As food shortages rack Venezuela, a socialist commune supporting President Nicolas Maduro has turned a Caracas home into a cattle ranch. But neighbors worry about health risks of raising cows in the city.
Djibouti was once just a patch of desert in the Horn of Africa. Now, global militaries are hankering for a strategic position at its junction between Africa, the Middle East and the Indian Ocean. Locals don't always see what's so great about hosting the world's superpower enemies.
Joselino Gomez Esteban and his nephew, Misael Paiz, from Guatemala left their small village in search of work and a better life. When they reached the scorching hot Sonoran Desert in Arizona, Paiz fell ill and his uncle called 911 for help. But Paiz died before Tucson Border Patrol agents could find them.
British Prime Minister Theresa May will try to convince senior ministers on Wednesday to accept a draft European Union Brexit deal that opponents say threatens both her government and the unity of the United Kingdom.
At Baghdad's grand but half-empty railway station, a single train is sputtering to life. It is the newly revived daily service to Fallujah, a dusty town to the west once infamous as a Sunni insurgent stronghold.
About 7,000 migrants — mostly from Guatemala and Honduras — are heading to the US. The roots of their plight are connected to a deadly history of US involvement in Central America, says assistant professor Jerry Flores.