Published by Enterprise Staff on Fri, 03/18/2016 - 4:53pm
MEXICO CITY — Choking smog returned to the skies of Mexico City this week at levels not seen in more than a decade, prompting fears of more eye-watering days to come as efforts to curb pollution run afoul of the courts and the realities of life.
Published by Enterprise Staff on Fri, 03/18/2016 - 4:03pm
CAMPINA GRANDE, Brazil — Last May, as the first cases of Zika were being detected in Brazil, cities at the front lines of the epidemic stopped receiving government shipments of insecticide to kill mosquitoes.
Published by Enterprise Staff on Fri, 03/18/2016 - 3:57pm
BRUSSELS — Police raiding an apartment building captured Europe's most wanted fugitive Friday, arresting the prime suspect in last year's deadly Paris attacks in the same Brussels neighborhood where he grew up.
Published by Enterprise Staff on Fri, 03/18/2016 - 3:53pm
BRUSSELS — European Union and Turkish leaders celebrated a "historic day" after sealing a widely-criticized pact to send thousands of asylum-seekers back to Turkey — a deal that will cost millions and require the rapid dispatch of thousands of experts to Greece to undertake the complicated task of making the plan a reality.
Published by Enterprise Staff on Thu, 03/17/2016 - 3:25pm
RIO DE JANEIRO — Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was sworn in as his successor's chief of staff on Thursday and President Dilma Rousseff insisted he would help put the troubled country back on track while denouncing attempts to oust her.
Published by Enterprise Staff on Thu, 03/17/2016 - 3:22pm
BEIRUT — Syria's Kurds on Thursday declared a de-facto federal region in Kurdish-controlled areas of northern Syria, drawing sharp condemnation from both the Damascus government and its opponents who decried the unilateral move as unconstitutional and setting a dangerous precedent.
Published by Enterprise Staff on Thu, 03/17/2016 - 3:12pm
CAIRO — Radar scans of King Tutankhamun's burial chamber have revealed two hidden rooms, a tantalizing discovery that could resolve a mystery as old as the pyramids: What was the fate of Egypt's beautiful Queen Nefertiti?
Published by Enterprise Staff on Thu, 03/17/2016 - 3:06pm
MOSCOW — Signaling Russia’s intention to maintain a high-profile role in Syria despite its partial military withdrawal, President Vladimir Putin warned Thursday that Moscow could still build up its forces within “a few hours” if needed and will continue helping the Syrian army fight extremist groups.
Published by Enterprise Staff on Wed, 03/16/2016 - 3:09pm
MEXICO CITY — Mexicans are increasingly taking to social media to post videos of bad civic behavior, led by two social media "heroes" who wield comedy and confrontation to expose lazy cops, litterers, threatening bodyguards and arrogant drivers.