A new chapter in the story of Cuba's outreach to people began with the arrival in Katmandu, Nepal of 49 Cuban health care workers.
Deemed the worst earthquake to hit the nation in 80 years, the death toll has risen to more than 7,500.
The British passenger liner Lusitania was torpedoed by a German U-boat 18 miles off the Irish coast.
The death toll soared past 3,700, even without a full accounting from mountain villages that workers were still struggling to reach two days after the disaster.
Senior UN officials demand that EU leaders create sufficient channels for safe and regular migration.
A new report exposes how indigenous women in Canada are being murdered and are disappearing at alarming rates.
HRW is calling on the Obama administration to halt aid to Mexican security forces until human rights violations are investigated and prosecuted.
The attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo cannot be condoned. The persons responsible must suffer the full consequences for their actions.
The attack drew condemnation from around the world, with even Taliban militants in neighbouring Afghanistan decrying the killing as "un-Islamic."
Three decades after lethal gas swept through Bhopal, the central Indian city remains haunted by memories of the world's worst industrial disaster.