With two foreign oil companies shut down, many Tunisians are out of jobs.
This heart wrenchingly natural depiction of the tribulations of ordinary women comes as a much needed breath of fresh air.
A mysterious kidney disease is striking down labourers across the world and climate change is making it worse.
President Trump has called on the new Iranian president to stop supporting activities creating instability in the Middle East.
The cause of the mishap, which damaged the right wing of the Boeing 737 and left the large supply truck overturned on its side, remains under investigation.
Moon told a media briefing that he had appointed Kim Dong-yeon as deputy prime minister and finance minister, along with other ministers.
Cyber security researchers have said that they found technical evidence that could link North Korea with the global WannaCry “ransomware” cyber attack.
With Hassan Rouhani re-elected, French President Emmanuel Macron has high hopes of better economic and cultural ties with Iran
China views Taiwan as a renegade province to be retaken with force if necessary, and says it should not be recognised or treated as a separate country.
Only a tiny percentage of detained immigrants have attorneys, leaving even those with solid cases to stay in the US to fend for themselves.
Although it seems that single people have finally arrived, they still don’t enjoy the legal benefits that are granted to married people.
A candid conversation on globalisation, feminism and patriarchy in South Asia with Indian social scientist, feminist and activist Kamla Bhasin.
Brazilian soap operas are wildly popular in Angola, influencing women’s fashion and creating business opportunity for thousands of female entrepreneurs.
Independent, powerful feminist role models or a warning to women not to overstep the mark? Witches have been many things over the years.
You may not think of the buzz and whine of insects as musical, but the distinctive pitch of mosquito wingbeats could tell us how to fight malaria.
In Venezuela, the media has been under immense pressure for years, first under Hugo Chávez and now from the President Maduro administration.
Brazil’s political crisis is spiralling to a new level amid the release of recordings that allegedly caught the president authorising a bribe. Fixing this mess will take more than a personnel change.
The clashes come days before President Trump arrives in the region, where he will meet Israeli and Palestinian leaders.
Unrest and protests against President Nicolas Maduro’s socialist government since early April have caused at least 46 deaths, injuries to many and arrests.
UN Libya envoy Martin Kobler called the attack unprovoked and vicious, saying it “must not push (Libya) into further, serious conflict.”
The ED has asked him to carry along documents relating to his personal finances, the news channel and material related to the alleged sting operation
WannaCry has infected more than 300,000 computers in 150 nations, threatening to lock out victims who have not paid a ransom within one week of infection.
The Sudan People’s Liberation Army has also committed an unknown number of rapes and incidents of torture and looting, the UN said in a report.
Governments around the world were slow to get to grips with HIV/AIDS. But a big change came when they started understanding it not just as a health issue but as a security threat too.
While representatives from the US’s private sector and academic community will be participating, so far it is not clear what role, if any, the US government, the UN’s most important member, will take in the conference.
The release of the plea-bargain testimony by Brazil’s top court raises serious doubts about whether Michel Temer can maintain his grip on the presidency.
The administration has continued to struggle to fill the hundreds of open positions at senior levels of government that remain open.
The embarrassing leaks regarding the Trump-Russia probe were by a senior adviser who was also a “person of interest” in the probe.
Japan is leading countries that want to persist with the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal ditched by Trump in one of his first acts in office.
The hearing will be scheduled after the May 29 Memorial Day holiday.
Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the Moon, used the bag to hold rocks and dust from the lunar region known as the Sea of Tranquility.
India has performed poorly in tackling cases of tuberculosis, diabetes, chronic kidney disease and rheumatic heart disease, a study in The Lancet says.
While Assange may still not be able to leave the embassy in London, the dropping of the rape charges indicates the end of a seven-year standoff with Sweden.
The May 14-18 Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll found that 38% of adults approved of Trump while 56% disapproved; the remaining 6% had “mixed feelings.”
The big turnout favoured Rouhani, whose backers’ main worry has been apathy among reformist voters disappointed with the slow pace of change.
Moral grandstanding is worse than being merely annoying. There are strong moral reasons to avoid grandstanding.
Tracing the story about how a twelfth century Persian poem promoting hedonism and denouncing religion became the inspiration of English scholars and soldiers for hundreds of years.
This post takes a look at the statistics on suicides in India and whether men are more likely to commit suicide than women.
While female newsreaders appear regularly on many Afghan channels, an entire station for women, with mainly young women, is a novelty.
Machines by Rahul Jain reveals how some industries turn bodies into commodities.