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Saudi official: Bin Ladens killed in private jet crash

Family members of late al Qaeda leader among people killed in crash in southern England, ambassador says

Guide: Dentist wanted to hunt for second animal

Zimbabwe wants the U.S. to assist in extraditing Dr. Walter Palmer for killing Cecil, a beloved lion, during a hunting trip.

Debris investigation: Airplane part arrives at French aviation lab

Australian officials say that it's very likely that the piece of an airplane wing found on a French island in the Indian Ocean is from the missing Boeing-777

This Weekend’s Foreign Policy Must-Reads

A roundup of the most intelligent takes on global affairs this week

Possible Malaysia Airlines Plane Debris Arrives in France

French authorities have imposed extraordinary secrecy over the wing piece

Inside Calais’s Deadly Migrant Crisis

The desperate conditions that are driving migrants to risk their lives to make it to the U.K.

Bin Laden Family Members Killed in Plane Crash

A Saudi ambassador offered condolences to the wealthy bin Laden family

70 Years After Hiroshima and Nagasaki: The Urgency of Banning Nuclear Weapons

Seventy years ago, the two nuclear bombs that were dropped on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki brought the world into the era of mass destruction by killing, in a flash, more than 200,000 people. Nowadays, nine states still...Show More Summary

2022 Becomes a Crucial Test of Human Rights and Sport

With Qatar hosting the 2022 World Cup, and now Beijing the Winter Olympics, 2022 is shaping up to be a defining test of international sport's commitment to human rights. La Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) and...Show More Summary

100 Years of Occupation in Haiti : Constitution Maybe Paper

This is part 2 of a previous post... A series of commemoration activities on Tuesday for 100 years of U.S. Occupation organized by the Mouvman Patriyotik Demokratik Popilè (the Patriotiic, Democratic, People's Movement) carried the theme,...Show More Summary

Wasting Food? It'll Cost You

By Don Willmott Most of us have become accustomed to sorting and recycling our trash, but how far are we willing to go with our recycling? Are we really ready to wrestle with rotting lettuce leaves and the remnants of last week's tuna noodle casserole? As it turns out, food is the number one product in U.S. Show More Summary

An Interview With Gary Lewis, UN Resident Coordinator in Iran: Human Security and Environment

This post was co-authored by Sam Razi, founder and editor-in-chief of Iran News Now. Mr. Lewis is a national of Barbados and has served with the United Nations for 25 years in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas. His current post with the UN is Resident Coordinator in Iran. Show More Summary

Yes, we really do need to start paying kidney donors

We have long been pointing out that the solution to the shortage of kidneys available for transplant is to offer to pay those donors who might be willing to donate one. Adter all, it’s not exactly a new insight that increasing prices brings forth more supply. And the sort of levels of payment necessary are […]

Pacific trade officials fail to agree on final TPP deal

Sources at Hawaii meet say Trans-Pacific Partnership held up by disputes on car, drug and dairy trade.

Palestine to lodge ICC complaint over baby's death

After death of 18-month-old in occupied West Bank arson attack, Mahmoud Abbas says Palestine will take case to Hague.

Osama bin Laden's relatives killed in UK plane crash

Late al-Qaeda leader's half sister and stepmother reportedly killed after plane crashes during landing at UK airport.

US and Turkey differ over post-ISIL strategy in Syria

Ankara and Washington disagree which Syrian opposition groups should fill the vacuum after ISIL fighters are ousted.

Are the Olympic Games still worth the effort?

Despite the absence of natural snow in Beijing, China's capital beats Almaty to host the 2022 Winter Olympics.

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