Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:02:47 GMTThe first thing Jiang Wang does when she wakes up in the morning is check on her daughter to make sure she's breathing clean air.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 23:14:42 GMTDonald Trump has given his clearest indication yet that he is ready to ease sanctions on Russia and usher in a new era between the US and its longtime foe.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:06:54 GMTAt least two inmates are dead after prisoners in Brazil's Piraquara State Penitentiary 1 apparently blasted a hole through a wall and exchanged gunfire with police early Sunday, according to prison officials.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:36:36 GMT"This is it," Arwa said as she sat in the US immigration office on the outskirts of Houston, Texas last month. Having fled Saudi Arabia two years earlier, her 7 a.m. appointment would reveal if her application for asylum had been successful or whether she would be forced to leave America.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:06:04 GMTOman has taken in 10 detainees from Guantanamo Bay, the sultanate's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:28:29 GMTThey were the sporting heroes of a nation, the no-hopers that showed up Africa's footballing establishment and whose success saw them showered with gifts by the notorious dictator Idi Amin.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 23:36:07 GMTBahrain has executed three men convicted of killing three police officers in a 2014 bombing. The move sparked protests in the island nation and could further raise tensions between the country's Shiite majority and its Sunni rulers.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:08:15 GMTWhen Mojahed left his native Aleppo he thought the worst was over. What could be more terrible than living in the besieged Syrian city people called hell on earth?
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Sat, 14 Jan 2017 18:51:16 GMTIraqi-led forces trying to retake Mosul from ISIS have made significant gains after seizing the city's university, a government complex and parts of the east bank of the Tigris River, Lt. Gen. Abdul Wahab al-Saadi of the Iraqi counterterrorism forces said Saturday.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 22:38:45 GMTPolish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo welcomed US troops to her country at a formal ceremony Saturday, saying it was a "great day" that would help ensure Poland's security.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 15:30:44 GMTLaura Vianelo remembers the stories of young Cuban migrants who "threw themselves at the sea," only to die in a desperate attempt to set foot on American soil.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 01:42:25 GMTThe government of Ivory Coast and mutinying soldiers reached an agreement Friday evening, the defense ministry said on its Facebook page.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:12:39 GMTDonald Trump thinks that Angela Merkel's immigration policies have been a "catastrophic mistake" and has blamed the broader refugee crisis for Britain's decision to leave the EU.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 20:15:53 GMTIn 1975, the Cold War was at its peak. I was a new tank lieutenant starting my career with a three-year assignment in US Army Europe. There were 250,000 US soldiers on the continent, and our job was patrolling the border fences between West Germany and the Warsaw Pact nations and defending Europe from Soviet aggression.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 18:58:38 GMTThe Syrian civil war is by no means over, but this year will bring a decisive turn in the conflict that may reduce the overall level of violence and fundamentally -- and perhaps for some time to come -- change the balance of power on the ground.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:40:07 GMTProsecutors have issued an arrest warrant for Samsung's heir apparent on bribery allegations.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:26:25 GMTEight men now control as much wealth as the world's poorest 3.6 billion people, according to a new report from Oxfam International.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 13:21:22 GMTIf you were suddenly hit with a $500 unexpected bill, would you be able to cover it?
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 13:49:57 GMTChina is aiming to own the race for space in the next decade.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 17:36:08 GMTSome movies rely on a single character to make a compelling experience. "Hidden Figures" has three key characters who could make any other movie on their own. So despite an overly calculated feel, the numbers add up in favor of this uplifting film, which celebrates America's pioneer spirit during the space race while delving into that era's shameful aspects vis-à-vis race and gender.
Tue, 27 Dec 2016 19:06:19 GMTVera Rubin, a pioneering astrophysicist who proved the existence of dark matter, had a gift for overcoming daunting challenges.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 01:29:09 GMTSpace travel remains a distant reality for most of the world's population. But, next year, the sound and shape of your laughter could make it aboard the International Space Station.
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Tue, 27 Dec 2016 10:09:03 GMTNetherlands-based firm Open Platform for Architecture (OPA) is breaking conventions by building into the earth, rather than above it.
Mon, 02 Jan 2017 02:46:56 GMTPerched on a ledge in a Taipei apartment, Ge Ge -- aka Elder Brother -- looks satisfied as he surveys his new territory.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 06:44:07 GMTKorean artist Jeeyoung Lee creates three-dimensional fantasy worlds.
Wed, 28 Dec 2016 10:21:23 GMTHis work may appear two-toned at first glance, but photographer Roger Ballen weaves deep layers of color into his complex art.