Passenger: Muslims protected Christians in Kenya bus attack
Gunmen with al Shabaab reportedly tried to force Muslim passengers to identify Christians in a Kenya bus attack, but the passengers refused to cooperate.
Dec 22, 2015
How the world learned its lesson and got a climate deal
The decision to try at getting almost 200 countries to sign a climate deal on cutting carbon emissions was a gamble.
Dec 14, 2015
Criticism for Trump’s call to ban Muslims from entering U.S.
It was the most dramatic response by a candidate yet to the San Bernardino, CA, shooting spree last week by two Muslims who the FBI said were radicalized.
Dec 7, 2015
U.S. Marine found guilty in death of Filipino transgender woman Jennifer Laude
Joseph Scott Pemberton had been charged with the murder of Jennifer Laude, but was convicted of the lesser offense of homicide.
Dec 2, 2015
Nations most at risk urge warming cap stricter than COP21 goal
Middle-income and developing nations call for more ambitious goals than what's currently on the table at the Paris Climate Change Conference, also being called COP21.
Nov 30, 2015
Al Qaeda ally claims Mali hotel attack that killed at least 27
Al Mourabitoun has claimed responsibility for a number of attacks in Mali, including an assault on a hotel in the town of Sevare in August this year.
Nov 20, 2015
U.S. House votes to suspend Syrian refugee program, step up screening
The Republican-backed legislation would suspend Obama's program to admit 10,000 Syrian refugees next year and intensify screening measures for refugees from Syria and Iraq.
Nov 19, 2015
At least 60 dead in Paris shootings, hostages held
A coordinated attack at five venues in Paris left at least 60 dead.
Nov 13, 2015
Court upholds block on Obama immigration plans
The Supreme Court may have to weigh in on President Barack Obama's executive action to shield millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation.
Nov 9, 2015
Erdogan and AK Party win in Turkey election
President Tayyip Erdogan cast the return of Turkey to single-party rule as a vote for stability, but opponents fear it heralds growing authoritarianism.
Nov 2, 2015
China eases one-child policy, will allow two children
China will ease family planning restrictions to allow all couples to have two children after decades of a strict one-child policy.
Oct 29, 2015
More than 200 dead in Afghanistan, Pakistan earthquake
A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck northern Afghanistan and Pakistan, with reports of shock waves being felt as far as New Delhi.
Oct 26, 2015
Mexico braces for record-breaking Hurricane Patricia
Meteorologists compared Hurricane Patricia to 2013's Typhoon Haiyan, which killed thousands in the Philippines.
Oct 23, 2015
Trudeau leads Liberals to majority in Canada election
Justin Trudeau, the son of former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, led the Liberal party to a victory after nine years of a Conservative-led government.
Oct 20, 2015
Doctors Without Borders demands probe of U.S. bombing of hospital
The United States military took responsibility on Tuesday for the air strike that killed 22 people, including 12 staff, calling it a mistake.
Oct 7, 2015
Iran troops join Syria war; Russia bombs CIA-trained rebel group
The developments in Syria are a further sign of the rapid internationalization of a civil war in which every major country in the region has a stake.
Oct 1, 2015
U.N. votes to allow Palestine flag at headquarters
The United Nations General Assembly on Thursday approved a Palestinian resolution that will allow Palestine to fly its flag at U.N. headquarters.
Sep 10, 2015
Migrant trains reach Germany as EU asylum system creaks
European Union asylum rules collapsed under the strain of a wave of migration — much of it from Syria — as thousands make their way to Germany.
Aug 31, 2015
U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan, Taliban grab district
Taliban fighters have made recent advances in a heavily fought over region of opium farms and trade routes.
Aug 26, 2015