At least 36 were reported killed after a passenger ferry carrying 189 people capsized in central Philippines Thursday. What causes ferry accidents, and how can they be prevented?
France’s prison controller Adeline Hazan denounced the government’s 'proselytizing prevention units,' calling them 'potentially dangerous.'
The United Nations and the World Health Organization released their annual report on sanitation and drinking water, finding progress short of Millennium Development Goals.
An Indiegogo campaign started over the weekend to help Greece pay its debt to the International Monetary Fund has raised more than €1 million from donors worldwide.
US says it is ready to walk away from a bad nuclear deal and Iran warns it will take the old path if the other side breaches the deal.
Egypt sentenced 509 people to death in 2014, up from 109 in 2013, according to Amnesty International.
IS has decapitated two civilian women due to allegations of sorcery.
An Indiegogo campaign raising $1.8 billion to pay off Greece's debts has received donations from more than 13,500 people.
Pakistan and India heat-wave fatalities could have been prevented. How some cities have responded.
Prime Minister Habib Essid said 80 mosques will be shut down within a week following Friday's terrorist attack at a beachside hotel.
The Syrian-Kurdish city of Kobane is important for the Kurds, ISIS, and the US for different reasons.
A photo of a little boy studying in an unlikely place goes viral in the Philippines, and attracts help from the local social welfare office.
The Global Peace Index has just released results for 2015. Four countries made the most improvement.
French taxi drivers on Thursday blocked roads to train stations and airports in Paris and other cities in a nationwide protest against ride-hailing company Uber. But two US cities offer possible paths to compromise.
Iran sent nuclear equipment to Sudan, a classified Saudi memo released by WikiLeaks says. There have been no previous reports of Iran sending nuclear equipment to Sudan.
British police arrested general Karenzi Karake at the request of Spain, where he is wanted in connection with war crimes.
Dual nationals who fight for terrorist groups or engage in terrorism-related conduct will automatically lose their Australian citizenship, under a new law.
Pakistan's prime minister has called for emergency measures and the army has been deployed to set up medical centers.
Pope Francis continues to make strong, controversial statements on Christianity, society, and politics, this time turning his gaze on the weapons industry.
2020 Olympic events nominated: Eight new sports are vying for inclusion in the 2020 Summer Olympics. What sport will get the nod and why?
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