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.
A large fire broke out early Monday morning at a waste terminal in Vantaa, southern Finland, burning down the warehouse completely and causing traffic problems, Finnish news agency STT reported.
Cambodian authorities have arrested 6,132 drug suspects in 2,677 cases in the first three months of a six-month anti-drug campaign that launched on January 1, said the Interior Ministry's latest report on Monday.
Prime Minister Theresa May told Scotland on Monday unity was crucial to Britain winning a good divorce deal from the EU, in an attempt to persuade Scotland to step back from independence demands.
The Senate Intelligence Committee plans to question President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, as part of its investigation into ties between Trump associates and Russian officials, the New York Times reported on Monday.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was sentenced to 15 days behind bars and fined Monday after staging the biggest anti-corruption protests in years, an act branded a "provocation" by the Kremlin.
A South Korean court will hold a hearing on Thursday to decide whether to arrest ousted president Park Geun-hye and hold her in a cell for up to 20 days while she is investigated on charges of taking bribes and abusing presidential power.
Pakistan has begun building a fence on its disputed 2,500 kilometers border with Afghanistan to prevent incursions by militants, Pakistan's army chief said, in a move likely to further strain relations between the two countries.
More than 100 countries are set to launch the first UN talks on a global nuclear weapons ban on Monday over objections from the major nuclear powers.
NATO plans to spend 3 billion euros ($3.24 billion) to upgrade its satellite and computer technology over the next three years as the Western military alliance adapts to new threats, a senior official said.
An avalanche Monday killed seven Japanese high school students and a teacher on a mountain-climbing outing, and injured 40 more.
An "unprecedented" 21 different types of dinosaur tracks have been found on a stretch of Australia's remote coastline, scientists said Monday, dubbing it the nation's Jurassic Park.
United Airlines has run into a social media storm after it barred two teenage girls from boarding a flight in Denver because they were wearing leggings.
Tatiana Panova holds a photograph of her great-grandfather as a solemn-faced student in 1923 in the Soviet Union, around 16 years before he died in a prison camp during the Stalin purges.