Ms. Yamin has been a key actor in getting that ambitious goal into the discussion of carbon emission reductions under way at the UN climate talks in Lima, Peru.
Since the hacked Sony e-mails have nothing to do with whistleblowing or matters of political and national importance, publishing them is nothing more than privacy evisceration courtesy of media opportunism.
In a world where immigrants are often met with hostility, Germans are taking a pragmatic approach – turning the country into the world's second largest recipient of immigrants after the US.
In Bangalore, India, Nalini Shekar has organized lowly waste pickers wandering the streets into a cohesive group of waste-management professionals.
Tanking oil prices may force Iraq to delay its final Gulf War reparations payment to Kuwait. And oil's drop has weakened the ruble, which Russia's central bank intervened to prop up today.
The hacktivist collective aimed a digital attack at Mexico that took down and defaced at least eight websites in response to the government's handling of the abduction and possible murder of 43 trainee teachers.
Officials in India are rolling out a drone surveillance program to crack down on rapes after fallout from an alleged rape by an Uber cab driver. Will it work?
Haya, a Hebron college student, has stopped telling friends about peace and started boycotting Israeli products. But she meets twice a month with Israelis and says one day she might be Palestinian president.
Ziad Abu Eid died Wednesday after a scuffle with Israeli security forces. His funeral was held Thursday amid an ongoing dispute over the exact cause of his death.
A Marine Corps Reserve effort helps families.