Amid pressure from international observers, Haiti's election commission advanced singer Michel 'Sweet Micky' Martelly into a runoff vote for the presidency against former First Lady Mirlande Manigat.
Both Israel and Palestinian Authority officials fear the empowerment of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt might prompt Cairo to ease access to Gaza, and help Hamas consolidate its rule there.
1,500-year-old church: The Byzantine church located southwest of Jerusalem, excavated over the last two months, will be visible only for another week before archaeologists cover it again with soil for its own protection.
A Pakistan court is continuing to hold US official Raymond Davis, who is accused of killing two Pakistani men. Some Pakistanis are now calling for him to be tried on terror charges.
South America is home to 19 countries and an incredibly diverse geography. The site of ancient civilizations, European colonies and emerging world powers, South America will play an increasingly large role in the 21st century and beyond. But can you distinguish between Guyana and Guyane? Can you sort your -guays? It's time to brush up on your knowledge of South America. This is the perfect place to start.
Egypt's Army was absent during hours of fighting Wednesday night in which the antigovernment protesters were able hold off attacks from supporters of President Hosni Mubarak.
Stunning new photos of an isolated Amazonian tribe raise awareness of illegal logging along the Brazil-Peru border. But should the photographer have asked for permission first?
Anderson Cooper attacked: CNN reporter, Anderson Cooper, was attacked by Mubarak supporters in Cairo as crowds punched and kicked Cooper and camera operator, and ripped at clothes of female crew member.
I arrived in Egypt after what appears to have been an attempt to crush dissent at Tahrir Square. I was unaware of the events of the day, but got a flavor of the tension in Cairo as I made my way out of the airport.
Lebanon's Scout groups do many of the same things that US Scouts do, but they also learn loyalty to political leaders and movements to someday join their ranks.
Despite skepticism in Jordan about King Abdullah's appointment Tuesday of a new prime minister, there were no major protests. But a small rally at a government building Wednesday spoke to a fresh willingness to push publicly for reforms.
Tunisia's interim government is facing growing pressure to purge security forces and the government of figures who were loyal to former President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.
Usain Bolt will be representing Jamaica at the London 2012 Summer Olympics, sporting a uniform designed by Cedella Marley, daughter of the late Jamaican reggae rocker. Usain Bolt will be defending his Olympic titles in the 100 and 200 meter dashes next year.
Standard & Poor’s cut its rating on Japanese sovereign debt one notch last week, strengthening the naysayers. But with falling unemployment, large reserves, and rising corporate profits, 'Japan is punching well above its weight,' says one analyst.
Congo's national army and the Forces Républicaines Fédéralistes reached a breakthrough in peace negotiations this week, which could improve the situation for civilians in the region.
The emergence of government supporters, who clashed today with protesters, indicates a chilling determination from President Hosni Mubarak to hold on to power.
Hamas and the Palestinian Authority dispersed rallies supporting Egyptian protesters, but Palestinians don't seem eager to push back.
Those who said that "winds of change" were blowing through the Middle East were right. The past few weeks have seen a series of political shifts in response to widespread discontent and popular opposition that once went unacknowledged. On Friday, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak ceded to protesters in Cairo and stepped down. As Egyptians' cries, first of anger and now of jubilation, beam into living rooms throughout the Middle East, here is a look at where those "winds of change" are taking us. (Editor's note: This is an updated version of a story that originally ran on Feb. 2)
As the number of young people in South Africa increases and access to the Internet improves, so too will access to the kind of resistance we’re witnessing in Egypt and Tunisia, writes guest blogger Khadija Patel.
Top South Korean film director Park Chan-wook shot a 33-minute film using Apple iPhones for cameras. His producer says the iPhone opens doors for artists on tight budgets.