Tourist numbers were already sinking faster than they had since violence in the 1990s. Now, with the Ataturk Airport attack and other terror strikes, prospects for Turkey's travel industry this summer could not look much worse.
The "special relationship" between the United States and the United Kingdom is ever "enduring," says President Obama. But how might the Brexit affect things? Clinton and Trump weigh in with their own opinions.
Illegal migration to the US is way down, for a variety of reasons, but one has to do with tough enforcement. Meanwhile in Europe, illegal migration is surging. What lessons can Europe learn from America?
South Sudan's war has killed tens of thousands of people and forced over 800,000 to flee. Rights groups say both government and rebel troops frequently use rape as a weapon of war. Meanwhile, according to a new report commissioned by George Clooney, the leadership of both sides of the war are profiting.
For decades, organ smugglers have targeted Nepal's Hokse village so frequently that it’s become known as Kidney Village. The money many villagers earned for selling a kidney paid for land or a home. After last year’s earthquake, however, no homes in Hokse remained inhabitable.
Europe has been graying for years — getting older and even seeing declining populations in some areas. But a new wave of refugees, mostly young, could provide a major economic and demographic jolt to those aging economies.
I campaigned for Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012. I will never forget the tears that streamed down my face when, after a long day of "Get Out The Vote" door-knocking in Chicagoland’s American Muslim neighborhoods, I watched him walk out on stage in Grant Park on the television screen in my family’s living room. A person with a name like mine was elected President of the United States.
Guatemala shut down international adoptions in 2008. Before that, US families adopted some 30,000 Guatemalan children. Now those kids are growing up, and some want a connection with their birth families. Enter "searchers," who will try to track down birth families for a fee. But as one adoptive mom found out, that process can be difficult — and it's as unregulated as international adoption itself once was in Guatemala.