A major offensive against ISIS forces is under way in Iraq, and the Iraqi army is getting plenty of support from Iran and its Iraqi Shiite allies. One country that isn't getting involved, however, is the United States.
She rarely thought about air pollution. Then her kid had a tumor. Her direct, personal documentary has become a phenomenon in China, with 200 million video views in less than a week. And then authorities clamped down.
Russian dignitaries, including the widow of former President Boris Yeltsin, turned out on Tuesday to mourn murdered activist Boris Nemtsov. They were joined by many ordinary citizens, who seem to be ready for a larger movement in the wake of Nemtsov's death.
A battle has begun in Iraq for control of the city of Tikrit: Saddam Hussein’s hometown. ISIS has held it since June last year, and now government forces are trying to take it back. But there are concerns that Shiite militias might seek vengeance for ISIS atrocities.
Last week, a group of ISIS fighters destroyed ancient statues and artifacts in the museum of Mosul. Iraqi government responded on Sunday by re-opening the Baghdad Museum, giving people in Baghdad their first glimpse of national treasures in more than a decade.
Bengali American blogger Avijit Roy, an atheist, "carried a huge target on his back" in increasingly conservative Bangladesh for his writings. His death by machete on Thursday is just the latest sign that religious dissent is under threat in Roy's native country.
Even during the height of the Sri Lankan civil war, Sinhalese and Tamils were able to come together on a few things. One of those was food. Reporter Ike Sriskandarajah gives us a tour of Sri Lankan cuisine.
Traffic in Manila is a nightmare. Privatized buses get some of the blame for causing chaos. And some say the roads would be better with more female drivers, so city officials are giving it a try. Reporter Jason Strother has the story.
The Panama Canal revolutionized trade between the nations of the Atlantic and the Pacific when it opened in 1914. Now Colombia and China are talking about building an alternative to the Canal. From the Colombian capital, Bogota, John Otis reports.
Japan fears it may lose its edge in technology, as fewer and fewer young people pursue careers in science and engineering. Some Japanese educators are trying to reverse this trend by making science "cool" again. Ari Daniel Shapiro reports.
US Lt. Colonel William Johnson offered his apology on behalf of NATO troops to the governor of Afghanistan's Nangarhar province for the deaths of six civilians. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from James Foley, a reporter for "Stars and Stripes."
Matthew Brunwasser reports on the funeral Tuesday of a former Turkish Prime Minister, now considered the father of political Islam in Turkey, one of the few countries in the Middle East region to successfully mix religion and politics.