Mexican border states will see a jump in sales tax on Jan. 1, potentially pushing more shoppers into the United States. (Mexican border states will see a jump in sales tax in 2014, will more shop in the US?
It's known as a football mecca, but as Brazil prepares to host the World Cup it's clearer than ever that its infrastructure for the sport is crumbling. Now Brazilians have turned the global competition into a symbol for the country's mismanagement.
In the space of 10 years, mobile phones and the Internet have changed African nations more significantly than any development since their independence from colonial powers. Now a growing group of entrepreneurs want to take things further.
A timeline spanning the extraordinary life of the anti-apartheid activist and former president of South Africa. (#Mandela: A timeline spanning the extraordinary life of the anti-apartheid activist & former president of S.
'Washoku' traditional Japanese cuisine has been added to UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage list Wednesday, raising the government's hopes of enhancing its global recognition, attracting more foreign tourists and boosting exports ...
New HIV infections among adults and children were estimated at 2.3 million in 2012, a 33% reduction since 2001. New HIV infections among children have been reduced to 260 000 in 2012, a reduction of 52% since 2001.
Two decades after the start of its economic miracle, India is falling behind its rival China. Corruption is rampant, and investors are pulling out of the country. Will parliamentary elections next year offer a fresh start?