Germany is one of the few countries in the world that has a very effective and transparent registration of politically motivated crimes. Sadly, this often leads to the impression that such crimes are more common in Germany than in other countries.
According to estimates from the International Olympic Committee, 480,000 fans are expected to flock to Brazil this summer as the Olympic torch is lit for the very first time in this country, and the survey results suggest that there are a few things foreigners should keep in mind during their stay.
'Do I feel more or less American living overseas?' I get this question a lot. I've been living outside the States for 18 years, and, to answer the question I'm so often asked, I've never felt more American than I do today.
A few words from Pope Francis' visit to the US should be seen as timely reminders on three very contentious issues in the world today. I believe they are worth highlighting in view of the impassioned views they evoke in national and international news coverage.
For as awesome as America is, you have to admit that to an outsider it can seem like one confusing country of gun-owning football fans who shop at Walmart.
A graphic video depicts the killing of women and foreigners in Yemen.
You think that's fiction? Think again. This happens every day on this planet. According to UNAIDS, there are still 49 countries (50 if you include Taiwan) that impose restrictions on the entry, stay, and residence of people living with HIV based on their HIV status.