Violence in towns along Sudan's north-south border has prompted a flurry of accusations that are setting a poor stage for the country to peacefully split this summer.
Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad this week pledged to 'expand ties' with Venezuela, which is under US scrutiny for shipping oil allegedly in violation of sanctions.
Just after Friday prayers, men armed with semiautomatic weapons began firing on protesters in Yemen's capital, more than doubling the death toll of the weeks-long protest movement in one day.
Memorial services were held today for those killed in the Feb. 22 New Zealand earthquake. With dozens of bodies still unidentified and businesses closed, some said it came 'too soon.'
Rental prices in Port-au-Prince are estimated at 5 to 10 times higher than before the Haiti earthquake, pricing out local civic organizations in favor of wealthier international NGOs.
France, which spearheaded last night's unexpectedly strong UN Security Council resolution on Libya, said today that strikes on Muammar Qaddafi's forces would commence 'soon.'
Though radiation levels are higher than normal in Japan with leaks due to the Fukushima nuclear plant, 'No one has been found with levels that pose a threat to health,' said checkpoint organizers.
Japan’s nuclear agency raised its assessment of the nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station from a level 4 to a level 5 on a 7-level international scale for nuclear accidents, matching an earlier assessment by France.
Residents of Libya's de facto rebel capital of Benghazi joined in a massive street party after the United Nations Security Council approved 'all necessary measures' to protect Libyans from Col. Muammar Qaddafi's forces.
CH-47 Chinook helicopter, heavy-duty fire trucks, and water cannons dump water on one of Japan's dangerously overheated nuclear reactors. Emergency workers couldn't be sure any of it was easing the peril at the tsunami-ravaged facility.
'We need to overhaul IAEA,' says Najmedin Meshkati of University of Southern California, repeating a call that is gaining traction amid the Japan nuclear crisis.
Muammar Qaddafi promised 'no mercy' for defiant Libyans, as the UN Security Council prepares for a vote on a resolution that would allow for aggressive action against his forces.
Airlines operating flights to Japan are balancing concerns about their ability to keep to their schedules, keep their crew safe from radiation, and avoid losing too much money.
Libya's rebels are begging for international help as Qaddafi's forces tighten their siege of Ajdabiya, the last major city on the road to Benghazi.
Pop culture has long helped fuel an irrational fear of radiation, and dire warnings about Japan's embattled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant are likely overblown, scientists say.
Amid massive destruction in Japan, the Japanese have remained almost unflinchingly respectful, honest, and conscientious.
St. Patrick's Day parade: The procession is the largest of 120 across Ireland, a nation reeling from a three-year recession and a debt crisis that has led to an international bailout.
In Sendai, a port city 60 miles from the damaged reactors at Fukushima, residents say they're getting conflicting warnings about the level of nuclear radiation.