Obama's trip to India includes a Saturday summit with top business leaders. But Wal-Mart, which will be at the table, and other international retailers remain shut out of India's retail sector.
Two-hundred and sixty runners ran from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro in the world's longest relay race, which is sponsoring the donation of shoes to a low-income neighborhood.
Guy Fawkes Day 2010 gives Brits occasion to burn in effigy the revolutionary who attempted to violently restore Catholicism in 1605. But some see him as a symbol for dramatic change in government.
Two mosque attacks on Friday come amid an increasing number of Taliban attacks targeting the mosques belonging to tribes that resist the militants' influence.
As authorities in Mexico and Columbia crack down on the drug trades in their countries and the US-Mexico border becomes harder to sneak across, drug rings are moving their operations into the Caribbean.
Al-Qaeda-linked militants are stepping up their attacks on Sufi shrines, possibly as part of an effort to impose a more fundamentalist Islamic practice on the country.
The Mexican government and police efforts in the Mexican drug war are often undermined by the control that organized crime has on the political system.
A lion attack on a man in a Zimbabwe park illustrates a growing problem – illegal hunting is pushing animals into parks, where they are in close contact with humans.
Georgia on Friday accused 13 people, including four Russians, of spying for Russia after a four-year investigation.
Plane crashes: AeroCaribbean Flight 883 was en route from the eastern city of Santiago de Cuba to the capital when it reported an emergency at 5:42 p.m. local time Thursday, then lost contact with air traffic controllers.
As demonstration organizers today revealed plans for their G20 protests next week in South Korea, an unprecedented security force of 50,000 police geared up.
The latest Mt. Merapi eruption, which began late Thursday night, pushed the death toll from the eruptions that began Oct. 26 to more than 100 and burned villages up to nine miles from the crater.
Ai Weiwei, one of China's best-known artists who has become an increasingly vocal critic of the Chinese government, was about to leave for his Shanghai studio.
International officials in several countries doubt the veracity of a French claim that one of the bombs involved in the Yemen bomb plot was defused only 17 minutes before it was set to explode.
Hundreds of thousands of Haitians lack access to clean water in Port-au-Prince, a situation expected to worsen after tropical storm Tomas makes landfall on Friday.
Anti-US students chanted 'death to America' and predicted the fall of the 'great Satan' to mark the seizure 31 years ago of the US Embassy. Iran and Western powers are slated to resume nuclear talks later this month.