The shooting of a Rio de Janeiro activist and critic of police abuses has caused angry outbursts across Brazil and deepened concerns over President Michel Temer’s use of the army to control violence, ahead of national elections in October.
Russia ordered the expulsion of 23 British diplomats in response to a similar move by the U.K. government, which blames Moscow for the poisoning of an ex-double agent and his daughter in southern England.
A group of Olympians are pushing for the ouster of U.S. Olympic Committee Chairman Larry Probst and an overhaul of his entire organization, citing its flat-footed response to sexual abuse and a broader litany of “dysfunction, neglect and out-of-whack pr
The social-media giant said it been given information that Cambridge Analytica, along with two individuals who don’t work there, improperly kept Facebook user data for years despite telling the company that it had destroyed those records.
Australia has urged Southeast Asian nations to strengthen their counterterrorism cooperation, warning encrypted-message systems on mobile phones and the internet’s dark web are heightening the risks of terrorist attacks in the region.
The Syrian regime’s assault on a rebel-held enclave near the capital has left civilians with the stark choice of joining thousands who are fleeing across frontlines or hunkering down in basements with little food and uncertainty about their fate.
The fight against the epidemic is losing momentum for the first time, and experts say the booming population of young women in sub-Saharan Africa means global infections could start rising. Researchers are racing to develop new prevention methods.
Fiat Chrysler lost a bid to dismiss a lawsuit accusing it of rigging diesel-powered vehicles to dupe emissions tests, keeping the Italian-U.S. auto maker in the legal crosshairs over alleged environmental violations that have drawn comparisons to longstan