The radical, unlikely, democratic experiment in northern Syria
In Iraq, elite American fighters—not just local forces—are hunting some of the most feared terrorists in the world.
For much of the past year, Associated Press photographers have been gathering images of the people and places at the heart of multiple issues dividing Americans this election year.
“As a rule Hitler comparisons are not about fairness. They have a political purpose.”
Rodrigo Duterte flew to China and signed billions in deals, said he would separate ties with the U.S., then took it all back.
Through many decades the consciousness, the cultural and immigration-pattern links, the economic relations, and most other international connections from people…
Washington's zeal for humanitarian action ebbs and flows. And many are dying as a result.
“Germany does not face Afghans in the same way they face Syrians or Iraqis. The authorities give us the feeling that we are not welcomed here.”
A new album of Scandinavian protest songs, and the political environment that inspired it
Can satellite images of our planet's varied terrain make humanity's impact apparent?
Diwali lights in England, a pair of scary clown masks in Nicaragua, a rat stuck in a New York garbage can, a bioluminescent jellyfish in the Marianas Trench, a little Hitler, and much more.
Hillary and Bill, Melania and Donald—in marriage and politics, sometimes it’s complicated.
How the national mythos and U.S. labor laws influence geographic mobility.
What could possibly make a young Chinese person go all-in for the Republican nominee?
The highlights from seven days of reading about the world
Thais find ways to grieve the only monarch most have ever known, from black pants to body art.
As the group sheds territory, its propaganda wing has been forced to come up with a new storyline.
Thousands of Iraqi and Kurdish troops, supported by the United States, France, and Britain, are now in the early stages of a massive operation to retake the Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, from ISIS militants.
Control of territory is at the core of ISIS ideology. But the group can outlast its recent losses.
One last overview of autumn
Militants were largely driven from the city during the Iraq War, but they came back. Here's why this time is different.