It is the most delicate of roles right now, as Father Georg continues to serve his original boss, retired Pope Benedict XVI, while also heading the Papal household of Pope Francis.
Ephroim "Johnny" Jablon's entire family was gassed to death. At 94, he can't forget the smells and so many other details of the camps. Such memories are dying away.
It was 3 p.m. on January 27, 1945, when the Auschwitz concentration camp was liberated by the Soviet Army. The full scope of the Nazi barbarities, which included the extermination of six million ...
Failure to address spreading anger with economic inequalities, and to check its attendant demagoguery, may undermine the very functioning of liberal democracies.
Fariba Adelkhah, a French-Iranian expert on Shia society, has critics on all sides. Since June, she's been jailed in Tehran's notorious Evin prison. She and her companion have been on a hunger strike since last month.
Environmentalists and beer companies have common cause to oppose new tax rules that may reduce the level of recycling.
Throughout the country's turbulent history, efforts to establish a government by and for the people have always come up short.
Green Or Gone Why Women Are Particularly Vulnerable To Climate Change
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Its shared border with the U.S. could be more of a blessing than a curse if only Mexico would clean up its act.
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.
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.
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