A law known as the "sovereign internet" bill came into force in Russia. It aims to tighten state control over the the internet, which free speech activists say will strengthen government oversight of the country's cyberspace.
A witness in the impeachment inquiry faced accusations of being a "double agent" by conservative media before his appearance on Tuesday. A retired general who supervised Army Lt. Col. Alex Vindman says the suggestions and innuendo are "reprehensible."
Turkey extended a deadline for Syrians to update their registration cards or move until Oct. 30. But many say they’ve run into problems getting their papers in order, and registrations in larger cities, including Istanbul, have been completely blocked.
The UK economy benefits significantly from the fashion industry — to the tune of around $40 billion per year. But with one week to go before the UK is slated to officially leave the EU, Brexit woes are still trending among designers.
The House of Representatives passed a bill this week in defense of former US Marine Paul Whelan, calling on Russia to either offer up "legitimate evidence" of wrongdoing against Whelan or release him from prison.
As The World's Clark Boyd Reports, at midnight on Friday, Belgium topped Iraq as the country that has gone longest without a government. Demonstrators marked the milestone with events throughout the country.
The shores of a Mediterranean island are on our radar today. It's part of Italy, the largest the three Pelagian Islands south of Sicily. Thousands of Tunisians recently fled to this tiny Italian outpost. Can you name the Italian island they've landed on?
The World's April Peavey tells us about the all-female choir Scala. Based in Belgium, they've performed throughout Europe. After one of their songs appeared in a trailer for the movie "The Social Network," their own social network has grown worldwide.
While interest in building hydro-electric dams is waning in the U.S., developing nations are increasingly turning to rivers to power their growing economies. Guest: International Rivers Director Patrick McCully about dams in the developing world.
A Stanford team of researchers finds many credit-for-cleanup projects in developing countries under the Kyoto agreement would have happened without the credits, and that means no net improvement for the Earth's atmosphere.