Trudeau's commitment to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees in Canada has earned praise from humanitarian groups. But the plan will admit only women, children, and families, perhaps meant to mollify concerns about security checks.
While there is a growing academic belief that climate change will increase conflict this century, scientists are hesitant to label climate change a direct cause of any one conflict.
A Brussels lockdown produced a surge of cat photo tweets to offer a moment of levity in an extremely tense situation. But the cat tweets may have assisted police, too.
Police and military vehicles are patrolling the streets, while the metro and schools remain closed.
As the drought in Southeastern Brazil drags on, the people of Sao Paulo are struggling with stringent rationing. What accounts for the water crisis and how could it be remedied?
In a fossilized forest in Arctic Norway, scientists find evidence of plants' power to direct climate shifts.
An Iranian court has issued a sentence for Jason Rezaian, Tehran bureau chief for The Washington Post. The terms of the sentence, however, remain undisclosed.
Ten countries Sunday signed a compact to formally establish a European Union-style organization to encourage investment and cooperation in the region.
Speaking from Kuala Lumpur, President Barack Obama said the world would not accept the extremists' attacks on civilians as the 'new normal.'
Radical jihadi fighters have found a voice on social media platforms. Should they be allowed to keep it?
The Russian police force has offered to send France a puppy to replace the dog killed during an anti-terrorist operation in Paris. It's a symbolic gesture perhaps indicating a shift in how Russia wants to interact with Europe.