict.
Egyptian authorities have recovered more than 160 bodies and are expecting that number to go up in the coming days.
Ornithologists in the Czech Republic, a volcanic eruption in Costa Rica, protests in Charlotte, Oktoberfest in Munich, an elephant demolition crew in India, and much more.
A general confirmed that Islamic State fighters used the chemical weapon this week in an attack on American soldiers in Iraq.
The UN is a paragon of high-functioning efficiency compared to some other groupings.
The highlights from seven days of reading about the world
A local school council in Switzerland said a Muslim boy must shake his female teacher’s hand, regardless of his religious objection.
Early photographs of the architecture and culture of Peking in the 1870s
Xia Lin’s lawyer said he was being targeted for his human-rights work.
The government agreed to recount the presidential vote following international pressure and violent protests.
President Bashar al-Assad told the AP the fighting will likely “drag on,” and airstrikes in rebel-held parts of Aleppo killed dozens.
The Mexican government runs a fund to train poorly resourced American defense lawyers.
As Trump-like views gain strength in rural areas internationally, diverse urban centers push for acceptance.
The United Nations will resume deliveries of food and medicine to besieged areas after a deadly attack on aid workers.
A cartoonist draws his childhood in 1980s-era Syria.
Universities are at the center of the hopes, and the limits, of the country's transition.
A man shouted at security officers, charged the gate with a knife, and was shot in the leg.
An analysis of the astonishing scale of the alleged fraud in Russia's recent elections