Growing numbers of Westerners appear to be trying to join the fight against the Islamic State group in Iraq before it's too late, frontline volunteer warriors say.
U.S. President Barack Obama's two most ambitious trade deals appear increasingly in trouble, victims of electoral politics at home and in Europe and a ticking clock on his administration.
Turkey's week-old cross-border operation in Syria could become a drawn-out affair that stokes tensions with Washington if Ankara continues to take the fight to U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters, analysts say.
Eight years after the first woman in Egypt won a conviction against a man for sexual harassment, activists and lawyers see progress in transforming attitudes and more harassers being jailed.
Is Donald Trump softening his hard-line immigration stance to a "fair and humane" policy ahead of November's U.S. presidential election? Or is he still intent on deporting millions who entered the United States illegally?
War-torn South Sudan's slide into chaos resumed last month with fresh fighting in the capital Juba that forced rebel leader turned vice president and peace deal signatory Riek Machar to flee.
Brazil is a mess, economists say, with the looming presidential impeachment vote fanning tensions in a country stricken by recession, corruption and inequality. So why are foreign businesses so excited?
Donald Trump prospers where other candidates perish. His abrasive rhetoric, repudiated by some, is embraced by many more.
Regional protests that began last year in Ethiopia have spread across the country, and despite successive crackdowns analysts say dissatisfaction with the authoritarian government is driving ever greater unrest.
The antics of a flash mob sparked panic on a Spanish beach earlier this week, revealing the hair-trigger anxiety that has gripped Europeans following a wave of terror attacks.