The roughly 1,000 troops are the first of a 3,500-strong unit. Russia criticized the deployment, calling it a threat to security.
With only 22 allied states worldwide, Taiwan faces increasing isolation as China pulls economic levers in Africa and elsewhere.
Historically enemies, minorities and parties like France's National Front are increasingly in sync as the former seek insurance against radical Islam and the latter tries to gain mainstream credibility.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is trying to expand access to contraceptives as part of his anti-poverty plans.
Instead of adding to hostilities toward internet freedom, Trump has a chance to help safeguard digital liberties. That means crafting a cybersecurity policy in his first 100 days to reinforce appropriate behavior in cyberspace.
For the first time, the president-elect said he believes Russia meddled in the election. In Washington, a growing cadre of Senators want a wider investigation to determine the extent of Moscow's interference.
The pioneering war correspondent, who worked around the world and paved the way for generations of female reporters, died in Hong Kong Tuesday.
The GrowHaus – an innovative indoor farm, marketplace, and educational center – emphasizes the importance of access to healthy food, and the potential of food to transform.
China released a Asia-Pacific security report underscoring its dedication to peace. But Taiwan-China relations have started 2017 on rocky footing.
As long as the ICBM doesn't pose a threat, the US may gather intelligence on it rather than shooting it down, said Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Tuesday.
Scientists at Qatar University designed the solar-powered hard hats to improve conditions for 2022 World Cup laborers. Qatar's desert heat can approach 120 degrees F.
As WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange casts doubt on US claims about Russian hacking, many conservatives have warmed up to the antisecrecy site that Republicans once criticized.
The World Cup will jump from 32 teams to 48 by 2026, according to a plan approved unanimously by the governing council of FIFA.
Since 2009, the country has seen a consistent decline in its homicide rate. While work remains to be done, the success so far should not be overlooked.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is a reluctant voice of restrictionism for EU citizens. But he and his party are reading Britain's anti-immigration political winds.