With a population of over 1.3 billion and a current growth rate of 7.8%, China is often viewed as a major emerging market. Then why do some want to leave?
North Korea's missile threats and unceasing instability in Syria were prominent discussion topics during the G8's meeting in London on Thursday.
Secretary of State John Kerry's trip to Israel won't solve the Palestinian issue, but it represents the latest in a series of small steps toward restarting the peace process.
Nicolas Maduro and Henrique Capriles will square off this weekend to replace the late Hugo Chavez as the president of Venezuela.
The U.S. military's shift to primarily counterinsurgency tactics have left significant weaknesses in the country's strategy for recovering unsecured nuclear weapons.
A violent campaign led by the same monks who head the pro-Democracy protests is ripping Burma apart, and this needs to stop.
Tensions between North Korea and the U.S.-supported government in the South are higher than ever. What would a real war look like?
FEMEN is a Ukrainian-based group that is fighting for women's rights in non-Western countries by baring it all. But this might as well be called colonialism 2.0.
The reported merger of al-Qaeda in Iraq with Jabhat al-Nusra in Syria poses serious problems both for those in Syria and for the wider region.
Award-winning True Colors youth theater troupe combats ignorance and fear-fueled homophobia with productions on love and LGBT youth. They need your help funding their documentary on equality.
"This was a brazen act of religious desecration, and it is something that is shocking to everyone in this community."
Try searching for “Yodok Gulag” on Google Maps, and you will find morbid joke reviews of concentration camps like they are for TripAdvisor.
Birmingham city council's act of protest is getting a lot of attention.
Watch this beautiful ceremony celebrating the union of two gay men in South Africa.
The world has learned to ignore what North Korea says. What they're not talking about is their arsenal of smallpox, anthrax, bubonic plague, nerve gas, and other deadly biochemical weapons.
Chiquita, the banana giant, is suing the Securities and Exchange Commission to prevent the release of thousands of documents that might expose its ties to Colombian paramilitary groups.
A recent announcement by the Iraeli government details plans to build illegal settlements beyond the Green Line for Holocaust survivors. But how does putting them in danger help them?
Pakistan is one of three countries where polio is still on the rise. And it's becoming increasingly difficult for health workers to administer vaccinations without endangering their own lives.
Last week, Eurostat, the statistical agency of the EU, published a report on worryingly high unemployment in the Euro zone: over 12%. Could Americans pull ahead of Europe as a result?
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ordered the UK government to compensate convicted child rapist Mustafa Abdi for his legal expenses.
The new Laser Weapon System, or LaWS, is a destructive military weapon. With all the drones and lasers jargon, one can't help but think: Are we in the future? Is this "Star Wars"?
Kenya's general election last month occurred without violence, but for a generation of Kenyan girls and women, violence is a fact of everyday life.
Several news organizations reported the departure of one staffer as the evacuation of the North Korean embassy. The press needs to stop misinforming the public by crying wolf.
Once again, the P5+1 talks with Iran have failed to jumpstart peace. And it's because of the U.S.
As North Korea continues to rattle the world, Kim Jong Un’s chubby little cheeks and lovable demeanor are finally trending on the web. Here are some great memes of him.