Beijing's Grain-for-Green program has helped blanket the country's hillsides with trees, undoing damage from decades of blistering development. But fostering biodiversity remains a challenge, conservationists say.
What was once described as ‘one country, two systems’ is now being called ‘one country, 1.5 systems’ as Hong Kong citizens feel increasingly stifled under a tightening Communist grip.
President Maduro classified an assault on Venezuela’s Supreme Court, strafed by a helicopter on Tuesday but injured no one, as a ‘terrorist attack,’ while social media users accused the president of staging the incident as a ruse to crack down on rebellious citizens.
Ana Brnabic wants to 'move boundaries' as future prime minister of Serbia if confirmed this week, which could include bringing the nation out from the shadow of Russia's influence.
A Chinese intelligence law quickly passed on Tuesday is part of a raft of legislation in the country that will expand government powers to monitor, raid, and seize property.
In a report Tuesday, the Army cited seven accounts of escaped or rescued hostages detailing the conditions of Marawi, Philippines, where civilians are being forced to convert to Islam.
In an attempt to end the nation's state of emergency in effect since the 2015 terror attack, a proposed bill wants to expand police power. But Human Rights Watch says the law will lead to anti-Muslim rhetoric and fan societal prejudices.
Peace talks will commence Wednesday in Switzerland to discuss the reunification of ethnically-divided Cyprus, and to hash out the related security oversight and territorial disputes, among other issues.
The demand for electricity, still largely fueled by coal, is growing worldwide. The complete transition away from coal to renewable energy could take decades, experts say.
A new deal with Northern Ireland's DUP could help Prime Minister Theresa May recover after a disastrous election. The announcement also sparks concern from Scotland and Wales about the deal's fairness.
Doug Rauch opened Daily Table in a low-income area of Boston two years ago. The nonprofit grocery store has been a pioneer in its approach to food waste, food deserts, hunger, and obesity.
In a historic dispute with Qatar, several Arab nations sent the nation a 13-point list including 'steep' diplomatic and political demands. Turkey has refused to comply with the ultimatums and intends to bolster its military presence in Qatar.
Law enforcement officials consider charges of manslaughter after a criminal investigation exposes the tragic Grenfell Tower inferno was touched off by a refrigerator fire, in addition to exterior cladding that failed safety tests.
After the death of detained American student Otto Warmbier just a few days after his return to the United States, North Korea claims it is being targeted in a smear campaign.
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