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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 »

Americans, Mexicans celebrate 'El Grito'

September 16, 2013

September 16 is a very important holiday for Mexican citizens and people with Mexican roots. 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 »

China opposes military intervention in Syria

August 29, 2013

Syria is at the flashpoint of a potential military crisis, after reports surfaced alleging that the nation's government had used chemical weapons to attack more than 1,000 of its own citizens. Read Article »

Teachers striking in Mexico City

August 28, 2013

Mexico has developed a reputation for having one of North America's more problematic educational systems. Read Article »

Business Development Bank moves to aid Canadian SMBs in wake of problematic unemployment

August 28, 2013

Canada is currently in the midst of a number of economic difficulties. Read Article »

China refusing to meet with Japan to at G20 over territorial dispute

August 27, 2013

China and Japan have had an on-and-off contentious relationship for many years. Read Article »

Brazil-Bolivia dispute prompts foreign minister's resignation

August 27, 2013

Recently, a diplomatic dispute between Brazil and the neighboring nation of Bolivia engendered some significant fallout. Read Article »

Mayoral race is contentious in Moscow, Russia

August 26, 2013

Russia both recently and for much of the past has been home to a complex political climate. Read Article »

Germany's chancellorship race heating up

August 22, 2013

Sept. 22 will mark the latest election for the position of chancellor in Germany. Read Article »

Earthquake hits Mexico City but causes no significant damage

August 21, 2013

Extreme weather events are relatively common in the region of Central America. Read Article »

U.S. senator publicly renounces Canadian citizenship

August 20, 2013

As the next United States presidential election draws near, potential or supposed candidates from both parties are starting to come to the forefront and either directly or indirectly announce their intentions to run. Read Article »

Mexican firm aims to source shale oil from U.S.

August 19, 2013

The oil industry has historically been reasonably valuable to Mexico's economy, but in the past decade a variety of troubles have brought it into a difficult spot. Read Article »

Nigeria triumphs over South Africa in Nelson Mandela Challenge match

August 15, 2013

Since 1994, the Nelson Mandela Challenge soccer match has served as a showcase for South African footballers to take on visiting international teams to support the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund. Read Article »

Speculation rages about state of Canada's housing market

August 12, 2013

Aug. 15 will mark the release of Canada's housing sales statistics for July, by the Canadian Real Estate Association. Read Article »

Brazil hits Samsung with lawsuit regarding factory conditions

August 14, 2013

Recently, one of Samsung's major factories, located in Manaus, Brazil, fell under the scrutiny and criticism of the nation's government. Read Article »

Germany, U.S. to negotiate agreement regarding spying concerns

August 13, 2013

The United States received a considerable amount of criticism from various nations in the wake of certain National Security Agency (NSA) domestic surveillance programs becoming public knowledge. Read Article »

Philippines negotiating with U.S. to bolster military presence

August 8, 2013

The Philippines has been at odds with China recently due to a dispute over control of certain waters in the South China Sea. Read Article »

Obama cancels meeting with Putin over Snowden tensions

August 7, 2013

Tensions between Russia and the United States reached a fever pitch when the former nation granted former NSA contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden political asylum for one year. Read Article »

Mexico may adopt electricity reform measures

August 6, 2013

The Mexican electricity industry currently exists as a state-run monopoly, with no competition whatsoever from private corporations. Read Article »

Small earthquake hits Vancouver Island

August 5, 2013

Vancouver Island is located near a region known for regular seismic activity, the Nootka fault zone. Read Article »

China reels from heat wave

August 5, 2013

Beginning in July, much of China found itself in the grip of a massive heat wave - one worse than many regions of the country have ever experienced. Read Article »

Russia grants temporary asylum to Snowden

August 1, 2013

For much of the last two months, former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden has been on the run from U.S. law enforcement. Read Article »

China experiences massive stock market decline

July 31, 2013

China has been viewed as one of the most economically accomplished Asian nations for much of the past decade. Read Article »

Canadian foreign service officers on strike

July 30, 2013

For the past four months, Canadian foreign service officers running the operations of the country's embassies around the world have been in a bitter dispute with the federal government. Read Article »

Verizon's possible entry into Canada earns criticism from domestic telecoms

July 29, 2013

Verizon has an established reputation as one of the most successful wireless and telecom companies in the United States. Read Article »

Pacquiao may run for president of Philippines

July 29, 2013

Manny Pacquiao is world-renowned for his career as a boxer, with eight championship belts - all in different weight classes - to his name as of August 2013. Read Article »

China indicts former politician on corruption charges

July 25, 2013

In August 2012, the political career of Bo Xilai, then the chief of the Communist Party in the Chinese region of Chongqing, came to a shocking end. Read Article »

Pope Francis' arrival in Brazil enthralls locals, causes security concerns in Rio

July 24, 2013

Pope Francis, who succeeded the recently resigned Benedict XVI as leader of the Roman Catholic Church, arrived in the small town of Aparecida, Brazil on July 24 to deliver a public mass. Read Article »

Corruption discovered in Chinese pharmaceutical industry

July 23, 2013

The pharmaceutical industry is among one of the world's largest and most lucrative sectors. Read Article »

Mandela's health shows signs of improvement

July 22, 2013

For the past six weeks, many people in South Africa have been solemnly monitoring the condition of former president and anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela, who is hospitalized and in critical condition for with a lung infection. Read Article »

Nigeria's oil industry suffering setbacks

July 22, 2013

Oil is one of one of the most lucrative and important exports for the economy of Nigeria. Read Article »