Global Witness says 2015 was the most dangerous year yet for environmental activists.
Five years ago, police stopped Veronica Razo on a street in Mexico City and took her to federal prison.
Activists are voicing concerns about a new United States government report on human trafficking.
The suicide attack in Istanbul that killed at least 41 people is the latest in a series of deadly terrorism strikes to hit Turkey.
A meeting between the Dalai Lama and singer Lady Gaga has angered the Chinese government and Chinese citizens.
Opinion studies in Britain show almost equal support for staying and remaining in the European Union ahead of a vote on the issue Thursday.
A jaguar was killed in Brazil on Monday after it got out of its leash.
Twenty-four people are displaced from their homes every minute, according to the United Nations.
Brazil now faces its own Occupy Movement in public schools.
Switzerland has opened the world’s longest and deepest railway tunnel, 17 years after starting work on the project.