A judge issued an arrest warrant Wednesday for Guatemala's President Otto Perez, who faces prosecution for allegedly masterminding a huge fraud scheme, a prosecutor said, a day after he was stripped of his immunity.
President Muhammadu Buhari has shaken up Nigeria's corrupt bureaucracy and intensified the battle against Boko Haram in his first 100 days, but has struggled to set out his vision for the faltering economy, say analysts.
NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) observatory - launched in January this year to map global soil moisture and detect whether soils are frozen or thawed on the Earth - has lost its radar which can no longer return data.
Two brothers toting more than $1 million in Apple laptops destined for two New Jersey high schools made an alarming report last year to the police in Yorktown, New York: Their haul had been stolen from a parking lot near their home.
President Xi Jinping of China announced Thursday that he would reduce the country's military personnel by 300,000, using a speech marking 70 years since the end of World War II to present the People's Liberation Army as a force for peace and regional stability.
Earth is home to just over 3 trillion trees - the redwoods of California, the olive trees of Tunisia, the cherry trees of Japan, the eucalyptus of Australia and so many more - but they are being lost at an alarming rate because of human activities.
The rise of selfie photography in some of the world's most beautiful, and dangerous, places is sparking a range of interventions aimed at combating risk-taking that has resulted in a string of gruesome deaths worldwide.