Members of North Korea-led International Taekwondo Federation demonstrate their skills at the World Taekwondo Headquarters 'Kukkiwon'
After months of giving South Korea the cold shoulder, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said in his New Year's speech that he was willing to send a delegation to the 2018 Olympics in the south.
Two migrants play checkers with bottle caps in an abandoned warehouse where they live on the Greek island of Lesbos.
In an abandoned warehouse on the Greek island of Lesbos, a group of young migrants are eking out an existence on their own, set apart from the overcrowded refugee camps on the island. Their claims for asylum have either been rejected or placed at the bottom of the pile and they live in fear of deportation. They are stuck.
A view of Earth from the International Space Station.
In 2017, Ian Bremmer was most concerned about "America First" policies. Here, he reviews his predictions from last year and tell us what he is most concerned about for 2018.
The first test of a hydrogen bomb in 1952
North Korea has nuclear weapons, and missile systems to deliver them to the continental United States. North Korea says these are defensive. But the Trump administration sees them as a threat, and is reviewing "all options." What are the risks of war in northeast Asia in 2018?
Russian President Vladimir Putin, toasts military personnel who served in Syria, at the Kremlin, December 28th 2017
The end of the year seems like a good time to review what we really know about Russian interference in the 2016 election.
A girl is seen in an ambulance during medical evacuation from eastern Ghouta late Tuesday.
Syria has allowed a group of about 30 people to be evacuated from the besieged district of Ghouta, near the Syrian capital of Damascus. The group included children with curable forms of cancer and spurred talk of possible future evacuations.
Patrice Quélard in Saint-Nazaire, France. In 2016, Quélard co-founded the Citizen’s Initiative to Help the Refugees of Saint Nazaire. The city has welcomed around 200 refugees as part of the EU’s relocation program.
Saint-Nazaire is famous for its shipyards. But the small city on the coast of Brittany in western France is also becoming known for something else — the welcome it gives to refugees.
U.S. President George W. Bush departs the Oval Office of the White House for a day trip to South Carolina November 2, 2007.
The Russian disinformation threat dates back decades. But according to a new report by The Washington Post, US officials have failed to effectively respond to it.
Members of the Noh family in Ritsona refugee camp in Greece in May 2016.
The Noh family fled Iraq when ISIS invaded in 2014. After crossing the Mediterranean in a rubber dinghy, they reached the Greek island of Lesbos, and then mainland Europe. After receiving asylum in France, they are building a new life in a unfamiliar place.
A woman goes through security checks at the Sarajevo International Airport in Sarajevo February 26, 2014.
If you're traveling abroad from a US airport this holiday season, you may have to go through a new type of security check: a facial scan.