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These 6 countries are among the worst in the world for workers
In Cambodia, workers demanding better pay have been killed or imprisoned.
In Argentina, enormous fracking potential and opposition to match
Argentina's president says 'drill baby, drill.' But fracking makes people afraid, and so do big American oil companies.
These maps show which countries use (and produce) most of our non-renewable energy resources
The United States is addicted to oil and China's got a serious coal problem.
A Russian invasion: Normandy is next
The 70th anniversary of D-Day is coming — and so is Putin.
NASA just unveiled this amazing 'global selfie' of more than 36,000 images
The pictures were taken by people around the world on Earth Day.
Crowdfunding, peer-to-peer start-ups face uncertain future in Spain
Airbnb and other sharing-economy websites are under threat even as the government seeks to end the country’s crippling economic crisis.
Illegal logging is destroying ancient forests in the Balkans
An investigation shows that gangs are felling vast tracts that once gave the Balkans their name.
Meet the anarchists who plan to go nuts at the World Cup
Brazil’s ‘Black Bloc’ has gained infamy for fighting police. But what is it, really?
If there is one image that sums up the World Cup in Brazil, this is it
Brazilian artist Paulo Ito has channeled the people and put his stamp on the world's biggest soccer tournament.
UAE clamps down on Facebook, issues 'do's and don'ts' for the country's users
Content that is "contrary to public morals" is also prohibited.
Just 2 percent of Latin Americans are rated as having free media
Independent journalism in the Americas is backsliding again, Freedom House says.
For Chevron, $6 a day is apparently too much pay for Cambodian workers
Fed up with rising living costs, the workers are striking for a 'liveable wage.'
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea commands you to know about a new video game!
It's called 'Glorious Leader!' and you get to 'defeat waves of imperialists, combat over-the-top bosses and ride unicorns.'
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Move over, T-Rex: Scientists now claim this is the biggest dinosaur that ever roamed the Earth
A species of titanosaur, it weighed in at more than 170,000 pounds.
Wake up and smell the fungus in your coffee
'Coffee rust' is out to get your morning cup.
The Balkans see the worst floods in a century
Days of heavy rainfall have put entire towns under water in Serbia.
Modi's election euphoria must give way to economic reality
Analysts warn that Modi's promises to make this 'India's century' won't be so easily realized.
In a first, the US now sells more petro-goods to Mexico than it buys
For as far back as records go, Mexico had always exported more oil and petroleum products to the United States than it imported from its northern neighbor. This year, they're trading places.
How has your week at work been? Would you rather get paid to play with pandas?
The position of "panda caretaker" includes free room and board, an SUV and a salary of $32,000.
This badass reverend is crushing Tony Abbott (in under 50 characters)
In catchy billboards that make tweets seem wordy, Father Rod challenges the Australian prime minister’s stance against gays, immigrants and the environment. The internet does the rest.
This is why Nigeria’s large military is no match for violent zealots
History, poor equipment and inexperience hamper the country’s army.
GlobalPost wins the prestigious Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award for 'Myanmar Emerges'
GlobalPost received the award, which is given to work that provides 'insights into the causes, conditions, and remedies of human rights violations and injustice,' in the New Media category.
Here’s why some Brazilians want their country to lose the World Cup
The heresy on the street is: ‘I’d love to see the Brazil team lose every game.’
The world is falling all over itself to attract Chinese tourists
Here's a look at all the ways governments and companies are doing whatever it takes to woo the valuable Chinese tourist.
The UN is holding its first-ever talks focused entirely on killer robots
Yes, this is actually happening.
Chile is pushing ahead with a carbon tax, whether the US likes it or not
Chile has passed South America's first tax on CO2 emissions, but Washington's top diplomat in Santiago says US businesses should have a say.
These are the 11 trends that are changing your world right now
In search of a grand theory of everything.
Archaeologists may have just found the wreck of Christopher Columbus' ship the Santa Maria
This could be the biggest discovery since, well, 1492.
This metal-eating plant just discovered in the Philippines could save the world
Rinorea niccolifera absorbs and stores up to 18,000 parts per million of nickel in its leaves without being poisoned.
How Russia arms America’s southern neighbors
Russia is now the largest weapons dealer to governments in Latin America.