Thousands of Saudi women are petitioning to end laws requiring that a male guardian grant permission for them to marry, travel, or work, reflecting new momentum for an ongoing movement.
Cory Greene's experience in prison was integral to him cofounding H.O.L.L.A! in New York. For his work, he was named a 2016 fellow by Echoing Green, a nonprofit that supports social entrepreneurs.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said earlier this week that his nation may speed the construction of new hydropower plants along three rivers that flow into Pakistan – a move that would certainly be harmful for Pakistan.
At the first presidential debate Monday, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton blamed Russia for hacking the Democratic National Committee, while Donald Trump refused to point the finger at Moscow.
The International Criminal Court handed down its first sentence based on cultural destruction as a war crime.
Much of the Colombian public remains uneasy about provisions allowing perpetrators of war crimes to avoid jail time.
In Saudi Arabia, ministers' salaries will be reduced by 20 percent while lower-ranking civil servants will see wage increases suspended.
After an investment firm released apparent digital flaws in a company's products to profit on Wall Street, experts worry that security researchers may prioritize quick gains over public safety.
When Andy (Yuhan) Wang visited a school in rural China, he saw how difficult getting an education can be. His nonprofit provides books and supplies to rural Chinese students.
The 'Snowden' biopic is reviving the global privacy debate. But for anyone who thinks it's dead, the notion that individuals want control over their personal information is hardly passé.
A majority of CEOs in Britain say they are considering moving some of their operations elsewhere so that they may retain ties to EU markets following Britain's exit.
Opponents of French President François Hollande are calling for Britain to play a bigger role providing for migrants hoping to settle there, who are stuck in France as they file asylum claims.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and FARC leader Timochenko are set to sign a historic peace deal Monday, ending a 52-year conflict that has killed a quarter of a million people.
Japanese fighter jets were sent to respond to Chinese forces coming too close to contested islands in the East China sea on Sunday. China has been conducting drills in the region.