More than 40% of the population is living on less than one meal a day and 97% are expected to have fallen below the poverty line by the end of the year.
Russia allegedly tells nuclear power plant workers to not go to work Friday amid concerns of a planned incident
Tourists fined for surfing along Venice's Grand Canal, drawing mayor's ire
New Zealand family's auction win unearths the bodies of two children
Saudi woman sentenced to 34 years in prison for her Twitter activity
Israel closes Palestinian rights groups it labeled terrorist organizations
U.S. to hold formal trade talks with Taiwan in show of support
Hanae Mori, pioneering Japanese designer who won international acclaim, dies at 96
Urgent rescue mission for 10 Mexican miners trapped hundreds of feet underground
The rescue mission for ten workers trapped hundreds of feet underground in a Northern Mexico mine is growing more dire as the effort stretches into a second week. Officials say a tunnel wall collapsed August 3, triggering an explosion of rushing flood waters from an adjacent shaft. After two weeks, there has been no sign of life.