Mercy has a place in justice, but politics and suspicion obscure it in the case of the Lockerbie bomber released to Libya last week.
A relatively high female turnout in many areas showed a desire to keep the Taliban at bay and to gain more rights.
A well-crafted agreement between the US and Switzerland could net far more than the 4,450 suspected American tax dodgers with accounts at banking giant UBS.
The Obama administration hopes all parties will jump into the peace process together. Egypt's Mubarak and other Arab leaders must leap, too.
A US report cites Calderón's progress on human rights. As more legal reforms kick in, Mexicans should not let up on their support.
His surge of troops helps promote a safe and secure vote this Thursday.
A WTO ruling against Beijing's curbs on imports of foreign entertainment is a victory for the rule of law.
History's most famous music festival still shocks and delights – and draw generations together.
Protecting domestic firms from foreign competition in alternative energy only hurts efforts against global warming.
As Obama reviews US policy toward the Burmese regime, he must look to the country's Buddhists.
A Bush-era program aimed at lifting people out of poverty through voluntary education on marriage deserves renewal.
The search giant is on its way to becoming the world's digital library, but a private monopoly raises questions.
While beefing up military support, he also needs to reach out to moderate Islamic militants.
By letting a former president hold talks with North Korea, the current president leaves a democratic ally, South Korea, in the cold.
Thumbing online while behind the wheel is especially risky. It’s time for more states and for Washington to act.
Moscow wants to make an example of its tiny neighbor in turmoil. If the Georgian president follows through on democratic reforms, he can prove Moscow wrong.
Whether the nation has learned from the Gates-Crowely confrontation is hard to judge, but the president was also a pupil in this case.
Crackdown on dissent only reveals the contradiction of this theocracy.
There's still gold at the end of the rainbow, but in this new version, you need to pay for it.
Separate deals with Taliban groups might splinter the enemy. But the US must be wary.