As Mahmoud Abbas rails against the Temple Mount closing, a volatile and divided city is poised to explode.
In Saudi Arabia, a new generation is pushing back against the government’s embrace of fundamentalism. But is the kingdom ready for nonbelievers?
The region is under constant shelling. Its borders change daily. It's not even clear what powers this new government will have. But darn it, the Donetsk People’s Republic is holding an election on Sunday.
A successful parliamentary election opens a window of hope for an embattled country.
While wildlife activists focus on rhinos and elephants, Asia’s bears are succumbing to a poaching problem of their own.
The Iraqi Army claims that Baghdad is secure. But in Abu Ghraib, just 40 minutes away, the Islamic State’s presence can be felt everywhere.
The refugees who once captured the world's attention now sit outside the spotlight, wondering how they will survive the winter.
Thirteen years after Wisconsin’s 829th Engineer Co. deployed to build Afghanistan’s war infrastructure, they’re back to tear it apart and take it home.
How long can Iraq’s besieged forces hold out against the Islamic State?
Whoever wins the Brazilian presidential runoff on Oct. 26 better be ready to kiss the ring of the PMDB.
Syria's moderate rebels are brawling among themselves in the streets of Turkey. And these are the people the White House wants to arm?
In fact, Ankara is offering them desperately needed medical and humanitarian help -- all as part of its effort to win public support in case the peace process with its own Kurdish insurgents falls apart.
Kosovars are traveling to the Middle East to fight the same U.S.-led forces that once helped secure their country’s freedom.
France’s enfant terrible ex-president is back and basking in the limelight.
A would-be white nationalist conference in Hungary ends with confusion, chicken paprikash, and not much else.
Two governments are competing to rule Libya -- but it may be the militias that wield the real power.
Ankara can't seem to make up its mind about who's the bigger enemy: the Islamic State or the Kurds.
The improbable tale of how the Houthis seized control of Yemen's revolution.
Finland's pristine environment has been ruined, activists say, by an out-of-control energy giant -- turning once pristine lakes into brown pools teeming with "monkey disease."
Stirring, profane, always authentic: Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests have developed a rich musical culture.
Oleh Lyashko gets into fist fights, kidnaps rebels, and supplies militias (or so he claims). Meet the radical populist who could play kingmaker in post-Maidan Ukraine.
Health workers aren’t the only ones fighting Ebola -- so are radio journalists, hip-hop singers, and imams.
As Britain grapples with what to do about citizens returning from Syria, a prominent terrorism case raises more questions than answers.
Hundreds of thousands of refugees have been living on the Thai border for decades. Now they may be forced to return to the country they once fled.
Kurdish officials say they have been betrayed by the Turkish government, which is preventing them from fighting the Islamic State in besieged Kobani.
Brazil's incumbent is on track for re-election. But that's mostly because there's no one better.
Singapore watches its twin city from afar, and considers its own future.
In Guinea, the epidemic isn’t just killing people. It’s threatening to tear the country apart.