Wild poliovirus clings to a tenuous existence in areas like those haunted by Nigeria’s Boko Haram, where eradication is costly, dangerous, and urgent.
The tributes for one of Canada's most celebrated and well-loved artists are pouring in this morning, but few may be as moving as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's public statement.
Far from the booming metropolis of Beijing, China is building a sprawling system that combines dystopian technology and human policing. "It's a kind of frontline laboratory for surveillance."
Saint Helena is one of the most remote islands in the world. The only way to access the island previously was by sea, "a five-night voyage from Cape Town." The new airport, servicing the 4,500 island inhabitants with flights from South Africa, was built at a cost of $374 million.
At start of week-long meeting, president tells delegates in 3hr 23min speech to "strive with endless energy toward national rejuvenation."
Who gets to document African realities? Who are the "gatekeepers" of African publishing traditions?
How did one line produce two very different worlds?
Powerful wildfires are currently burning across Portugal and Spain, and this driver found himself nearly trapped by a fire.
Three weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, people across the island, especially those in remote areas, are improvising ways to stay alive.
Puerto Rico still mostly lacks electricity, and water and other supplies are hard to come by, even for World Central Kitchen. But, Andrés’s team of hero chefs and volunteers remain dedicated to getting food to those who need it, even delivering meals by rope to people stranded in a high-rise apartment building.
Zainabu Hamayaji went to extraordinary lengths to protect her 10 children from being abducted by Boko Haram.
Austrian front-runner Sebastian Kurz, 31, who would become the EU's youngest leader, is expected to attempt to form a coalition with a far-right populist party that was long ostracized for its extreme nationalism.
Not sure whether this is actually conducive to safe driving, but we appreciate this little Easter Egg of an accessory.
In a new speculative-fiction anthology series, Iraqi authors consider their country's tumultuous present as they envision how it could look in the year 2103.
Somali president declares three days of mourning after deadliest ever attack is blamed on militant group al-Shabaab.
Here's a roundup of eight key claims made by President Trump in his speech on the Iran nuclear deal.
Coleman and Boyle were abducted in October 2012 while traveling in a remote area of Afghanistan outside Kabul.
In 1964, Lyndon B. Johnson needed an excuse to start a war. Two alleged engagements on August 2 and 4 finally gave him the chance.
For the people of war-torn Mariinka, bread is a reminder of better days.
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