The country just won the sport's biggest tournament for the seventh time in 12 years. Its secret lies in politics and geography.
A rigorous vaccination campaign has nearly eliminated the crippling infectious disease from Nigeria and the continent at large, according to a new CDC report.
Sometimes a photo of a white van parked under English flags isn't just a photo of a white van parked under English flags
The 13-year-old tactic, once intended to be rare, has become completely routine.
Movie-goers continue to face arrest for borrowing the three-fingered salute of resistance.
With growing competition from online review services, Lonely Planet and other makers of travel books are experimenting—for better and worse.
A Swedish court upheld its arrest warrant for the Wikileaks founder, two years after his self-imposed incarceration. How long can this stalemate go on?
What makes the same fast food in Brooklyn and Port-au-Prince so different?
I acknowledge my role in endangering African elephants, and Western countries should too.
The next big thing in public transit: clean, efficient human waste
News organizations should stop reporting that "militants" were killed when they can confirm no such thing.
The head of the Luhansk People's Republic has called for an old-fashioned solution to resolve his differences with Kiev.
The late poet Mahmoud Darwish narrates this short film about Syria's capital.
The country has resumed its controversial policy of destroying the houses of Palestinians accused of terrorism.
Will corruption and criminality once again wipe out the country’s successes?
Are these the world's coolest travel documents?
In the eyes of the geographically oblivious, the entire continent appears infected—which is taking a toll on regional economies.
More than 80 percent of last year's terrorism fatalities occurred in just five countries.
The famous graffitied landmark and protest site was given an unexpected makeover.
The country's net nanny just ensnared hundreds of new sites.