Dairo Antonio Úsuga, better known by his alias Otoniel, is the alleged head of the much-feared Gulf Clan. President Iván Duque likened his arrest to the capture three decades ago of Pablo Escobar.
China is removing domes and minarets from thousands of mosques. Authorities are taking down overtly Islamic architecture as part of a "sinicization" push to make them seem more traditionally Chinese.
It's cricket fighting season in China, so NPR went ringside to learn about the centuries-old sport. Turns out, the bugs are really high maintenance, big money's involved and big mandibles matter.
Dame Sandra Mason previously served as governor general. Barbados hopes to become a republic before the 55th anniversary of its independence from Britain in November.
The bicibús, or bike bus, started with five families and has grown to an event that happens every Friday. It promotes bike safety and encourages environmentally friendly transportation.
The U.S. and China are rushing to develop hypersonic weapons. Critics worry it's turning into a race without end.
Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter waded into an especially sensitive subject for the NBA with his comments advocating for a free Tibet, as China is by far the league's largest foreign market.
Years after agreeing to take part in research, families of children with congenital Zika syndrome are feeling abandoned.
A group describing itself as "anonymous animalists" seems to have entered a dangerous area and rescued the dogs, leaving a banner signed by the fictional commando group.
In the 1970s and 80s, U.S. officials routinely referred to the Soviet use of microwave radiation against the American Embassy in Moscow. The Soviets were believed to be seeking intelligence.
The company, Aerocamaras, has received permits it needs to try a unique rescue, in which a drone will drop a net on each dog, so it can whisk it over lava and to safety.
It's the first step in an audacious plan to solve vaccine inequity by setting up the manufacturing of mRNA vaccines across low-resource countries,
In a clear slap at the Russian leader, the European Union on Wednesday said it was awarding the Sakharov Prize to jailed dissident and Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
Buckingham Palace didn't offer specifics on the decision, but says the 95-year-old monarch is "in good spirits.'' The decision to cancel the trip was understood to not be COVID-19 related.