Media barons Rupert and James Murdoch, as well as Rebekah Brooks, testify in Britain's House of Commons today in the wake of outrage over revelations of widespread phone-hacking and influence-peddling at News Corp.
Libya's rebels are under pressure to talk with representatives of Qaddafi's government, but recent military gains have solidified their resolve to fight to a resolution.
A reporter struggles to figure out what the murder of two sources says about the state of the Afghanistan war.
The United Nations called for people to perform 67 minutes of community service on Nelson Mandela International Day, which marks the iconic South African leader's birthday.
Northeastern Indian migrants who flock to the country's cities to escape fighting and seek economic opportunities are the target of discrimination and harassment.
"Raindrops Over Rwanda," a nonprofit's documentary film about the Rwanda genocide, premieres online today July 18. "Like" it on Facebook, raise up to $50,000 in donations.
Guest blogger Laura Seay writes that a US ban on conflict minerals amounts to a de facto boycott of the Congolese mining industry, hurting Congo's civilians by removing a key source of income.
The social-networking phenomenon is urging women to tear their clothes off for Vladimir Putin. It's part of a bizarre range of PR activities rushing into a vacuum of real political competition.
Scotland Yard: The crisis triggered upheaval in the upper ranks of Britain's police, with Monday's resignation of Assistant Commissioner John Yates following that of police chief Paul Stephenson.
Tackling corruption could remove one irritant Kashmiris have with their New Delhi-backed government. But, it could also alienate locals who benefit from some of the largesse.
Bolivia intends to reapply to the UN Convention on Narcotic Drugs, but with a reservation that it does not recognize the ban on chewing the coca leaf, a practice with a long national tradition.
Two senior Scotland Yard officers have now resigned over a scandal at Rupert Murdoch's News of the World tied to bribing police and illegally hacking into cellphone messages.
Tour de France cyclists still head out for a ride and juggle press conferences and massages. Back in the day, riders had 14 days off and some even swam in the Mediterranean.
The mission-driven, for-profit venture, Maternova, aims to use the data-dissemination powers of technology to reach maternity care workers most in need of resources in order to combat one of the leading causes of death for women globally, maternal mortality.
Egyptian protesters, who reoccupied Tahrir Square 10 days ago, say they want a change in policies – not just personalities – to show that the military rulers are serious about democratic reform.
Jan Mohammed Khan, a powerful ally of President Hamid Karzai, is the latest casualty in a string of assassinations that undermine NATO’s claims that the situation is improving.
The UN ruling, a partial win for Cambodia, may also pave the way for negotiations on the longstanding Thai-Cambodia temple dispute.