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Lone Star College student transfers to school in Italy after short academic trip

January 31, 2012

Study abroad programs give students the chance to experience another culture by completely immersing themselves in it, rather than just visiting and playing the role of tourist. Read Article »

Cosmic radiation may be the real reason for failed Russian probe

January 31, 2012

After Russia's failed Mars probe crashed back to earth earlier this month, rumors began circulating about what went wrong, but now officials think they know what really happened. Read Article »

Mexico's Occupy movement is small, new evidence of Carlos Slim's corruption may change that

January 31, 2012

Mexico is currently witnessing its own Occupy movement, but a lack of social media access has prevented the protests from growing as large as those in the United States. Read Article »

Afghan National Museum welcomes home ancient sculpture from Germany

January 31, 2012

Germany recently returned an ancient artifact to the Afghan National Museum. Read Article »

Brazilian fashion designers now offer plus-size swimwear options

January 31, 2012

Brazil's fashion world is growing, literally. Read Article »

More Canadian viewers than ever before for 2012 NHL All-Star Game

January 31, 2012

The annual NHL All-Star Game is a highly anticipated event for professional hockey fans, and this season's game was no different. Read Article »

Nelson Mandela's last surviving sibling passes away at 81

January 31, 2012

Nelson Mandela's last living sibling recently passed away at the family's compound in Eastern Cape, South Africa. Read Article »

International study benefits far outweigh negatives

January 30, 2012

Traveling to another country to pursue your education can be a very rewarding experience, but the road to reward may be paved with frustration and challenges. Read Article »

Business travel is easier with a bit of planning

January 30, 2012

The life of a business traveler can be stressful, especially when it comes to navigating airport security, getting to the hotel and assimilating to new cities and towns regularly. Read Article »

New Orleans student shares his study abroad experience

January 30, 2012

Studying abroad gives students the chance to take in a new culture, perfect a foreign language and grow as individuals. Read Article »

Survey indicates more business travel for 2012

January 30, 2012

The global economy has been less than ideal in recent years, and many companies may cut back on business trips and other expenses to counteract the negative effects of the economic downturn. Read Article »

Holocaust Memorial Day marks 67th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation

January 27, 2012

Friday, January 27, marks the 67th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz concentration camp, and is also honored as Holocaust Memorial Day in Germany. Read Article »

A few tips to improve business travel

January 26, 2012

Business travelers tend to get pretty good at navigating airports and packing suitcases, but for those who aren't on the road frequently, here are a few helpful tips to help make the trip a bit easier. Read Article »

Mass Russian opposition rally officially allowed to demonstrate against Putin

January 26, 2012

Russian officials recently granted permission for a protest rally to be held in Moscow. Read Article »

President Obama targets China in State of the Union address

January 25, 2012

On Tuesday night, American President Barack Obama gave the annual State of the Union speech, during which he mentioned China numerous times. Read Article »

Rowan University sees more students traveling abroad

January 25, 2012

At New Jersey's Rowan University, spending a semester or two abroad is the latest craze. Read Article »

Obama recognises international students in State of the Union address

January 25, 2012

President Barack Obama recently gave the annual State of the Union address, and his speech covered a range of topics from the economy to public programs and education. Read Article »

PNRC working hard to train volunteers in every Filipino community

January 24, 2012

The Philippine National Red Cross (PNRC) is is continue to recruit volunteers for the Red Cross 143 program, which intends to train emergency responders in every village and community throughout the nation. Read Article »

China's next leader to visit U.S. in February

January 24, 2012

China's Vice President Xi Jinping is set to visit the U.S. next month to meet with Vice President Biden. Read Article »

Many were unwilling to travel home for Chinese New Year

January 23, 2012

On January 23, China celebrated the Lunar New Year, and the beginning of the Year of the Dragon. Read Article »

Chinese New Year is now a non-working holiday in the Philippines

January 23, 2012

January 23 marks the start of the Lunar New Year, and this year the Philippines is celebrating the fist day of the Year of the Dragon as a non-working holiday. Read Article »

Russia's Makarova defeats Williams to go head-to-head with Sharapova

January 23, 2012

Russia's Ekaterina Makarova beat American tennis champion Serena Williams at the Australian Open in Melbourne. Read Article »

Cameroon Olympic team to train in Scotland prior to the London games

January 20, 2012

The Cameroon Olympic team will spend a few weeks before the 2012 London Olympics training in the U.K. city of Aberdeen. Read Article »

Canadian freestyle skier Sarah Burke passes away after skiing accident

January 20, 2012

Sarah Burke, an Olympic freestyle skier from Canada, passed away due to complications from a skiing accident. Read Article »

Suspected Boko Haram bomber arrested in Abuja but escapes

January 19, 2012

On Christmas Day, a bomb went off just outside of Nigeria's capital Abuja at a Catholic church in Madulla. Read Article »

Yao Ming attends panda reintroduction ceremony in China

January 18, 2012

Former NBA star Yao Ming recently got to take part in a giant panda adventure. Read Article »

Former NFL star offers tips for business travelers

January 18, 2012

Traveling for work can be tiring and stressful, which is why NFL star Troy Vincent recently shared a few travel tips with USA Today. Read Article »

Rumors of suicides wake Mexican people up to severity of droughts in Chihuahua mountains

January 18, 2012

The indigenous Tarahumara people of Mexico's Chihuahua state have been hit hard by a long-lasting drought and now freezing temperatures. Read Article »

France welcomes two giant pandas from China

January 17, 2012

China recently agreed to lend two giant pandas to France in an act of diplomacy, according to Reuters. Read Article »

Short-term study abroad options pique Rochester students' interests

January 17, 2012

Studying abroad is something that students can do for a few weeks, a semester or even for their entire college career. Read Article »

Canadians don't have to keep election results a secret anymore

January 13, 2012

It was once illegal for Canadians to share election results before the polls were closed, but the advent of the internet and social media make it nearly impossible to stop people from leaking this information. Read Article »

Au Pair Care offers new safety training course for au pairs

January 13, 2012

Becoming an au pair is a great way for people to see the world and really get to know another country. Read Article »

UFC fighter Vitor Belfort returns home to Brazil for Saturday's fight

January 13, 2012

Tomorrow night, Brazilian UFC fighter Vitor Belfort will return to his home country to take on American Anthony Johnson. Read Article »

Mexican drug cartel leader captured this week

January 13, 2012

Mexico has been waging a war on drug cartels in an attempt to put an end to the violence that coincides with the illegal business, and they recently made major headway. Read Article »

Business travelers use work trips for personal vacations as well

January 12, 2012

A new report shows that many business travelers from emerging economies will take advantage of traveling for work and incorporate leisure time. Read Article »

Weather forecasters could go to jail for incorrect predictions in South Africa

January 12, 2012

The African National Congress is currently trying to pass a new amendment to the Weather Service Bill that would make false weather prediction a criminal act. Read Article »

Mayweather challenges Pacquiao to another fight on Twitter

January 12, 2012

Floyd Mayweather recently challenged Manny Pacquiao to yet another fight. Read Article »

Italy's economy finds stability, Germany's begins to weaken

January 11, 2012

Economic instability in Europe has been an ongoing concern, and political leaders from Germany and Italy recently banded together to try to confront the debt crisis head-on. Read Article »

Failed space launches of 2011 blamed on possible sabotage

January 11, 2012

Last year was a relatively unsuccessful one for Russia's space program. Read Article »

Canada Post announces limited edition Year of the Dragon stamp collection

January 10, 2012

Canada Post recently unveiled the fourth design in the Lunar New Year stamp series, and this design honors the Year of the Dragon. Read Article »