Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is consulting with Arab and Western leaders over whether to stick with Israeli-Palestinian peace talks after Israel’s settlement freeze expired.
The Venezuela election on Sunday saw the political opposition gain more than one-third of seats in legislature, enough to stymie Hugo Chávez's future initiatives.
Ora Garway runs the tiny newspaper Punch, which despite its modest size has exposed the need for reform in Liberia, a West African country still recovering from a civil war.
The Taliban have reportedly claimed responsibility for kidnapping a British aid worker Sunday. They are demanding a prisoner exchange for Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani woman sentenced in New York last week for attacking US soldiers.
Just hours before the expiration of Israel's 10-month settlement freeze, Jewish settlers vow to renew building with symbolic celebrations in the West Bank.
A united opposition in Sunday's Venezuela election could gain seats in the legislature and limit President Hugo Chavez's power as citizens grow weary of poverty and crime.
Hardline separatist leader, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, dismisses India's Kashmir plan to ease security measures as an effort 'to hoodwink the international community.'
Israel's 10-month settlement freeze ends today, and the clock starts ticking on a Sept. 2011 deadline for a comprehensive peace agreement.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said at the UN Saturday that he was committed to peace. But a 10-month freeze on building Israeli settlements ends Sunday.
The South Sudan referendum scheduled for January could be delayed because important issues between South Sudan and the Sudanese government remain unresolved.
Mexican drug cartels are assaulting the press, and so journalists are banding together to ask the Mexican government for protection.
Some Iranian observers say Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was bombastic during his United Nations speech to maintain his tough image at home.
South Africa's strike by teachers has prompted students to fall behind in preparations for exams. They're turning to mobile phone programs to catch up.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's United Nations speech that suggested a US hand in 9/11 could bolster Isreali voices that label Iran an irrational actor.
In the weeks leading up to China's big mid-Autumn festival, Beijing's traffic was at a standstill. Streets have opened up as workers stay home for the holiday.
The Por Meas Pagoda, far from Cambodia's electric grid, is among the country's growing number of solar power producers.
Cuba hopes that private enterprise will revive a struggling economy. The state will lay off 500,000 workers and encourage them to find jobs in the private sector.
Pakistan's prime minister announced Friday that he will work for the release of Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani woman convicted of attempted murder by the US and believed to have ties to Al Qaeda.
New US News & World Report’s World's Best Universities rankings place three Brazilian schools among the top 10 Latin American institutions, but the country shouldn't celebrate just yet.
Japan announced Friday it would release a Chinese fishing boat captain involved in a collision near disputed islands.