Venezuela is rolling out a new, smart-card ID known as the 'carnet de la patria,' or 'fatherland card.' The ID transmits data about cardholders to computer servers. The card is increasingly linked by the government to subsidized food, health and other social programs most Venezuelans rely on to survive.
Global military expenditure reached almost $1.7 trillion last year.
A top Pyongyang envoy told Reuters the hermit kingdom will move ahead with its nuclear and ballistic missile program, in defiance of the US and its allies.
Sources said the ex-president plans to travel to Brasilia on Tuesday to discuss his options with incumbent Dilma Rousseff.
The number of people who could be displaced in US coastal regions due to rising sea levels this century as a result of climate change is much higher than previously thought.
Here's what you'll find inside the latest batch of documents recovered in the 2011 raid that killed Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan.
Thousands of students are protesting nationwide as the government cracks down on dissent.
The Republican-controlled US Senate would have to approve the nomination.
Several Western countries have said there is no hope for progress without a halt to the Russian bombing, which has decisively turned the balance of power in favor of Assad.