Greenland voters are on Friday expected to focus on the Arctic territory's economic future rather than independence from Denmark, in a snap election prompted by a corruption scandal.
As Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe heads to the polls next month, the success of his war on deflation hinges on convincing people like 24-year-old Ryo Tatemichi to shrug off fears about the future and start spending.
The extension of international nuclear negotiations with Iran is likely to prompt a far-reaching showdown between the White House and U.S. Republicans who seek to tighten economic screws against Tehran.
Raped by a member of her family and pregnant with a fetus that doctors said wouldn't survive, the 13-year-old Chilean girl had no choice but to carry the baby to term.
The front line that slices through Aleppo separates the ancient Syrian city's residents into two distinct worlds, the only thing uniting them the fear of stepping into a sniper's sights.
Nestled in U.S. President Barack Obama's plan to overhaul aspects of the U.S. immigration system are tweaks to rules for high-skilled workers long frustrated with hurdles to getting work or residency approval.
Facebook's move to fulfill its ambition to be the personal “newspaper” for its billion-plus members is likely to mean more woes for the ailing news media.
The murder of a Filipina transgender woman, allegedly by a U.S. Marine, has stoked nationalist outrage in the Philippines but activists say the spotlight should also be shone on “hate crimes” by locals targeting minority groups.
Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters are at a crossroads — as public support fades after nearly two months of mass sit-ins and gridlocked traffic, activists are split on whether to retreat or ramp up their campaign.
Spain is fighting a new wave of “homegrown” Islamic extremism, raiding cells and hunting radicals on the Internet as scores of Spaniards join Islamist fighters in Syria and Iraq.