Environmentalists are ringing alarm bells after Brazil released its latest data on the Amazon rainforest, CNN reports. According to the government, the rainforest lost nearly 3,800 square miles over 12 months through July 2019, marking an 11-year high in deforestation and a 29.5% increase over the year before....
Brazilian authorities have identified a police officer as responsible for a stray bullet that killed an eight-year-old girl in Rio de Janeiro state this year
A senior U.S. intelligence official says Iran will likely begin buying new advanced fighter jets and battle tanks next year when the U.N. Security Council arms embargo is scheduled to be lifted.
A couple of hundred demonstrators have protested against a proposed Mexico City law that would allow children and adolescents to change the gender listed on their birth certificates
Amnesty International, citing “credible reports,” says it believes at least 106 people have been killed during protests in Iran over government-set gasoline prices rising
A protest over election reform erupted on the Caribbean island of Dominica, with more than 200 people fighting police before being dispersed with tear gas, officials said Tuesday
Prosecutors in Sweden are no longer pursuing a rape case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, whose 50-week sentence in a British prison came as a result of the allegation. The decision to drop the case came after seven witnesses were interviewed, reports the BBC . Though it described the alleged victim...
The U.N.’s nuclear watchdog says Iran has breached another limit of the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers by stockpiling more heavy water than allowed
Britain’s Prince Andrew is facing further disgrace as charitable partners and educational institutions begin to distance themselves from him amid unfavorable fallout from an interview on his friendship with sex offender Jeffrey Epstein
A Swedish prosecutor says the alleged rape investigation involving WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is now jailed in Britain, has been discontinued
The International Center on Nazi Persecution in Germany has uploaded some 850,000 documents containing information on ten million names that were collected soon after the end of World War II in the American occupied zone of Germany
The U.N. human rights office says it’s “very concerned” about U.S. President Donald Trump’s exoneration of three U.S. servicemen accused of war crimes, calling one of the pardons in a pending case “particularly troubling.”
Criticism from China’s rubber stamp parliament of a Hong Kong court’s ruling seems to hint Beijing may move to overrule striking down a ban on face masks at protests