Although the G20 is focused on economic policy, the big issue will be a response to Syria – not the first time the group has veered into security issues.
Newly published documents released by Edward Snowden indicate the US spied on the presidents of both countries.
US and British lawmakers, stunned by the speed at which their leaders rallied for a Syria strike, demanded a say in decisions on intervention.
The international community is still waiting on the results of a UN investigation into whether chemical weapons were used in Syria last week.
Claims that the rebels targeted Syrian President Assad's convoy have not been verified. Some question whether Assad's death would alter the balance of the conflict.
The killing of five Indian soldiers along the Kashmir border last night comes as the two nuclear powers prepare to restart negotiations.
Could Zimbabwe replace strongman Robert Mugabe? Perhaps, but many worry that voting fraud will tip the scales for him once again.
Militants pulled over Shiite truckers at an improvised checkpoint last night and executed the 14 drivers.
Morsi's family has called for his release, threatening to take legal action while divisions rack Egypt.
Opposition leaders says the five-year prison sentence for anticorruption campaigner Alexei Navalny – who had just registered to run for mayor of Moscow – was politically motivated.
North Korea missiles: Cuba says the 240 tons of weapons were being sent to North Korea for repairs. Many international observers are dubious.
Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden applied for asylum to a slew of countries. Some have rejected him outright and for now his best hopes appear to be Venezuela and Bolivia.
Russian officials say NSA leaker Edward Snowden is still in a Moscow airport.
On the 63rd anniversary of the Korean War that divided the peninsula, hackers hit systems in both North and South Korea.
Planned negotiations between the US, Afghanistan, and the Taliban look doubtful after the Afghan president announces a boycott amid a row over the Taliban office in Doha.
The formal transfer of Afghan forces into the lead of the fight in Afghanistan is raising questions about whether they're prepared to fight on their own.
The Chinese media have been particularly interesting to watch, given Edward Snowden’s decision to seek refuge in Hong Kong and China’s own history of state surveillance.
Twin suicide bombings that hit a downtown market square in Damascus were the first since Assad regime forces retook the city of Qusayr.