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.
A small clinic in an eastern Turkish city provides Syrians injured in the war with much-needed help. But the facility is quickly running out of cash -- and the doctors who operate it blame the war on the Islamic State for their troubles.
In long-Catholic Brazil, the burgeoning evangelical population has become a dynamic political force -- and could even choose the country’s next president.
Thousands of people have died this year trying to reach Europe from North Africa’s coasts. But for these would-be migrants, the danger begins long before they take to the sea.
The French government doesn't have to worry about Abu Mariam coming home from the jihad in Syria. He wants to go to heaven.
Syria’s beleaguered moderate rebels have been begging for U.S. airstrikes for years. Now that the bombs are falling, they wish Washington would send its planes back home.
Cleaning up after five months of war in eastern Ukraine.
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.