Throughout the country's turbulent history, efforts to establish a government by and for the people have always come up short.
Its shared border with the U.S. could be more of a blessing than a curse if only Mexico would clean up its act.
After the U.S. assassination of General Soleimani and Tehran's accidental shooting down of a Ukrainian passenger jet, rising economic and political pressures have put Islamic rule in its most fragile state in memory.
A group of good Samaritans gathers regularly in Trieste, near the border with the Balkans, to receive weary migrants and tend their wounds.
With a socialist government in Argentina and Brazil's arch-conservative president cold-shouldering each other, private initiatives could restore some cordiality to a relationship that is strategic for all of Latin America.
When people die, they should be able to dispose of their corpses in a way that nourishes the planet. For now, it's still illegal in most places around the world.
India's cutting digital access for political reasons also costs livelihood for small businesses, women's safety, access to transport, food, education and almost every other aspect of a modern life.
Big data can provide firms with real-time information on consumer and social trends, but only if combined with the human factor.
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A pair of French architects are bringing new attention to a unique, underground section of the Chacarita cemetery in Buenos Aires.
A sudden rash of constitutional changes, and the government's subsequent resignation, looks to be a maneuver for Putin to hold on to power indefinitely.
Locals are pushing back against plans to build a five-star hotel that would throw grape-killing shade on the famed Italian city's last "real" neighborhood.
The European single currency is emerging as the new global provider of liquidity to the international financial system.
From the apocalyptic Australian fires to the killer drone strike on Iran's top military commander, these are troubling times indeed.
CAIRO — In Egypt, all imported meat must be certified as "halal," meaning that it has been procured, stored and shipped in accordance with Islamic law. Obtaining this certificate is a crucial ...
For areas like the Mediterranean basin, tourism is huge business. But it's also an inordinate source of plastic pollution.
Is this a movement of women from India's liberal campuses against a new citizenship law targeting the country's Muslim minority? Or does it run much deeper?
The finance mechanism for sustainable infrastructure, energy and industry may be the ultimate key to curbing, and partly reversing, the harms of climate change.
A generation after alcohol-free beer surprised the beverage market, it may be time to go one step stronger.
Authoritarianism seems to be gaining ground in many parts of the planet. But from Hong Kong to Chile — and many places in between — people are also pushing back.
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