Air strikes hit Syrian hospital, dozens killed
Aleppo has faced six days of air strikes and rebel shelling. The hospital was operated by international medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres.
Apr 28, 2016
Up to 500 migrants feared dead after boat sinks in Mediterranean
Survivors say traffickers overloaded a boat, and then stopped the survivors from rescuing others in the water when the boat sank.
Apr 21, 2016
208 civilians dead, 108 children kidnapped after raid in Ethiopia
Ethiopian officials say South Sudanese gunmen — unconnected to the South Sudanese government — attacked the civilians.
Apr 19, 2016
World leaders deny wrongdoing as “Panama Papers” reveal offshore wealth
Friends of Russian President Vladimir Putin and relatives of prime ministers in Britain, Iceland and Pakistan have been linked to the offshore companies.
Apr 4, 2016
Migrant smugglers offer passage to Italy after Turkey deal to shut route to Greece
After Turkey struck an agreement with the EU to return migrants and refugees who cross illegally to Greece, smugglers started offering trips to Italy.
Apr 1, 2016
Easter Day bombing in Pakistan kills 70, including 29 children
Sunday's suicide bombing at a public park was claimed by the Pakistani Taliban's Jamaat-ur-Ahrar faction, which once declared loyalty to Islamic State.
Mar 28, 2016
26 killed in suicide bomb attack at Iraq soccer game
The bombing occurred just as the winners were being handed their trophies, officials said. 26 people died and 71 were injured.
Mar 25, 2016
Ivory Coast makes arrests in al Qaeda beach attack that killed 19
Nineteen people were killed in the Ivory Coast attack. Authorities arrested 15 suspects this week, but still seek the suspected leader, Kounta Dallah.
Mar 23, 2016
Attacks on Brussels airport, metro kill at least 30
No one has claimed responsibility, but the attacks follow Belgium police's arrest of Salah Abdeslam, a surviving suspect of November's Paris attacks.
Mar 22, 2016
New app helps Iranians dodge morality police
Gershad users tag checkpoints in Iran set up by morality police, who enforce Islamic dress and behavior codes, often targeting women.
Feb 12, 2016
Jimi Hendrix’s restored London flat open to the public
Seattle-born Jimi Hendrix called the London flat his first real home of his own.
Feb 11, 2016
Myanmar expectations high as Suu Kyi allies sworn in
The change comes after decades of struggle, but Aung San Suu Kyi's party still must share power with the army.
Feb 1, 2016
WHO anticipates 4 million Zika infections in Americas
Little is known about Zika, which has mild symptoms for adults, but doctors have found possible links between outbreaks and serious birth defects.
Jan 29, 2016
Canadians demand Drake instead of Sting at All-Star Game
Canadians were not impressed after the NBA skipped over local rap star Drake in favor of the British singer Sting to perform at All-Star Game in Toronto.
Jan 28, 2016
Weather, sanitation, public health gaps factors in Brazil Zika outbreak
Doctors suspect a link to the spread of Zika, new to the Americas, and a rise in brain birth defects in Brazil and other neighboring countries.
Jan 22, 2016
U.S. Supreme Court to take up Obama immigration action
U.S. Supreme Court will decide the legality of President Obama's action to shield more than 4 million undocumented immigrants from deportation.
Jan 19, 2016
China ties on the line as Taiwan votes for new president
If she wins, Tsai Ing-wen will have to balance the superpower interests of China and the United States with those of her freewheeling, democratic home.
Jan 15, 2016
Starvation used as weapon in Syrian town, U.N. investigators say
The tactic of starvation targets civilians — and could be in violation of international law.
Jan 12, 2016
Hong Kong bookseller critical of China disappears
Lee Bo is the latest to have gone missing. Four others involved in publishing or selling books critical of China have disappeared over the past few months.
Jan 4, 2016