Sharbat Gula first became famous in 1985, when National Geographic used her image as a symbol of strife in Afghanistan. Now, Ms. Gula is on her way home to Afghanistan, still a symbol of refugees around the world.
President Duterte's pivot away from the US may not be as dramatic as his words, though perhaps less than ideal for the US military.
William Lah got involved at a local middle school, pledging that students will have a caring adult in their life, no matter what. Among other things, he helps them envision a future at college.
Italy has become the main arrival point in Europe for people fleeing persecution and poverty in Africa. The hope is the new restaurant will improve community relations, one of its founders says.
Revelations that police in Quebec spied on at least 10 journalists has set off a nationwide debate over police surveillance and press freedom in the Digital Age.
A man diving for sea cucumbers off the Canadian coast may have found a missing nuclear weapon that was lost during the cold war.
Besieged by scandal, South Korean President Park Geun-hye has conceded her power to name a new prime minister.
Big Brothers Big Sisters is undertaking the program, which could change perceptions for both police and children, says the organization's president.
Israel rejected an invitation from France to a Middle East peace conference in Paris later this year, saying that it wanted to engage in direct talks with the Palestinians.
In an unusually direct intervention into Hong Kong's politics, China has barred two separatists elected to the city's legislative council from taking office.
Even if hackers don't strike on Election Day, the drumbeat of cyberattacks and leaks this campaign cycle has affected the way citizens view the electoral process.
Swedish prosecutors have confirmed that they will interview WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in the Ecuadorean embassy about a 2010 rape allegation.