Northern Sudan signed a peace deal with forces allied to South Sudan on Tuesday. The agreement builds off of earlier peace-making efforts, including trips to Indonesia's war-torn Aceh Province and Kenya to study ways to resolve entrenched conflict.
The US and South Korea disagree with the United Nations World Food Program about the extent to which North Koreans suffer from lack of food.
The British Olympic Association plans to field soccer teams at the 2012 Olympic Games, but the national football associations of Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland don't want any part of it.
Airline baby ban extends to first class cabins on Malaysia Airlines' new Airbus 380 and Boeing 747-400 aircraft. Traveler complaints about crying babies led to the airline baby ban.
The Cambodian government is stepping up efforts to inform the country about the Khmer Rouge's bloody rule.
The Pakistani government's request that British trainers working with its Frontier Corps be removed is likely fallout from the deterioration of US-Pakistan relations over the bin Laden raid.
Cadets at Egypt's police academy say they face disdain from a society that sees them as remnants of Mubarak's regime, while the public sees them as both ineffective and overbearing.
While last night's deadly suicide raid on Kabul's InterContinental Hotel showcased Taliban capabilities, early details also indicate some success in the new model of having Afghan forces take more of a lead on security.
In replacing Dominique Strauss-Kahn as IMF chief, French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde becomes the first woman to lead the fund.
The Kabul Inter-Continental Hotel attack, which the Taliban have taken credit for, is the latest in a wave of attacks in the capital.
The rare nighttime attack on Kabul's Inter-Continental Hotel is still unfolding. Kabul residents say multiple gunmen, some presumed to be suicide bombers, have infiltrated the hotel.
Greece is reluctant to pass wildly unpopular austerity measures that have brought thousands of angry protesters to the streets, but it has little choice.
On tour through Europe, which ended today in Germany, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao inked deals worth billions, but also faced questions on human rights abuses.
Anna Chapman spy ring: Col. Alexander Poteyev had betrayed his ring of 10 sleeper spies and the FBI was about to nab them. Now he was at risk of being arrested by Russian authorities.
Two Russian political parties – one with a billionaire's backing and the other supported by well-known liberal leaders – is taking on United Russia's lock on power.