Russian President Vladimir Putin is making the same grave mistake his Soviet predecessors did. He is using the country’s oil exports to finance his bid to restore his country to greatness it never had.
The United Nations vowed Saturday to play a "strong role" in helping Liberia and its neighbours fight the deadly outbreak of Ebola in west Africa, which it said could take months to bring it under control.
As Islamic State militants hold entire towns and hundreds if not thousands of young Iraqi women hostage without adequate food and water, Canadian leaders are once again confused about what their country’s role in Iraq should be.
Islamist fighters in the Fajr Libya (Libyan Dawn) coalition said on Saturday they have captured Tripoli's battered international airport after many days of clashes with nationalist militiamen.
An interview with Edmonton mayor Don Iveson, who wants to positively transform his city. A man takes on a crocodile in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. Doctors remove a 38-year-old baby skeleton from a woman in India. Welcome to this week's TopFinds.
The parasitic fungus that kills its ant hosts outside their nest in order to reproduce and transmit the infection, manipulates its victims to die in the vicinity of the colony, ensuring a constant supply of potential new hosts.