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The Life Of Diana, Princess Of Wales

Today marks 20 years since the funeral of Princess Diana, known to many as the “people’s princess.” The Onion looks back at the life of Princess Diana before it was cut tragically short.

Study: Other Countries Weird

BOSTON—Examining a wide variety of cross-cultural data, a Boston University study released Monday determined that other countries are weird.

Japanese Family Puts Aging Robot In Retirement Home

KYOTO, JAPAN—Saying the move to the assisted care facility was the right decision after so many years of operation, members of the Akiyama family finally put their aging robot in a retirement home, sources reported Friday.

North Korea Successfully Detonates Nuclear Scientist

PYONGYANG—Hailing it as a significant step forward for their ballistic weapons program just hours after suffering a failed missile launch, North Korean leaders announced Monday they had successfully detonated a nuclear scientist.
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Brazil Elects Its First Female President

Winning by more than 10 percentage points, Dilma Rousseff was elected the first female president of Brazil. What do you think?

  • "This would be great news, if 'first' were 'millionth' and 'Brazil' were 'the kitchen.' Am I right, fellas?"

    Fred Walter Sealant Mixer
  • "Maybe a warm female touch is just what that country needs to turn around its bland, gray, button-down personality."

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  • "Who cares? I just voted for a professional wrestling actress."

    Tommy Organ Galvanometer Assembler

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