It started out as a student's project undertaken as part of a Bachelor's Degree in fine arts. The exploration of Mars and other distant planets will take international cooperation, and a flag that imparts a sense of unity was designed.
Some 3,000 cases of cholera have been reported in Tanzania, mainly among Burundian refugees fleeing political violence, the UN said Friday, adding that up to 400 new cases were being counted daily.
Jacinda Cambray will probably never forget her "Sweet 16" birthday party, nor will her 40 or so guests. The Pennsylvania girl's outdoor event was literally "dumped on" from above when human waste came raining down.
A British police force has agreed to pay £20,000 ($31,000) in an out-of-court settlement to a rape victim after officers arrested her following their failure to properly investigate her complaint, a report said Friday.
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A senior U.S. diplomat on Friday urged Myanmar to extend "citizenship" to the oppressed Rohingya minority to address an ongoing migrant crisis that has hit Southeast Asia, leaving thousands stranded at sea.
Amnesty International on Friday accused Ukrainian forces of torture and pro-Russian rebels of even more serious war crimes such as summary executions committed both before and after a February truce deal.
An Islamic State group suicide bomber attacked a Shiite mosque in Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia on Friday, killing and wounding several people in an assault that threatens to fan sectarian tensions.
European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker teased Hungarian Premier Viktor Orban over his strongman reputation Friday, jokingly greeting him as "dictator" as he arrived at an EU summit in Riga.
Ukrainians led by President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday donned the country's traditional embroidered dress -- a yearly celebration that has become a manifestation of national identity and unity.
US surveillance aircraft and naval ships have yet to test China's territorial claims around artificial islands built in the South China Sea, but the Pentagon warned that could be "the next step".
Boat people who have come ashore in Southeast Asia after harrowing journeys are delighted that Indonesia and Malaysia will give them temporary shelter -- although some were baffled by an offer of sanctuary in a tiny African nation they had never heard ...