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World Feb 08Iranian women threw off their headscarves. Now what?
The debate has followed other cultural divides in Iran in recent months, including protests over how the government has handled the sluggish economy.
World Feb 05Quiz: Test your knowledge of 2018’s Winter Olympics
After the closing ceremony and the torch is doused, the Pyeongchang stadium will be demolished. What will it become? Test your knowledge of this and other Olympic-related questions in our quiz.
World Feb 02Terrorist attacks in Afghanistan put Kabul residents on edge
Major pre-planned attacks have hit an all-time high in Afghanistan's capital Kabul. Here's why.
World Jan 31What did Trump say — and not say — about foreign policy in Tuesday’s speech?
We asked experts what they learned -- and what they didn't -- from Trump's remarks on global issues during his first State of the Union.
World Jan 26These 10 humanitarian crises got the least attention last year
North Korea’s missile program dominates news coverage, but the humanitarian situation there is equally dire, according to a report released this week by aid organization CARE.
World Jan 24How will world leaders react to Trump’s ‘America First’ message at Davos?
Here's what we know about the president's trip to Davos, and what to expect while he's there.
World Jan 22After Pence visit, can the U.S. get Palestinians back to the table?
What Pence's trip means for the future of U.S.-Palestinian relations and prospects for peace in the region.
World Jan 19In Niger, women pool money to build business
In 1991, CARE Niger launched a loan program, called Mata Masu Dubara or “women on the move,” to give women-managed households more economic security.
World Jan 16Democracy is in retreat in the U.S. and around the world, report finds. What happened?
Democracy faced its most serious crisis in decades last year. That stark verdict comes from the annual report of Freedom House, which charted the world's 12th consecutive year of decline in freedom. Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and Ohio…
World Jan 12Photos: In a milestone for Iraq, more are returning home than leaving
Iraqis are returning home in greater numbers than those displaced by conflict for the first time in four years, the International Organization for Migration said Friday.