Gender discrimination, a lack of maternal health facilities and poor security in temporary camps is making post-earthquake life difficult for Nepali women.
UN data shows women disproportionately affected by the Nepal earthquake and Irish voters are poised to legalize same-sex marriage in a national vote today.
2015 economic growth across West Africa is projected to remain on pace with 2014 data, according to a new U.N. report.
While Canada, Russia and Venezuela feel an economic pinch, a host of other countries are using cheap oil to balance their budgets and finance investment.
“We are monitoring the Iranian ships every step of the way,” Pentagon spokesman Col. Steve Warren told reporters.
With surrounding cities also under Islamic State control, escaping Ramadi is hardly a guarantee of safety.
Thousands of Rohingya Muslim asylum seekers are adrift in the Andaman Sea. Will Indonesia, Malaysia or Thailand heed international law and save them?
A coup attempt is underway in Burundi against President Pierra Nkurunziza and a five-day humanitarian ceasefire in Yemen goes into effect.
And the five-day cease-fire in Yemen has begun.