What ISIS seeks from hostage negotiations
Negotiations with ISIS over Jordanian and Japanese hostages have seen little success in the past 10 days. What is ISIS hoping to gain?
China targets virtual private networks
The Chinese government acknowledged this week it is targeting virtual private networks as it tightens its censorship of China's Internet traffic.
Who poisoned this ex-Russian spy?
Alexander Litvinenko, a vocal Kremlin critic and ex-KGB spy, was poisoned in 2006. A British inquiry is looking into if Russia played a role.
Optimism for Libya could be premature
The U.N.'s envoy to Libya is optimistic about Libyan peace talks, despite the absence of a key rival group.