Syrians, Iraqis, Afghans and other refuge-seekers are caught in a series of mouse-traps.
Mexico celebrates its independence on this date in 1810.
The backdrop for elections in Greece, Portugal, Spain and Ireland is one of deep economic crisis ignited by the American financial collapse of 2007-08.
On the 13th July, the democratic elected Greek government of Alexis Tsipras was brought to its knees by the European Union.
The possibility of creating all-people's unity against the corporate, imperialist enemy is getting greater.
One of the parties that led international social democracy's turn toward the centrist 'third way' in the 1990s is now poised to elect a new leader from the left.
Change and catastrophe produced one of the world's most beautiful dances: The Dance of the Feather.
Desperate families facing ever new obstacles from weather, hunger and thirst to barbed wire fences - these pictures hammer at emotions for one tragic week after another.
Otto Perez Molina resigned and was arrested on charges of corruption and accepting bribes; the elections that followed sent a confused message.
In a historic and far-reaching move, as part of Pope Francis' efforts to highlight environmental issues, the Vatican declared Sept. 1 World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation.