Sadiq Khan beat back a Conservative campaign of Islamophobia to win London's mayoralty.
This year's celebration of May Day around the world saw an unprecedented level of unity against serious threats to workers.
A team of forensics experts looking into the disappearance of 43 students has finished its work.
Cuba's Communist Party held its 7th Party Congress in Havana between April 16 and April 19.
Three decades ago, Vietnam embarked on what it calls a "renewal" process that brought rapid development after years of war, famine, and poverty.
The Vietnamese government is moving forward under Doi Moi with a set of free-market reforms with a socialist orientation.
The much anticipated vote on the impeachment of Rousseff took place in a raucous atmosphere of shouting, pushing and posturing.
They are dealing with inflation, difficulties in importing goods, falling oil prices, and worsening economic recession.
Vietnam spends 25 percent of its national budget providing pensions and social services to the nine million people who are veterans or related to them.
Today, primary education is compulsory and tuition "free," and according to statistics, the national literacy rate in Vietnam has reached 97.3 percent for those aged 15-50.