The Islamic State was backed by 46,000 accounts on Twitter in 2014

And that's the low estimate, according to a new study.

Is Cuba on the verge of major political reform?

A Web forum on a Cuban state media site stirs speculation about possible pending reforms to the island's one-party system.

A ‘foul spectacle,’ a ‘clown show’: How Iran reacted to Netanyahu’s speech

Iran's leaders responded to the Israeli prime minister's speech in Congress with choice rhetoric of their own.

Watch: Netanyahu’s speech to Congress, the party remix

Israel's king of mocking remixes, Noy Alooshe, tackles Netanyahu's controversial speech.

One way to make winter better: Canadian city ponders man-made ice highway

Commuters could even skate to work!

Can a solar eclipse shut down Europe?

Probably not, even though Europe is making big bets on solar energy.

The Saudi king gave a prize to an Islamic scholar who says 9/11 was an ‘inside job’

The award came before the king's meeting with Secretary of State John Kerry.

Britain bans Israeli tourism ad because it shows Jerusalem’s Old City as part of Israel

The status of Jerusalem's Old City is the source of endless friction.

Prince William’s visit to Chinese elephant sanctuary sparks debate on cruelty

While the British royal poses with elephants, others nearby are forced to perform.

Echoes of Stalin in the murder of a Putin foe in Moscow

A murder in Stalinist Russia has an echo in Putin's authoritarian present.

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