Human Rights Watch: World's Autocrats Face Rising Resistance

Human Rights Watch says people around the world are confronting the abuses of autocrats and pushing back against intolerant populists. In its annual report, the

Amnesty Slams EU Policy as Migrant Boats Barred From Ports

Human rights group Amnesty International has described as shameful the decision by several European states to block NGO migrant rescue ships from docking in their

Wild Coffee Disappearing, Threatening Future Harvests

Rising temperatures, changing rainfall and encroaching diseases are threatening the world’s coffee crops. A new study says many of coffee’s wild relatives, which could help

South Korea Aims to Turn Around ‘Extreme’ Birth Rate Crisis

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA —  The South Korean government continues to struggle to reverse the trend of declining birth rates in Asia’s fourth-largest economy, where the

How reported crime rates changed in Sweden in 2018

A residential area cordoned off by police tape during an investigation. File photo: Björn Larsson Rosvall/TT The number of reported crimes in Sweden increased slightly

Defending champ gone: Sharapova ousts Wozniacki in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Maria Sharapova showed that she’s ready to be a Grand Slam factor once again, eliminating defending champion Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 4-6,

86 tram drivers wary of female students travelling alone in Bundoora

Another driver requesting anonymity said stops at the end of the 86 tram in Bundoora were “very dark” and needed better lighting and a stronger

"Foolish" Man Jumps From 11th Floor Of Cruise Ship For Insta Video

A Washington man jumped from the 11th floor of a cruise ship and straight into the water last week, a video shared on Instagram on

Aircraft Carrier Could Pass Through Taiwan Strait

TOKYO —  The U.S. Navy has not ruled out sending an aircraft carrier through the Taiwan Strait, despite military technology advances by China that pose