But the country’s economy faces such major obstacles as an aging population, red tape and brain drain.
Vintners debate whether the treasured aromas and flavor notes of their wines are already changing.
The United States and Turkey intensify pressure on the Saudi government.
Turkey has put more journalists behind bars than China, Russia and Egypt combined, says the Committee to Protect Journalists.
Turkey’s president said the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was “planned” and called for the extradition of the Saudi suspects.
On Sunday, Pope Paul VI, who died in 1978, will become the third pontiff canonized in four years even as the church struggles with the legacies of its leaders.
The early end to the top cleric’s career reflects Catholics' ire over church bureaucrats' handling of allegations of sexual abuse by clergy.
A combative letter ends a period of silence following bombshell claims that much of the Vatican hierarchy protected recently resigned cardinal Theodore McCarrick.
The statement gave the first look into Vatican plans to probe the former Washington archbishop, who resigned as cardinal in July amid sex abuse allegations.
A 650-foot section of a highway bridge crumpled in an instant during torrential rains. Even as emergency crews counted the death, questions began about whether spotty maintenance played a role.