Previously, US airstrikes in Iraq and Syria that risked civilian deaths were permitted in limited cases. New rules allow for strikes that risk 10 civilian casualties, USA Today reports.
The first non-Muslim to run afoul of an intensified campaign enforcing Islamic law is a 60-year-old Christian woman who sold booze on the sly.
Despite civil war in Syria, and airstrikes by US, Russian and Syrian jets, bus service continues to towns and cities across the country, including to ISIS-held areas.
What it's been like living in one of Kumamoto's volunteer-run shelters after a series of earthquakes hit Japan.
Lawmakers overwhelmingly voted to impeach President Dilma Rousseff. And yet, winners and losers are not so clearly defined in this political crisis.
Europe's biggest destination saw a sharp drop in the number of new arrivals, but asylum claims keep piling up.
From as young as 7, kids dig for bits of gold in makeshift mines and are exposed to dangerous mercury. That's where soccer comes in.
A new Oxfam report says the US is losing $100 billion every year in tax revenue, as the nation’s biggest companies shelter massive profits from the IRS.
Struggling Rio de Janeiro state had to lay off security guards, making it easier for these high-schoolers to take over and demand a better education system.
One look at Brazil's Congress, and you might wonder who’s in worse trouble.