In Syria, more civilians left eastern Aleppo on Friday to cross into the government controlled western sector at Bab Al-Hadid district. More than a hundred families are waiting for transportation and shelter centers.
Last month, a week-long series of brush fires destroyed thousands of acres of forest and hundreds of homes in Israel. Among the aircraft summoned to help was a specially-fitted 747, which made its firefighting debut.
Japan's government has pushed hard for the approval of the TPP, hoping that it would be able to inject much-needed vigor into the country's stagnant economy. However, U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is opposed to the deal and everything will be up in the air after he takes office.
In the U.K., lawyers in the Supreme Court Brexit hearings have wrapped up four days of hotly contested legal arguments. The country’s Eleven Supreme Court judges will now decide if the U.K. government would be breaking the law if it began talks on leaving the European Union without first consulting Parliament.
From goatees to mutton chops, men's grooming has made statements throughout history. In Egypt, a man's beard of bees has people buzzing. But the black and yellow insects are more than just an accessory.
Revenge is a poison that consumes whole souls and ruins lives. It’s an utterly human trait, one that’s informed history through the ages, from biblical times to the era of Donald Trump. It’s one of the most insidious of human endeavors and when it’s finally realized, those who seek revenge and the victims who suffer from their vengeance are both the lesser for it. There are no victors.
More than 220,000 dead. As many as 5 million displaced – more than one out of every ten Colombians. But on Nov. 30, what began in 1964 with rebels wanting to forcibly redistribute wealth, appears to have ended when Colombia’s legislature formally ratified a revised peace agreement.