Whoever leads Taiwan presides over a simmering feud that, if ignited, would suck the US into a very nasty conflict. Enter the newly elected Tsai Ing-wen.
The levels of UV rays in some areas of South America are soaring. People are being warned to just stay indoors between the peak hours of around 10 am and 4 pm. In Bolivia, there is even a law requiring parents to send their kids to school with a hat. Yet with many, in Peru and Bolivia particularly, living both directly from the land and below the poverty line, the message may not be getting through.
Is ISIS linked to the terrorist strike in Indonesia’s capital that left an estimated seven dead in a wave of bullets and explosives?
Plastics are destroying ocean ecosystems — here are the worst offenders.
The fatwa comes as the threat of fines and jail terms seem to be having little effect in combating the lucrative illegal wildlife trade.
Tens of thousands of refugees have entered Europe at the island of Lesbos, straining public services. But one man is stepping up to help out, on his own.
The theme of South Africa's most popular restaurant is an unabashedly clichéd take on “Native American.”
Children raised in Romania's nightmare communist orphanages are grown up now and demand respect.
The White House partially nixed a longstanding embargo on lethal arms sales to Vietnam.
At least 50 countries have exported military-grade weapons and associated materiel to Mexico over the past five decades.