In a sea of thousands decked out in rainbow and pink, Dawn Lim, a full-time officer doing mandatory military service in the Singapore army, was not as flamboyantly dressed as many of her fellow attendees at the city state's Pink Dot pride parade -- but she was just as happy and proud as everyone else to be there.
Today, Colombians will return to the polls to vote in the second round of the country's presidential elections. Six years after the peace deal between the government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) brought five decades of conflict to an end, voters will choose between two different futures for Colombia.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his government have spent much of this week fighting with the EU and rowing with a European human rights court, all while playing down accusations that they are breaking international law and pandering to his party's base.
Japan's government is not liable for damages demanded by people whose lives were devastated by the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the country's top court said on Friday, the first such ruling in a series of similar cases.
Dom Phillips and Bruno Araujo Pereira, veterans of the Amazon, would have known the risks they faced when they set off for Atalaia do Norte in the Brazilian rainforest's remote Javari Valley -- a trip that ended in tragedy, after Brazilian authorities said Friday they had identified the remains of Phillips.
UK Home Secretary Priti Patel has signed an order to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States, where he faces espionage charges, in a decision his organization said marked a "dark day for press freedom."
"I came of age when the jet age came of age," says Ann Hood, an American novelist and New York Times best-selling author, whose latest book "Fly Girl" is a memoir of her adventurous years as a TWA flight attendant, right at the end of the Golden Age of air travel.
Relatives of a British man sentenced to death by a court in the pro-Russian, self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) have said they are "devastated" and that he "should be accorded all the rights of a prisoner of war" according to the Geneva Conventions.
Clarence House said it would not comment on what it calls "supposed anonymous private conversations with The Prince of Wales" after British newspaper The Times reported that Prince Charles privately described the UK government's controversial plan to send asylum-seekers to Rwanda "appalling."
Boris Johnson ends the week with reason to be cheerful. On Monday, he survived the biggest challenge to his leadership since becoming Prime Minister, after his Conservative MPs backed him in a confidence vote to remain party leader by 211 to 148.
US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin called out China on Saturday for a series of coercive, aggressive and dangerous actions that threaten stability around Asia and vowed the United States would stand by partners to resist any pressure.
In an odd twist of scheduling, President Joe Biden was meeting here Thursday with a leader who's amplified conspiracy theories the very same hour that startling new details emerged about the conspiracy to deny him the presidency.
Homelessness and long-term unemployment aren't problems we generally associate with the royals, who've been born into a job for life and enjoy all the security, grand palaces and state dinners that come with privilege.
The horrifying photograph of children fleeing a deadly napalm attack has become a defining image not only of the Vietnam War but the 20th century. Dark smoke billowing behind them, the young subjects' faces are painted with a mixture of terror, pain and confusion. Soldiers from the South Vietnamese army's 25th Division follow helplessly behind.
The quality of Europe's bathing waters has improved dramatically in recent decades, and a new report released this week by the European Environment Agency (EEA) reveals that almost 85% of its bathing sites now rank as "excellent."
Picture the scene. You're heading off on the vacation you've dreamed of since early 2020. Your bags are packed, you get to the airport with plenty of time -- only to find lines so long that you end up missing your longed-for flight.
With no end in sight to the baby formula shortage, lifestyle content creator and new mom Lucie Fink is stepping up to help babies in need. She's donating her excess breast milk, and she credits her TikTok and Instagram followers with inspiring her to help.
ASMR -- short for autonomous sensory meridian response -- is a physical sensation that has dominated a corner of the internet for the best part of a decade. It has a dedicated following, with more than 14 million monthly searches on YouTube, and has launched entire careers, where digital creators ever so gently release ASMR-inducing content -- soap-cutting, slime-kneading and whispered role play all fall under the perplexing genre -- in the hopes of gaining loyal viewers.
If the lurking bass and syncopated beat of Silkybois' recent hit "Bomaye" sound familiar to fans of drill music, the pair's lyrical content might not. Flitting between English and their native Korean, the Seoul-based rappers inject numerous local references into the genre's typical allusions to street rivalries, cars and money.
If the thought of retiring your comfortable sweats and choosing a new outfit to leave the house in each morning is an intimidating prospect, you're in good company. For the better part of the pandemic, I've lived in a pair of stretchy, soft wool trousers in the cooler months, switching allegiance in summer to a white linen dress that my brother-in-law dubbed "the ghost dress" (likening its so flowy, so oversized shape to that of a large bedsheet with a hole cut out for my head).
As the US attempts to wean itself off its heavy reliance on fossil fuels and shift to cleaner energy sources, many experts are eyeing a promising solution: your neighborhood big-box stores and shopping malls.