Samia fled to a women's shelter rather than be forced by her male relatives to marry a less educated cousin. Her case illustrates women's growing fight against Saudi Arabia's guardianship system.
A potential free-trade deal between with Singapore may signal that China has stopped warning other countries against doing deals with Taiwan.
With few trusted institutions remaining in Pakistan, such attacks on the military undermine the political stability of the country.
Saleh loyalists trapped the US ambassador for hours yesterday in a well-timed warning that Saleh is essential to Yemen's stability – a stance that has secured him millions in US aid.
The president's trip to Ireland is seen as a symbol of US-Irish solidarity in hard economic times, but his stop in tiny Moneygall, where his Irish ancestors lived, has been a cause for celebration among residents.
Spain's Socialist Party did not win a single province in Sunday's regional and municipal elections. Many were surprised by the depth of voter dissatisfaction.
Yemen's President Saleh again rejected a deal to transfer power and allowed armed supporters to surround an embassy where the US ambassador was meeting with European and Arab envoys.
A plucky British ex-pat in Pattaya, Thailand, saw kids playing in the dirt while parents worked at a construction site. So, she set up day-care centers and orphanages for needy children.
The Iceland eruption of the Grímsvötn volcano Saturday was far larger than than last year's Eyjafjallajökull eruption, but scientists say it is unlikely to disrupt Europe as much.
The fact that Taliban militants were able to penetrate a Pakistani naval base deepens concerns about the military's competence and ability to protect the country's nuclear arsenal.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed 'appreciation' for President Obama's comments to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) on Sunday.
According to South Sudanese leaders, the seizure of the strategic, oil-rich town of Abyei was a declaration of war by the northern government.
Iceland volcano: the eruption of an Iceland volcano, Saturday, is larger than last year's Eyjafjallajokull eruption that shut down air travel in Europe.
Attackers stormed a police compound in Afghanistan's Khost province, killing at least three police officers Sunday. It's latest in a series of insurgent attacks on government, military, or police compounds.
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Although 56 million households have joined Latin America's middle class, many lack the benefits and job security to ensure stability.
Young Spaniards railing against political stagnation and high unemployment are protesting in 166 cities across the country and have sparked other protests in Europe.