Full story - August 30, 2018
The largest artificial lake in the European Union, the Alqueva irrigates an area the size of Los Angeles, luring foreign investors at a time when climate change is fanning droughts from California to northern Europe.
Full story - August 29, 2018
a marijuana plant in lebanon
While regular use of potent forms of cannabis can increase the chances of developing psychosis, the chemical cannabidiol or CBD appears to have the opposite effect.
Full story - August 29, 2018
A Chinese flag flies in front of the Great Wall of China
The battle for influence in the sparsely populated Pacific matters because each of the tiny island states has a vote at international forums like the United Nations, and they also control vast swathes of resource-rich ocean.
Full story - August 29, 2018
A global boom in demand for lithium has set off a scramble in Chile, which is home to nearly 50 percent of the world's reserves of the metal. That's affecting the country's water resources
Full story - August 29, 2018
Chevrolet Equinox SUVs are shown parked in a fenced in area with CN Rail cars in tbe background.
Canada and United States are working to tackle their contentious issues in bilateral talks on Wednesday, as the two nations work to salvage the North American Free Trade Agreement amid signs Ottawa was open to taking a more conciliatory approach.
Full story - August 28, 2018
Russian President Vladimir Putin, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and Commander of Western military district Colonel-General Andrei Kartapolov
The Chinese and Mongolian armies will also participate in the military exercise.
Full story - August 28, 2018
Three people walk past a stone house bombed out by an air strike in the old quarter of Sanaa, Yemen, August 8, 2018.
Air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen's war have caused heavy civilian casualties at marketplaces, weddings and on fishing boats, some of which may amount to war crimes, United Nations human rights experts said on Tuesday.
Full story - August 27, 2018
Army residences
Full story - August 27, 2018
One person inspects a piece of metal, while another person holds a cart containing a more of the same pieces of metal.
Negotiations will continue to reach a deal with Canada, but President Donald Trump said he was prepared to terminate NAFTA and move forward with an individual bilateral accord with Mexico.
Full story - August 27, 2018
Iran's national flags are seen on a square in Tehran.
Iran has full control of the Gulf and the US Navy does not belong there, the head of the navy of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, General Alireza Tangsiri, was quoted by Tasnim news agency as saying on Monday.