A generally accepted definition of civil war is a fight for control of a nation, involving the state, one or more non-state actors, and at least 1,000 battlefield casualties. Sounds like Syria.
The Western Hemisphere will be able to view Venus crossing the sun this evening, a last-in-a-lifetime opportunity. In Mexico events are scheduled today across the capital.
Sam Flowers opened his dream cafe in Rio de Janeiro without guidance on how to get a visa, or adjust to 'Brazil costs.' Two years later he helps others pursue their Brazilian business dreams.
NATO signs deals with Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Kazakhstan to truck its military supplies from Afghan war out through Central Asia, giving it options instead of closed Pakistan route.
The International Atomic Energy Agency announced it would meet with Iran in Vienna this week and also acknowledged concerns about a cleanup at a military site where it suspects past weapons-related activities.
Air quality in Beijing is notorious for being 'crazy bad.' The US Embassy in Beijing started tweeting air quality reports, but now China says it's unfair to judge it by international standards.
Bike-sharing in Europe is spreading to so-called cargo bikes that can carry anything from products for customers to kids to school.