A combination of corruption and central bank and government interventions is sinking Brazil's once-vibrant economy.

Pope Francis wants to end poverty by means of radical UN environmental policies, but is he in for a surprise?

At an emergency EU summit held in Brussels on September 22, heads of government from the European Union approved a plan to distribute 120,000 migrants fleeing turmoil in the Middle East across Europe.


The former president of Finland, who served as a senior negotiator among United Nations members early on amid the crisis in Syria, said in a recent interview that the Obama administration and other Western governments ignored a 2012 offer by the Kremlin that could have seen Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad step down. 



The U.S. military has been ignoring the rape of young boys by Afghan allies — even on American military bases — all in the name of cultural sensitivity.