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South African man in charge of Costa Concordia salvage

September 17, 2013

Over a year after it sank off the Italian island of Giglio, engineers managed to raise the Costa Concordia cruise liner from the depths of the ocean, according to CNN. Read Article »


Celebrate the Brothers Grimm in Germany

September 17, 2013

Many of the most beloved fairy tales popular today have their roots in Germany. Read Article »


New to Russia: Krispy Kreme

September 16, 2013

Americans know the delight of Krispy Kreme donuts - the sweet treats are quite popular in the States.  Read Article »


Mexico mulls a soda tax

September 12, 2013

Last year, when New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg proposed a ban on large sodas, some people applauded the movement while others said it crossed a boundary.  Read Article »


Report shows sunny future for Brazil business tourism

September 12, 2013

International business is a major component of Brazil's economy. Read Article »


USA beats Mexico in bid for 2014 World Cup

September 11, 2013

It's an exciting time for soccer fans, as teams from all over the world are competing to see who will be headed to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Read Article »


Amazing wildlife battle caught on camera in Brazil

September 11, 2013

Some people visit Brazil for the wild nightlife of Rio, but others go there because of the diverse wildlife found in the nation's vast expanses of jungle. Read Article »


Electric trikes coming to the Philippines

September 10, 2013

If you've ever visited the Philippines, you're probably familiar with the unique taxis that are a primary source of transportation among urban areas.  Read Article »


Brazil working hard to protect its rainforest

September 10, 2013

Deforestation is one of the biggest problems facing Brazil.  Read Article »


Canada among the happiest countries in the world

September 9, 2013

If you're interested in moving abroad, then you may want to read a recent report put out by the United Nations General Assembly. Read Article »


France legalizes gay marriage

May 21, 2013

France is the 14th nation on Earth and the 9th in Europe to legally recognize same sex marriage. Read Article »


France enters its second recession since 2012

May 15, 2013

The French economy officially entered recession in early 2013, while Germany managed to narrowly avoid the same fate. Read Article »


Arrests made in Belgian diamond heist

May 8, 2013

Police have arrested 31 suspect across Europe in connection to a $50 million diamond heist. Read Article »


History is made as Pope Emeritus Benedict returns to the Vatican

May 2, 2013

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has returned to the Vatican after a two month sojourn at the papal summer residence at the Castel Gandolfo. His relocation to permanent residence in the Vatican in early May marks the first time in history when two popes have cohabitated in the tiny city-nation. Read Article »


The Netherlands has its first king in over a century

May 1, 2013

King Willem-Alexander is the first king of the Netherlands since 1890. Read Article »


The British economy grew slightly in the first quarter of 2013

April 25, 2013

The U.K. economy grew slightly in the first quarter of 2013. Read Article »


Switzerland to curb immigration beginning in May

April 25, 2013

Switzerland is moving to cap immigration of workers from EU member states. Read Article »


Italian President Giorgio Napolitano urges the creation of a new government

April 23, 2013

Italy's president has threatened to resign if members of parliament do not form a coalition government soon. Read Article »


Canadian officials halt terror plot

April 22, 2013

Canadian officials announced the arrests of two men accused of plotting to derail a Toronto-area passenger train. Read Article »


Tension on the rise as French Parliament considers gay marriage legislation

April 18, 2013

Tempers in France are running hot as the national parliament prepares to vote on a bill to legalize gay marriage. Read Article »


Tens of thousands come out for Margaret Thatcher's funeral

April 17, 2013

Margaret Thatcher's funeral drew thousands of mourners from all over the world. Read Article »


Explosions rock the Boston marathon

April 16, 2013

Explosions detonated at the finish line as the Boston marathon was coming to a close. Read Article »


Tourists in South Africa attacked by elephants

April 15, 2013

Elephant attacks a pair of tourists in South Africa, one of many such attacks annually. Read Article »


Legal recognition of same-sex marriage on the rise in South America

April 11, 2013

Uruguay has become the 12th nation in the world to fully recognize gay marriage. Read Article »


Margaret Thatcher dies at 87

April 8, 2013

After and long and controversial career, former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher is dead at age 87. Read Article »


International topless jihad day aims to promote women's rights

April 5, 2013

Topless protests broke out across European cities this week. Read Article »


German commute interrupted by WWII explosive

April 4, 2013

An undetonated explosive shook up Berlin's Wednesday morning commute. Read Article »


Hugo Chavez legacy grows as Venezuelan presidential election draws closer

April 1, 2013

Hugo Chavez continues to play a major role in Venezuelan life even after death. Read Article »


Canadian report encourages government to ban junk food for kids

March 4, 2013

It is no secret that obesity has become a problem in the U.S. and Canada, and now Canadian researchers are taking things one step further. Read Article »


China blames U.S. for hacking attacks

February 28, 2013

It is no secret that hacking into governmental programs has become an issue, and now China is blaming someone for it. Read Article »


Sodium use in Canadian restaurants is extremely high

February 27, 2013

Researchers from the University of Toronto recently looked at the sodium levels of the food served in Canadian restaurant chains and found that the amount in much of the food exceeds recommended daily levels, according to CBC News. Read Article »


Charlize Theron partners with Toms shoes for charity

February 27, 2013

Charlize Theron, who is originally from South Africa, recently paired up with Toms shoes to develop a new shoe that will benefit the Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project (CTAOP). Read Article »


Retired Chinese doctors asked to treat people in rural areas

February 26, 2013

Doctors in China are being asked to come out of retirement in order to help those in rural parts of the country. Read Article »


TV personality opens up about coming out in Russia

February 26, 2013

Last month, Russia put forth a bill that would fine institutions and individuals who spread "propaganda" that supported homosexuality to minors. Read Article »


Everyone wants Brazilian soccer star Neymar

February 25, 2013

Neymar has become one of the biggest sensations in soccer, and everyone wants the star to leave Brazil and join their team, and this includes Sao Paulo's Luis Fabiano, who recently told reporters he thinks the Neymar would fit well in Spain and should consider the switch, according to Sambafoot. Read Article »


Montreal restaurant owners upset with new policies

February 25, 2013

Restaurants in Montreal are dealing with the backlash of the Office québécois de la langue française's (OQLF) recent enforcement of previous policies, which are requiring that certain pictures or decor be taken off the walls and menu items switched from any English to only French, according to CBC News. Read Article »


South African Olympic star charged with murder

February 21, 2013

Oscar Pistorius was one of the standout Olympians during the 2012 games this past summer, and now the double amputee is faced with a murder charge.  Read Article »


Cyberbullying causes Canadian tennis star to quit

February 20, 2013

Cyberbullying has become a serious problem across the globe, as more people are falling victim to torment and abuse from their peers in school or elsewhere Read Article »


Vladimir Putin's new bill to ban officials from having foreign bank accounts

February 13, 2013

Russian President Vladimir Putin recently put a bill forward that aims to limit corruption while also building the country within. Read Article »


Former South Africa assistant coach charged with trying to fix game

February 12, 2013

Phil Setshedi, the former assistant coach of South Africa's national team, has recently been sentenced to three years in prison after being convicted of trying to fix a game, according to The Associated Press. Read Article »


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