When announcing financial penalties on Russia earlier this year, Biden hinted at the prospect of further sanctions. An energy scholar explains what Biden may have meant.
Some tension was inevitable during the June 16 US-Russia summit. But Vladimir Putin's defiant support for Belarus's rogue regime now pits him harder against the West.
Afghan women and other minorities fear losing impact in negotiations as US troops begin to pull out of the country.
The Masjid Al-Aqsa of Jerusalem is linked in the Quran to the story of the night journey of Prophet Muhammad from Mecca to Jerusalem and has deep religious meaning for Muslims across the world.
An infrastructure boom threatens endangered tigers across Asia. Scientists want to know more about how tigers behave near roads so they can design wildlife-friendly transportation networks.
Technology that can identify stray bits of genetic material in the environment can help scientists monitor human and animal health.
An Italian media scholar raised on American TV assesses Netflix's ambitious strategy to create original productions in Italy, Japan, Brazil and beyond — and distribute them globally.
Up to 100 million people are set to attend India's Kumbh Mela that occurs every 12 years, despite fears over a COVID-19 surge.
Although Brazil is formally a democracy, the practice of torture is ongoing, especially for Black Brazilians. Soccer creates an illusion of fairness is which is increasingly hard to sustain.
Western leaders learned the hard way 25 years ago that conflict in the Balkans can become ethnic cleansing. Add Russia into the mix, and Montenegro's new problems are US and European problems, too.