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15 Stories From Around The World That Show What Really Happened In 2018

From a disappearing Maltese professor to hope and despair in Mexico, and from the rise of populism in Europe to Facebook getting called out across the world, BuzzFeed News was there.

BuzzFeed World • 8 months ago

13 Stories That Show What A Hot Mess 2017 Really Was

From ISIS's apparent defeat to nationalism's resurgence to women's voices finally being heard as they said "me too," the world seemed more turbulent than ever in 2017. BuzzFeed World was there.

BuzzFeed World • One year ago

23 Intense Photographs From The Military Offensive To Take Back Mosul From ISIS

BuzzFeed News has been reporting from the front lines of the battle for Mosul since military operations officially began in mid-October.

BuzzFeed World • 2 years ago

19 Photos Of Life In A Divided Iraq

The fight against ISIS in Iraq is being fought primarily by two groups: Kurdish forces and Shiite militias. Photographer Ayman Oghanna captures the fracturing of the country they've been trying to save.

BuzzFeed World • 4 years ago

Bomb Disposal Expert And AP Journalist Killed In Gaza Explosion

Hazem Abu Murad and Simone Camilli among five who died when police engineers were attempting to disarm unexploded ordnance.

BuzzFeed World • 5 years ago

Hamas Vows Revenge After Militants Killed In Israeli Air Strikes

Cycle of violence continues following deaths of nine Palestinian militants.

BuzzFeed World • 5 years ago

Nicolas Sarkozy Is The First Former French President To Be Held By Police

Ex-president questioned by police over alleged corruption.

BuzzFeed World • 5 years ago

Obama Deploying 275 Troops To Iraq

They will be tasked with protecting the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, he says.

BuzzFeed World • 5 years ago

Shiite Cleric Issues Call To Arms Against Sunni Militants In Iraq

"People who are capable of carrying arms and fighting the terrorists in defense of their country … should volunteer."

BuzzFeed World • 5 years ago

Mosul, Iraq's Second Largest City, Taken By Islamist Militants

Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki asked parliament to declare a state of emergency.

BuzzFeed World • 5 years ago

There Is Now Video Of The Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls

Dozens of girls, kidnapped by the Boko Haram militant group, appear in the unconfirmed video obtained by AFP.

BuzzFeed World • 5 years ago

Iranian Leader's Twitter Account Deletes Controversial Statement Boasting About Nuclear Deal

The tweet said world powers had "surrendered" to the Iranian nation's will.

BuzzFeed World • 5 years ago

13 Images Showing What Life Is Like For Gay And Lesbian Russians Far From Moscow

Photographer Misha Friedman photographed gay and lesbian people in Russia's hinterlands, where life is rough and becoming rougher as the country's anti-gay campaign takes hold.

BuzzFeed World • 5 years ago

Mikhail Khodorkovsky's Whirlwind First 48 Hours Of Freedom

After 10 years in jail, Russia's once-richest man seemed bewildered to be free.Vladimir Putin unexpectedly pardoned him on Friday.

BuzzFeed World • 5 years ago

Ann Curry Has A Message For You

The NBC News correspondent did not take kindly to Swiss demands that journalists keep quiet when Russia's foreign minister walked into Geneva's Intercontinental Hotel for the latest round of talks on Iran.

BuzzFeed World • 5 years ago

Russia Fines Organizers Of Lady Gaga Concert For "Harming Children"

The fine comes nearly one year after the pop star defended LGBT rights during a concert in St Petersburg.

BuzzFeed World • 5 years ago

Iran Talks In Geneva Collapse Over French Objections

But six western powers and Iran are due to meet again in 10 days to try again.

BuzzFeed World • 5 years ago

Syrian Man Remains Unblinkingly Calm On TV As Bombs Go Off Behind Him

Syrian TV captures the moment when twin car bombs went off near the country's state media headquarters in Damascus. This TV guest barely flinched.

BuzzFeed World • 5 years ago

U.S. Halts Some Military Aid To Egypt

"The United States continues to support a democratic transition and oppose violence as a means of resolving differences within Egypt," state department spokesperson says.

BuzzFeed World • 5 years ago