Aung San Suu Kyi arrived in Thailand yesterday under an even darker cloud than anticipated when her three-day official visit was first announced.
After nine years of massive work, a renovated and expanded Panama Canal is set to be unveiled on Sunday, ready to take on much bigger cargo ships with hopes of boosting the waterway's business.
He may provoke strong disdain among important voting blocs, but Donald Trump is now in a two-horse race. With the potential of more Hillary email scandals to come, not to mention Trump's track record of proving pundits wrong, he has a chance of winning.
When Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi last visited Thailand four years ago, it was as head of her country's opposition party to offer moral support to the huge numbers of her countrymen who work here as migrant laborers in menial jobs, often in exploitative conditions.
A sexual harassment case at Yale University draws comparisons with another similar issue in a Karachi educational institution.
Iceland goes to the polls Saturday to elect a new president, with voters hoping the country can turn over a new leaf after the "Panama Papers" scandal tainted part of the political elite.
The tipping point might have been three years ago, when the European Union wanted to ban open bottles of olive oil -- that staple of easygoing culinary fun -- from restaurant tables across Europe.
Spaniards will cast ballots for the second time in six months in repeat polls on Sunday that may see the conservatives remain in power, even if many vote for left-wing parties.
Donald Trump's decision to fire his embattled campaign manager less than a month before the Republican convention sent a powerful signal to weary GOP leaders that the billionaire businessman recognizes the increasingly dire state of his presidential campaign.
Bernie Sanders' "Medicare for all" plan seems even less likely now that he's all but out of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, but there's a way that he and Hillary Clinton could still find common ground on health care.