Last summer, Pakistan announced that more than 3 million Afghan refugees — some in the country since the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979 — needed to go home. But the refugees dread deportation and an uncertain future across the border.
Like many Rust Belt cities, as industry left the area, Buffalo saw a huge decrease in population and a spike in poverty. But community activists are getting creative, finding ways to help poor people save money and get jobs. And some efforts are fighting climate change too.
The US launched its first direct strike on the Syrian regime Friday morning local time after a suspected Damascus-ordered chemical attack killed at least 70 people Tuesday in the Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun. The attack inspired US President Donald Trump to bomb a Syrian airfield. But will it change his thinking about Syrian refugees?
As a US strike group led by an aircraft carrier steamed toward the Korean peninsula Sunday, a senior official said President Donald Trump has asked to be provided with a range of options for eliminating the North Korean nuclear threat.
Brazil has a murder problem. It also has a gun problem. Both could get worse if some Brazilian lawmakers have their way. Rather than tighten responsible firearms legislation, the so-called Bullet Caucus wants to make weapons even more accessible and untraceable.
Saturday is a big day in North Korea: The 105th anniversary of the birth of the country's founder, Kim Il Sung. It's thought that North Korea will conduct a nuclear or missile test to mark the occasion. But South Koreans aren't that worried.