American officials have backed down on declarations against the Syrian dictator.
Until last week, The Sun, Britain's most-read newspaper, featured daily pictures of topless women. The tradition's demise is worth celebrating.
Every January, on Saint Sebastian Day, the streets of Piornal, Spain, fill with residents armed with turnips, seeking to punish the Jarramplas. The Jarramplas is a devil-like character portrayed by a man wearing a costume made from colorful strips of fabric, a frightening mask, and body armor underneath.
For French Jews, the choice between France and Israel is no choice at all.
The noose is tightening around men and women who are indispensable to facilitating independent coverage of the country.
Today, in the United States, we observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday established in 1986 to honor the slain civil rights leader, his accomplishments, and work still unfinished.
Protests over the magazine's provocative depictions of Mohammed have turned fatal in Niger.
Trademarking tragedy in the age of Twitter
This week we have images of the "no pants" subway ride in Mexico City and New York, fish collected from an abandoned department store in Bangkok, Pope Francis on a week-long Asian tour, Ukraine's festival of Malanka, snowy surfing in Northern Ireland, and much more.
Manuel Valls argues that the charge of 'Islamophobia' is often used to silence critics of Islamism.
Assessing the country's revolution, four years later
A glass-half-full take on the controversy
In Sweden, the answer is "maybe."
Two suspected jihadists killed by cops in the city of Verviers were part of a group that was allegedly planning to commit a large terror attack.
Deep in Brazil's Amazon jungle, more than a hundred miles from the nearest city, stands South America's tallest structure, the Amazon Tall Tower Observatory (ATTO). Reaching 325 meters (or 1,066 feet) into the sky above the trees, the ATTO is taller than the Chrysler Building or the Eiffel Tower.
But with a new update to its Translate app, it's getting closer.
The French parliament banded together after the Charlie Hebdo attacks, but how long can it last?
Are the Paris attacks reason enough to delay jury selection for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev?
The number of people who die from the disease could be only a fraction of the number who go hungry from it.
All nations like to begin the story with the chapter that most advantages them.