To improve the security of Peruvians in far-flung parts of the country, President-elect Ollanta Humala has pledged to 'protect and empower' citizen self-defense groups. Is that a good idea?
Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi curried favor among African leaders for decades by providing them with financial support, but Secretary of State Clinton is asking them to abandon him.
A 'buy local' program for aid groups working in Haiti could be an engine of economic growth.
A website has become one of the most visited in Azerbaijan because of its dating profiles and accessibility on phones, which allows people to meet potential suitors without their parents' help.
After guiding Liberia to stability after years of civil war, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf hopes to take advantage of the country's natural resources to transform it into a middle-income nation.
King Abdullah II: The monarch's remarks came in a meeting with young Jordanians two days after a nationally televised address in which he endorsed the idea of prime ministers and Cabinets elected from parliamentary majorities, conceding to a major demand raised in six months of pro-democracy street protests.
A spy? Unlikely. But for some, a welcome diversion from the country's problems.
After three major blackouts in three months, Venezuela says consumers will have to pay surcharges if they don't reduce their usage. Critics, like guest blogger Miguel Octavio, say that the government is placing the blame on others when it should place it on itself.
Fatah and Hamas are meeting in Cairo today to choose the leader of the Palestinian unity government. But strong disagreements could derail their reconciliation pact.
Germany recognizes the Libya rebels while Qaddafi plays chess with a man who claims intergalactic connections.
The innovative canvas shoe company will now sell eye wear – and donate glasses or eye care to those in need.