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.
Argentina's former president has a new occupation: Twitter troll. Twitter had to unverify her.
A majority of Palestinians living in the West Bank and Gaza Strip support violence against Israelis, want to abandon the Oslo Accords, have little or no faith in their own government, and no longer believe in a two-state solution with Israel. About half of Palestinians think a new armed intifada would serve their national interests better than negotiations.
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.