Attacks by Boko Haram and violence between the two main opposing parties, compounded technical problems with Nigeria’s new polling machines. But millions of Nigerian citizens voted in a presidential election Saturday.
The revelation that co-pilot Andreas Lubitz had been diagnosed with a mental illness before he crashed the Germanwings jetliner Tuesday raises concerns over how airlines screen pilots for mental health issues.
The copilot flew the Germanwings Flight 4U9525 into the mountains after the pilot was deliberately locked out of the cockpit. The security measures put in place to stop 9/11-style hijackings may have been the fatal flaw that prevented the other pilot from regaining control.
Reschedule your trip to see the set of Luke Skywalker's home planet. The US and UK governments have warned citizens against traveling to the western border of Tunisia as the Islamic State encroaches on the region.
While addressing her fellow students at their graduation ceremony, a high school student in the Philippines hinted at injustice in the school’s grading system, prompting faculty members to stop her mid-speech.
Members of the Muslim community in Sydney, Australia have established a television studio with programs that aim to counter Islam’s portrayal in mainstream news media. Is this a viable approach to promoting tolerance and understanding across religious lines?
As the island nation of Vanuatu struggles in the wake of Cyclone Pam, global leaders are meeting in Japan for a U.N. conference on disaster prevention. Japan pledged $4 billion in disaster aid over the next four years.
A powerful cyclone swept through the islands of Vanuatu in the Pacific Ocean Saturday, destroying homes, cutting power lines, and recharging the global discussion on disaster prevention, management, and readiness in the region.