In Istanbul on Friday, refugees from Syria clamored to board buses to Bulgaria. Other migrants are heading for the Greek islands, and hope to enter the European Union by boat.
For the people of South Sudan who have suffered the consequences of their leaders' political rivalry and previous attempts at reconciliation, words of peace alone are not enough.
Some 15,000 Afghans and Iraqis who assisted the US military are trapped in their home countries as they await promised visas. A recent court decision could force the US to process their visa applications faster.
Closing borders and restricting travel could "drive people who are unwell underground," says Amy Pope, who led the US response to Ebola during the 2014 outbreak.
The new regulation expands on existing rules that ban the trade of rare and endangered species. All terrestrial exotic animals, both bred in captivity and caught in the wild, are now prohibited.
Rising across Jerusalem to the edges of the Old City, a new cable car plan intended to tackle congestion would pass over the Palestinian territories, sparking controversy.
US President Donald Trump said he was concerned about corruption in Ukraine when he withheld aid last year. But his interference in Justice Department matters post-impeachment are eroding US institutional norms — and playing into Russian President Vladimir Putin's hand.
US President Donald Trump has appointed US Ambassador Richard Grenell to the post as acting director. Some US allies say his appointment may make intelligence gathering and sharing more difficult.
Controlling the coronavirus outbreak depends on two things: whether China can control the disease within its own borders, and whether countries with travel-related coronavirus cases can contain outbreaks, too, said Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and a member of the White House coronavirus task force.
As Chileans call for change, many women have turned to a form of artistic protest dating back to the dictatorship era: political embroidery.