We're not talking about Syria. Some 21 million Yemenis now require humanitarian assistance, more than anywhere in the world.
There’s a lesser-known source of emissions that the public should fear alongside traffic jams and filthy factories. And if this top polluter isn’t reined in, humanity’s efforts to ward off climate change disaster won't work.
Peru might win the award for most dramatic public service announcement of all time.
The Glass Minajery: Nicki Minaj's Angola concert was just the last well-paid date of entertainers before dictators and those who kill, imprison and torture their own people.
Wednesday’s protests in the major cities of Johannesburg, Cape Town and Pretoria drew thousands of largely middle class South Africans. They called for Zuma to resign or be “recalled” by his party, the African National Congress, which was returned to power in 2014
In Brazil, where the homicide rate is five times higher than in the United States, politicians are debating a law to make it easier for residents, including convicted criminals, to buy guns. A group of conservative lawmakers wants to allow Brazilians to buy up to nine guns a year.
Latin America's largest nation is also one of the world's deadliest. And, just like in the US, violence in Brazil disproportionately affects young, non-white men. Now activists are fighting to draw attention to the problem of killings of young black Brazilian men, frequently by police. One of the leading local movements is Amnesty International’s “Jovem Negro Vivo,” meaning “Young Black Alive.”
The Alliance for Food Health said the spot “reproduces and reinforces stereotypes that establish Indians as culturally and racially subordinated."
EXPLAINER: Why the impeachment facing Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff actually may be good for Brazil. But will it affect the 2016 Olympics?
Even China's state media criticized the unctuous, hammy scene in the version of "Iron Man 3" shown in China, in which a Chinese doctor calls the hero's robot assistant and says, "Tony doesn't have to do this alone... China can help." That scene did not appear elsewhere.