The 24 Best Books Of The Decade
There were a lot of books published this decade. These are the ones we’ll never forget.
Revealed: Ecuador Thwarted Deal Between Julian Assange And Swedish Prosecutors
The WikiLeaks founder agreed to DNA swabs and police interviews in June this year, leaked documents show, but concerns by Ecuadorian officials prevented the meeting.
UK Pulled Plug On Assange Police Guard Amid Fears Over Spiralling Costs
Exclusive: A leaked document shows that a British minister told Ecuador of cost concerns a few weeks before the police operation was withdrawn.
Ecuador's President Used Millions Of Dollars Of Public Funds To Censor Critical Online Videos
Exclusive: BuzzFeed News has seen leaked documents that reveal Rafael Correa used the intelligence budget to delete content critical of him and the first lady from YouTube, Facebook, and other sites.
Secret Memos Reveal Julian Assange's Escape Plans From Ecuador's Embassy
Leaked internal documents reveal discussions of secret escape plans, clashes between the WikiLeaks founder and embassy staff, and fears over his health.
Watch As Palestinian Kids Do Parkour Even As Bombs Drop Nearby
Incredible footage of boys performing back flips and somersaults, even as air strikes hit just hundreds of meters away.
The Welcome That China Gave Obama Shows Why It Will Win At Everything
China pulled out all the stops for the opening of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit.
Europe Would Survive An Independent Scotland
Why doom-mongers are wrong to predict disaster for the EU if Scotland votes to break away from the U.K.
A Volcano Has Erupted In Iceland, And The Pictures Are Stunning
One of the most troubling aspects about Icelandic volcanos for foreigners is that they are so hard to pronounce. This time it's the Bárðarbunga volcano in Suður-Þingeyjarsýsla that has erupted.
Russia Is Now Trolling NATO Using Toy Tanks And This Is The State Of Modern Diplomacy
First the Canadians trolled the Russians on Twitter. Then the Russians fought back. Now the Russian embassy in the UAE has joined in the so-called fun.
This Journalist Just Cornered Vladimir Putin And Got Him To Answer His Questions
"Do you regret the killings in Ukraine?" asked the BBC's John Sweeney.
Jon Stewart Perfectly Captures What It's Like To Talk About Israel/Gaza
"You know what? Fuck it, why don't we talk about something lighter...like Ukraine?"
Israel Resumes Airstrikes In Gaza After Proposed Cease-Fire Collapses
Hamas says it was not consulted by Egyptian officials who negotiated the deal.
Islamist Militants In Battle For Iraq's Largest Oil Refinery
Iranian president denounces ISIS fighters as "killers and terrorists," and promises to protect Iraq's Shiite shrines.
Iranian President's Lonely, World Cup All-By-His-Selfie
Hassan Rouhani cut a forlorn figure when he posted a picture on Twitter of him watching the World Cup match between Iran and Nigeria. Much like the game, which ended 0-0, he doesn't look terribly excited.
Hundreds Of Thousands Of Iraqis Flee Mosul After Militants Take Over
Iraq's second-largest city now in the hands of ISIS fighters, as civilian crisis escalates.
From Hero To Zero: The Scandalous Life Of A Spanish King
King Juan Carlos helped usher in democracy after the dictator Franco died in 1975, but recently the Spanish royal family has been mired in scandal after scandal. As he abdicates, we take a look at the best — and worst — of a controversial king.
Do The European Elections Signal The End Of The EU As We Know It?
Across Europe voters have rejected the political elite, turning in their droves to radical nationalist parties that want to see the end of the European Union.
Dramatic Pictures From Turkey As Police And Protesters Clash On May Day
Tens of thousands have taken to the streets in Istanbul in defiance of government ban on Labor Day demonstrations.
7 Pictures That Show The Deadly Flooding In Afghanistan
Flooding has killed at least 100 people in Afghanistan, leaving thousands more homeless.