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.
Iraq has witnessed a growing mass protest movement with demonstrations held every Friday since July 31 at Tahrir Square.
President Jacob Zuma called on South Africans to remember the 44 people killed at the Marikana platinum mine.
Ruben Espinosa was evidently on a special list because of his photojournalism activities, including the investigation of a previous murder of a journalist.
On July 29, Sto Kokkino, the radio station politically close to SYRIZA, broadcast a long interview with Greece's Prime Minister.
Obama's Kenyan paternal family background made his presence in the country as much a homecoming as a state visit.
The agreement between Turkey and the U.S. to cooperate against the Islamic State in Syria brings to mind a description of "crackpot realists."
Voters will elect a new president to succeed Otto Perez Molina of the Patriotic Party, who is not allowed a second term.
If Thomas Mulcair has his way, he will head Canada's first social democratic government. With an election just called on Aug. 3, polls indicate that this may happen.
Today, unfortunately, we are blessed with anti-immigrant Know-Nothings in many countries.