President Donald Trump has outlined a goal to hike American military spending by nearly 10 percent, shoveling yet more cash toward a defense budget already greater than that of the next seven nations combined.
President Donald Trump's tough new immigration measures are sending shudders through the U.S. farming industry, which largely employs a low-wage foreign workforce.
Nightmarish conditions in Libya are helping to drive a surge in the numbers of migrants attempting to reach Italy in the depths of winter, humanitarian officials and asylum seekers say.
Nearly three decades after it helped topple communist totalitarian regimes in Eastern Europe, U.S.-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) is challenging Moscow again, this time with a new 24-hour TV news channel in Russian.
Dumbphones -- handsets that just make calls and send texts -- were set to disappear as technology moved on, but they have survived in emerging markets and among nostalgics of simpler devices in the West.
Pakistan has renewed its vow to root out extremism after a fresh wave of attacks, but a rose-covered shrine in Islamabad built by radicals to glorify an Islamist murderer sends a different message.
North Korea had few friends even before the assassination of the leader's half-brother at a Kuala Lumpur airport last week, but the fallout from the killing looks set to further isolate the nuclear-armed state.
Few things seem to stop French far-right leader Marine Le Pen from rising in the polls. Not investigations for fraud and hate speech, attacks by opponents nor warnings from experts about her program.
Membership of North Korea's ruling dynasty brings enormous privilege, but for anyone who falls foul of the power games there is a potentially fatal price to pay.
Successful hotel chain operator Toshio Motoya doesn't mind if his denial of a notorious Japanese World War II military atrocity in China drives customers away.