The U.S. State Department is “deeply alarmed” about reports of torture, killings and gang rapes of women by government security forces in Burundi.
British Prime Minister David Cameron has called for women immigrants to Britain to learn English within 30 months or be deported.
The richest 62 people on earth now have the same wealth as the poorest 3.6 billion, according to a report from Oxfam.
Russia’s Parliament rejected a bill Monday that would have permitted fines or jail time for homosexual acts.
Vyacheslav Stoyanov had dreamed of visiting America since he was a young child.
The government of Zimbabwe is denying a report that President Robert Mugabe has suffered a heart attack.
The government of Sierra Leone is investigating an agreement to import waste from Lebanon.
The American seafood staple of Maine lobster, or “lobsta” as they say in Maine, is becoming very popular on Asian dining tables.
Turkish forces have killed 200 Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has announced.
Al Jazeera America, the three-year-old cable news channel that promised to cover in-depth journalism in the U.S., is closing.