It’s no secret that the global economic landscape has become increasingly challenging over the last few years, with many low-income developing countries feeling significant pain.
When an earthquake last year flattened this mountain village in central Nepal, killing 114 people, destroying homes and ripping apart a crucial irrigation system, many residents thought their only option was to leave, permanently.
Would the scandal surrounding the lead-contaminated water in Flint, Michigan happen if the residents were rich white people?
After risking death on the migrant trail and two months in “nightmarish” refugee centers in Germany, Mohammed Asif bought a one-way ticket back to Afghanistan, relinquishing his lifelong dream of asylum in Europe.
Senators Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders scored key victories in the 2016 quest for the White House, but Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton remained their parties’ frontrunners as the “Super Saturday” results came in.
The 2016 US presidential election is a circus which will produce an outcome and policies that will tend to fatten labor’s share of the economy while reducing that of capital.
Burrowing deep into a huge pile of jumbled luggage, Dick the dog wags his tail, pawing at a small green rucksack: inside is the hand-sized tip of an elephant’s tusk.
Elections in Spain, Portugal and now Ireland have rocked established politics as voters rebelled against austerity and traditional parties, creating political limbo by holding up the formation of new governments.
Garment exports are booming, defying fears that rising violence by militants and concerns over working conditions at Bangladeshi garment factories would cause global brands to source their clothing elsewhere.
Conservatives and liberals alike rounded on Republican Donald Trump for refusing to reject on Sunday an endorsement by David Duke, a white nationalist who once led the Ku Klux Klan.
New Hampshire, South Carolina and now Nevada: the evidence is mounting that Donald Trump will be the Republican presidential nominee.
Apple and the US government are squaring off in an epic legal battle with wide-ranging implications for how technology firms must work with law enforcement.
Senegalese reporter Amadou Sarra Ba is one of hundreds of African journalists to have enjoyed all-expenses-paid trips to China courtesy of the Communist Party, as Beijing seeks to win hearts and minds among the continent’s opinion-formers.
The U.S oil and gas industry has lost around 100,000 jobs over the last 16 months, according to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics
Nineteen camera traps on the Lao-Cambodian border reveal that at least some of Virachey Park’s animals are still snuffling about the deep woods.
The US oil and gas industry has lost around 100,000 jobs over the last 16 months, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Employment losses worldwide are probably at least double that figure.
Prime Minister David Cameron will try to sell his case for Britain staying in the European Union to parliament facing hostility from his own lawmakers and a plunging pound after London’s mayor threw his support behind the exit campaign.
Forget Brexit. The real obstacle to deeper European integration is not the awkward British, whether they choose to stay in the European Union with a “special status” or leave.
Chalit Pongpitakwiset has always felt like a man. Now the 25-year-old wants everyone else to see it too.
One night last month, Liu Xuehong stood weeping outside the gates of the United Nations headquarters in Bangkok, begging the guards to let her in.
A haunting black-and-white image of a refugee passing a baby under a barbed wire fence won the prestigious World Press Photo Award yesterday, highlighting Europe’s worst migrant crisis since World War II.
The two-day summit between leaders from ASEAN and the US in Rancho Mirage, California marks a “watershed year” for ASEAN and the US, heralding a new era of enhanced partnership.
China has deployed an advanced surface-to-air missile system to one of the disputed islands it controls in the South China Sea, Taiwan and US officials said, ratcheting up tensions even as US…
Global trade is having perhaps its worst period since the Great Recession, except this time there is no freezing up of the financial system to blame.
8211; Speaking to 1,000 of his soldiers at a mountain base on Myanmar’s border with Thailand, the leader of a powerful ethnic armed group called on other rebels to join…
If you want to lose young women, just scold them. That will offend them every time. And it’s precisely what two stalwart, old-school feminist icons did earlier this month when each chastised younger female voters…
New Hampshire may conjure up images of pristine winter skiing, crystal-clear lakes and summer hiking, but scratch the surface and there is a deadly war at the heart of the US presidential campaign.
Overs the last 49 years, ASEAN has achieved remarkable results in maintaining peace and stability, promoting the habit of regional cooperation and creating a set of shared norms, and developing the regional economy.