About 74,000 years ago, the Mount Toba volcano erupted on what is now the Indonesian island of Sumatra.
In the 1970s, the fourth king of Bhutan proposed an unusual method for measuring the country’s success.
The French department of Aube has fined the 41-year-old baker 3,000 euros, or about $3,600.
As Egypt prepares for a presidential election, the country continues to struggle with security in the Sinai Peninsula.
The crown prince of Saudi Arabia said his country will develop nuclear weapons if its rival Iran does.
Stephen Hawking, the most famous physicist of his time, has died at the age of 76.
Finland is the world’s happiest country.
China is expected to hold its first joint military exercises with a group of Southeast Asian nations later this year.
Many people were shocked last week by news of the planned talks between the leaders of the United States and North Korea.
Seven Buddhist religious workers from the village of Sindhukot in Nepal are trading in their robes for running shoes.