Bahrain's crown prince is set to visit the White House and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton today. The US has remained largely silent amid harsh criticism of Bahrain's brutal crackdown.
These armored trucks, made to resemble tanks off of a battlefield, are another invention of traffickers who do anything to protect smuggling routes and out-arm their rivals.
Javier Sicilia's caravan attracts only a small crowd in San Luis Potosí, near the territory of the notorious Zeta drug cartel. But for some of the victims who attended, it was their first time speaking out.
Europe's inability to zero-in on the cause of an E. coli outbreak, which has been blamed for 23 deaths, has politicians pointing fingers and experts calling for more effective crisis management.
A new French law forbids domestic TV and radio broadcasters from using the names of the two American social media giants in an attempt to prevent 'clandestine advertising.' But media experts and commentators call the ban 'chauvinist,' 'out of touch,' and 'stupid.'
Tribal elder Khan rallied his lashkar, or minutemen, to repulse a Taliban attack near the Afghan border last week. He says his and other lashkars could help the government hold recently cleared turf if they received more backing.
With Yemeni violence persisting as President Saleh convalesces in Saudi Arabia, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recommended an immediate transition to a new government.
Sen. John McCain (R) of Arizona visited Burma (Myanmar) to help improve bilateral ties this week, but he also took a swipe at Burma’s rulers by evoking the Arab Spring as a threat to authoritarian regimes around the world.
Mr. Humala narrowly defeated Keiko Fujimori in Sunday's presidential race. Both candidates were dogged by their pasts, but here are five factors that could influence his future administration.
Javier Sicilia's caravan stops in Morelia, capital of the state of Michoacán, where Mexican President Felipe Calderón launched his 'war on drugs.' Our correspondent is in the caravan, talking to residents along the way.
The African Union Mission in Somalia has been gaining ground against Al Shabab, but threats of countries withdrawing soldiers and failure to pay others could set back that progress.
Recent actions taken against Congo's 'conflict mineral' trade by companies and the international community signal that although progress is slow, it is happening.
Weekend clashes along the Israeli-Syrian border between Israeli forces and pro-Palestinian protesters put the spotlight on the Golan Heights, a Syrian territory that Israel has controversially occupied for more than four decades. Here are five keys to understanding the dispute.
A computer manufacturer sits stoically, his necktie knot loose, pondering one question: What are we going to do about the iPad?
Egypt's $3 billion IMF loan will buy time for a government whose finances are wracked by investor fears and political upheaval. Tourism was down 46 percent in the first quarter of 2011.
Businessman Pedro Passos Coelho will lead a coalition government after voters handed the center-right a convincing victory. Portugal's bailout and austerity measures were central issues.
While the Golan Heights returned to a tense calm today, yesterday's clashes signaled increased turmoil ahead – perhaps spurred by Syria's Assad as he battles revolt at home.
New Delhi police forcibly dispersed followers of guru Baba Ramdev, who called for a mass hunger strike against government corruption.
The SERF index, a new way to measure human rights in a country, may provide a more accurate assessment of a country's human rights effort.