In an apparent effort to make room for thousands of detainees apprehended in the wake of a July coup attempt, Turkey will release 38,000 prisoners.
Papua New Guinea's prime minister announced Wednesday that the offshore refugee detention center will close, following mounting evidence of abuse and human rights violations there.
The Democratic and Republican parties – and their presidential candidates – should immediately put someone in charge of safeguarding their data. It's for the good of voter privacy and American democracy.
Thae Young Ho is a familiar face among correspondents seeking to travel to North Korea, and among far-left circles in London. His defection to South Korea is one among many North Korean officials this year.
The kidnapping of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's son, along with a half-dozen others, may suggest that the imprisoned drug lord is losing control of his cartel internally, while also facing pressure from rival cartels.
The move to make fire towers operational again stems from the high cost of using airplanes to monitor forests during the fire season. Towers were once considered the best line of defense against forest fires.
On Tuesday, Russian bombers launched airstrikes in Syria from a base located in Iran, which could could have significant repercussions for Russia's military and political influence in the Middle East.
Some observers didn't like the way Bahamian runner Shaunae Miller dove to victory in the women's 400 meter track and field final, but there was nothing illegal about it.