Sometimes, a surprising photo will stay with a photojournalist all too familiar with suffering.
Suicide bomber attacks British embassy vehicle in the Afghan capital, killing five people including one Briton.
French officials say David Drugeon is a 24-year-old former truck driver and no "James Bond". So why is the US so determined to blow him up?
IS group stones two men to death after claiming they were gay, a monitor said.
Islamic State insurgents battled Iraqi forces in the centre of Baiji, a week after the army broke their prolonged siege.
Yemeni security forces freed seven Yemeni hostages and one foreigner in a special operation.
Afghan women excluded from efforts to negotiate peace with the Taliban as hard-won rights could be bargained away.
Iraqi forces retake areas near the Iranian border that the Islamic State jihadist group had held for months.
Two-year investigation by Republicans finds CIA acted properly in responding to 2012 attack on diplomatic compound.
Aicha fled to Syria to marry her "Robin Hood" of Islamic State fighters. But her mother was not about to let that happen.
French authorities have identified a second French militant who appears on a beheading video released by IS at the weekend.
Israel destroyed the home of a Palestinian who ran over and killed two people at a Jerusalem tram stop.
It was divorce at first sight for a Saudi groom when his bride lifted her veil on their wedding day.
"Someone came in with a butcher's knife and began lashing out in all directions," witness says after Jerusalem synagogue massacre.
US Secretary of State John Kerry issues a warning to Islamic State militants after slaying of hostage.
Moderate rebel groups in southern Syria warn they might soon enter the capital as civil war rages.
A young Frenchman and two young men from Wales and England are believed to be among the cold-eyed fighters on an Islamic State propaganda video.
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A new graphic video by the militant Islamic State group claims that US aid worker Peter Kassig has been beheaded.
New Zealand's SAS could be deployed to Iraq to protect Kiwi troops sent to train local forces.
The British-accented IS militant who claims to have beheaded western hostages has "been wounded".
The video made headlines. But the story of the boy who fooled snipers has taken a twist.
Video shows US-led air strikes hitting Islamic State fighters in Syria.
The 16-minute voice recording refutes persistent news reports Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had been killed or wounded in an airstrike a week ago.
The Islamic State jihadist group says it will start minting its own gold, silver and copper coins for use in areas under IS control.
A Kiwi salesman will spend six months in a Dubai prison after mugging a stranger for $2000.
With the sacking of 26 military commanders in Iraq on Wednesday for corruption and incompetence, there are signs that Iraqi government forces are gaining momentum.
Syria's neighbours are unable to cope with the influx of people fleeing civil war.
Israel won't co-operate with Gaza war investigation and says UN Human Rights Council has 'obsessive hostility to Israel'.