For decades, Myanmar’s people dreamed of democracy. But a year into office, Aung San Suu Kyi’s elected government is struggling to revive a sluggish economy and shake off the vestiges of the still powerful military.
Fourteen-year-old San Min Hteik had worked at the steel factory for less than a week when his hand got caught in a machine, a casualty of the economic boom driving more children into Myanmar’s factories.
Indian student Sunny Nair has always dreamt of working for a technology giant in the United States, but fears that President Donald Trump will crush his ambition in life.
People pray by the coffin of South African anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada in Houghton, South Africa on Wednesday. Kathrada, one of Nelson Mandela’s closest colleagues in the struggle against apartheid, ...
Photo taken on March 28, 2017 shows the sunset scenery of Dead Sea near Sweimeh Village, Jordan.
At least three women have been killed and dozens are missing after a jam-packed ferry capsized in the river of Panguchi in Bangladesh's Bagerhat district, some 178 km southwest of capital Dhaka, on Tuesday morning.
Brazil's meat exports have plummeted 19 percent in the past 10 days, affected by revelation of wrongdoing in the meatpacking industry, the Ministry of Industry and Foreign Trade said on Monday.
As about a third of Democratic senators have vowed to vote against confirming President Donald Trump's pick to fill a Supreme Court vacancy, bipartisan conflicts in the United States seem to have further eroded its political environment.
The brutal rape of an American teenage girl by two illegal immigrants on March 16 could become a rallying cry for US President Donald Trump's coming immigration reform.
At least four Afghan army soldiers were killed and five others injured in an overnight attack by Taliban militants on an army base in the country's southern province of Kandahar, a local official said on Tuesday.
Protesters shout slogans during an anti-corruption protest in Moscow, Russia, on March 26, 2017. Russian law enforcement agencies acted properly during Sunday's "unauthorized" protest, during which hundreds of participants were detained, the Kremlin said Monday. Official data showed that about 7,000-8,000 people took to the street in downtown Moscow on Sunday in a protest against corruption. Police detained some 500 people during the demonstration.
Myanmar soldiers attend a parade marking the 72nd Armed Forces Day in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, March 27, 2017. (Xinhua/U Aung)
The share of the US population concerned about climate change has reached a new high of 50 percent, according to a Gallup poll released Monday.
An assault by army commandos on a militant hideout in the Sylhet city, some 240 km northeast of capital Dhaka ended Monday, killing four militants holed up there. Brigadier General Fakhrul Ahsan, a spokesperson of the operation, told journalists at a press briefing on Monday night that they found four bodies inside the building.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday hailed her party's triumph in the southwestern state of Saarland, saying it boosted the morale of Christian Democratic Union (CDU) ahead of the coming federal election in September.
As a referendum on whether to turn to the presidential system looms, Turkey finds itself more and more isolated amid unending rows with European countries as well as discord with the US and Russia over their support to Kurdish militia in Syria.
Just days before British Prime Minister Theresa May activates the Brexit process, Dutch experts warned the Netherlands face a difficult balancing act of negotiating within a united European Union (EU) front, while confronting thorny issues to safeguard its own interests.
There was no evidence the Westminster assailant Khalid Masood had any links with the extremist group ISIL, the police in London said on Monday night.