The iconoclastic anthropologist is taking over Afghanistan’s presidency with high hopes and big ideas.
Watching the Indian prime minister's Madison Square Garden speech to a fawning diaspora.
The government may not be kicking international aid workers out of South Sudan after all, but rising tensions between the two are getting worse -- and hurting the people who desperately need their help.
Minor infractions are sending Cambodian refugees back to a land they hardly recognize -- and once fled in terror.
Thousands of Kurdish refugees have fled the besieged Syrian city of Kobani across the border into Turkey. But the warm reception may not last long.
Anti-Semitism is on the rise in Germany. But is Angela Merkel doing anything about it?
The dynamic duo of Donald Tusk and Radoslaw Sikorski turned Poland into a European foreign-policy power player. What happens now that they're gone?
Besieged Kurds in Syria and Iraq see the United States' bombing campaign against the Islamic State as a good start -- but not enough.
The U.N.'s new mission to the war-torn Central African Republic needs more money, manpower, and training. How can it possibly succeed?
As deaths rise in Monrovia and the sick cluster in gutters outside overcrowded treatment centers, many people are turning to God for answers -- and salvation.
Two years after South Africa's Marikana miners' strike and massacre, neither Lungisile Madwantsi -- nor his country -- has healed.
Epic battles, evil Japanese, and the Sewol ferry sinking: Why this South Korean blockbuster is breaking every box office record.
Meet a man executed by the Islamic State -- who survived.
He doesn’t work for the government. He doesn’t wear a uniform. Meet the mysterious deal broker who’s freeing Ukraine’s prisoners of war.
In eastern Ukraine, residents take advantage of a tenuous cease-fire to re-roof their houses, turn on the street lights, and see how they like their first taste of peacetime autonomy.
In Scotland's far north, the Isle of Lewis -- closer to Reykjavik than to London -- ponders independence.
Turkey may be the most important U.S. coalition partner in the fight against the Islamic State. But getting it on board won't be easy.
Why the public reaction to one man's brutal murder could push Britain to become a stronger ally in the fight against the Islamic State.
Volunteers are risking life and limb to help evacuate those left behind in the wreckage of eastern Ukraine.
Guerrillas from Turkey's Kurdistan Workers' Party are on the front lines in northern Iraq. Many of the organization's leaders, including 24-year-old Avesta, are women.
As Dutch authorities release their report on the downing of MH17, the crash site remains unprotected and the locals are still in denial.
Cambodia's prime minister made a promise to tackle the country's most nagging social problem. Now his compatriots are taking him at his word.
Can a book festival mend wounds created by war and perhaps even counter religious extremism in an isolated corner of the Horn of Africa?
How do you make peace in Ukraine when none of the people with guns are listening?
With the independence referendum looming, public opinion is shocking the political establishment by shifting in favor of a break from the United Kingdom. Should Europe prepare the welcome mat for a brand-new country?
Ukraine's volunteer fighters who survived the massacre at Ilovaisk describe a harrowing escape -- with no help from the army that claimed to have their backs.
Forget Hamas. The Israeli prime minister is now facing a war within his own government.