Aug 20, 2014 — Both sides have traded barbs and criticism over the other's policies. Some believe the public feud stems from a personal animosity between President Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Aug 19, 2014 — Europeans are developing a third option that lies somewhere between legalization and prohibition of marijuana: limited use in private clubs.
Aug 16, 2014 — The Dominican Republic issued a ruling last year that would render stateless many residents of Haitian origin. The government has revised its position, but the fate of many Haitians still isn't clear.
Aug 14, 2014 — The country's Independence Day was a study in contradictions. The effort to mark the occasion in the capital Islamabad kept bumping up against anxiety over protest marches against the government.
Aug 14, 2014 — Spain is dealing with its biggest migration crush in decades. More than 1,200 people this week alone have landed on the country's Mediterranean coast in flimsy rafts and boats.
Aug 11, 2014 — Haider al-Abadi, a prominent politician for the past decade, has been nominated as prime minister. But a potential confrontation looms with Nouri al-Maliki, the man who's had the job for eight years.
Aug 11, 2014 — The presidential election has dragged on for months and it's still not clear who the winner is or when he will take office. NPR's Sean Carberry takes a firsthand look at the slow-motion vote count.
Aug 8, 2014 — Ordinary Chinese rejoiced when a powerful ex-security czar came under investigation. But recent remarks by President Xi Jinping hint at internal strife that challenges his anti-graft campaign.
Aug 7, 2014 — German courts have supported some types of assisted suicide, but the ruling party has vowed to stop doctors and organizations it says are profiting from the practice.
Aug 3, 2014 — Scores of African leaders gather in Washington this week at an unprecedented summit organized by President Obama. The goal: Get the U.S. invested in Africa, and shape a new narrative along the way.