Mahashweta Devi, a well-known Indian writer and social activist, who used her writing to give voice to the oppressed poor tribal and forest dwellers, has died.
Forest officials say they have rescued six rhino calves from being washed away by flood waters that have swamped a national park in India's remote northeastern state of Assam.
Croatia's state news agency says police have arrested a German tourist who was vacationing on the country's Adriatic coast and is wanted by Turkey on terrorism charges.
French energy company EDF is due to decide whether to go ahead with a major nuclear power plant project in southwest England that some consider too costly.
The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Poland and World Youth Day celebrations (all times local): 11:45 a.m.
Volkswagen says second-quarter profits fell by more than half compared with the same period last year, before the company was hit by the emissions cheating scandal.
Daring to take on China in a territorial dispute in the South China Sea, the Philippines went to an international tribunal for justice, and won big.
In the village of Nanacamilpa, tiny fireflies are helping save the towering pine and fir trees on the outskirts of the megalopolis of Mexico City.
EXCLUSIVE: Less than a year after the United Nations embraced the all-encompassing, socialist-oriented agenda known as the Sustainable Development Goals, scientists are just beginn...
A wildlife groups says Dr. Luc Hoffmann, a Swiss ornithologist and naturalist with a passion for wetlands who helped create the World Wildlife Fund for Nature and many other conser...