Presidents Barack Obama and Hu Jintao will meet Monday afternoon amid a global nuclear summit in Washington, where China’s currency has becoming a growing sore point.
Terry Hodson, who now lives in South Africa, delivers food and offers comfort and advice to refugees from the troubles in neighboring Zimbabwe.
Thailand’s red-shirt protesters marched around Bangkok Monday carrying empty coffins, two days after the worst political violence since 1992.
Just minutes after Britain transferred police and justice powers to Northern Ireland, completing the 1998 peace process, the Real IRA bombed Britain’s MI5 intelligence headquarters in Belfast.
Day 1 of the complicated three-day election in Sudan ended without violence. Despite a widespread boycott by opposition parties and allegations of fraud, many voters seemed happy just to cast their ballots.
This weekend's clashes left more than 20 dead, taking the ongoing Thailand protests to a new level of intensity. 'Red shirt' protesters say the time for talking is over and insist that the prime minister resign and leave the country.
The Polish president plane crash this weekend will intensify scrutiny of the Tupolev Tu-154, a Russian-made jet that has been involved in several high-profile crashes in recent years.
Polish leaders appear to be quickly picking up the pieces after the tragic Polish president plane crash, which also killed much of Poland's political elite.
Thai 'red shirt' protesters ruled out negotiations with the government Sunday, one day after clashes during the Thailand protests killed at least 21 people in the country's deadliest political violence since 1992.
The commemoration of the Katyn massacre was meant to be a key 'forgive and forget' moment for Poland and Russia. It may now be overshadowed by the tragic death of Polish President Lech Kaczynski, riding in a Russian-built aircraft.
In the Sudan elections that should have offered a choice between unity or southern secession, political Islam or secular governance, only President Omar Al-Bashir's party is running. Twelve parties are boycotting the vote.
The funeral service Friday for South Africa's white supremacist leader Eugene Terreblanche was not marred by violence. Will his burial mark the end of this flare-up in racial tensions between blacks and whites in South Africa?
In the latest 'American Idol'-like contest, Taiwan's Lin Yu Chun outdid even Whitney Houston with his performance of 'I Will Always Love You.' Is it time for another World Idol competition?
Al Azhar’s edicts were once heeded from Morocco to Indonesia, but the Cairo institution has lost clout as TV imams are reaching larger audiences and Egypt’s President Mubarak has taken greater control. That's a problem for the regime as it braces for its biggest political transition in nearly 30 years.
Youth from impoverished areas find an outlet in community-based children's theater and music classes in Jakarta, Indonesia, where millions are in need of assistance.
In India's crowded and burdened cities such as Mumbai, local politicians have rekindled antimigrant attitudes by trying to restrict labor licenses to those who can speak a local language. Most migrant workers cannot.
Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has exercised few powers at his disposal since declaring a Bangkok state of emergency Wednesday. Leaders of the antigovernment Red Shirts say the Thai military is reluctant to carry out Vejjajiva's orders.
Voters in Thursday's Sri Lanka elections favored President Mahinda Rajapakse's ruling party, which prioritizes economic growth over reconciliation with the rebel Tamils after decades of civil war.
The Thai military used force against Red Shirt protesters today for the first time in an escalating stand-off that began March 11. Authorities had shut down the opposition TV station amid a Bangkok state of emergency.
Brazil, a country familiar with big business is now nurturing a growing network of small business incubators, tapping universities for young entrepreneurs with a start-up spirit.