Rio de Janeiro is home for the next 11 days to thousands of athletes competing in the 2016 Paralympic Games.
U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in Laos Monday for a three-day visit to the Southeast Asian country.
More than 300 million people in Africa, Asia and Latin America are at risk of life-threatening diseases such as cholera and typhoid.
Brazil’s new president has appealed for national unity after lawmakers voted to remove Dilma Rousseff from the office Wednesday.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says the best way for governments to stop extremist groups is to fight corruption and reduce poverty.
A new public opinion survey of young people around the world finds they are optimistic about the world and support progressive, or liberal, values.
State-controlled media in China recently reported that the government is trying to reach an agreement with other nations on operations in the South China Sea.
Officials in Thailand are working to help the tourism industry in several provinces affected by deadly bombings earlier this month.
A dusty and bloody five-year old Syrian boy captured the attention of people around the world this week.
Observers and activists in Vietnam are concerned about a fine against a foreign-owned steel factory for polluting ocean waters along the coast.