Yesterday's rampage by Iranian 'students' are just the latest example of how Iranian domestic anger gets focused on diplomats.
Guest blogger Alex Thurston says that in the wake of 9 recent kidnappings, Europe is increasing its police and security presence in Africa's Sahel region affected by Al Qaeda's local affiliate.
Guest blogger Jason K. Stearns, observing the elections in Bukavu, says that the elections went well in most areas, but violence and irregularities may tarnish the results in some areas.
Britain has withdrawn all its diplomats after yesterday's attack on its embassy, and ordered all Iranian diplomats out of Iran within 48 hours.
NATO and US have expressed 'regret' over NATO bombing of Pakistani border post, promising investigation. But full apology seems to be some time away.
At an annual Palestinian cooking competition, the most successful competitors know that more spices and fancier ingredients don't always translate to more success.
One of the last five-and-dime stores in the United States can be found in Branson, Mo., where variety and novelty keep customers coming back.
Key to understanding Congo today is understanding the violence that has defined the country's recent history. The Enough Project gives some background.
The development strategy for Lagos, Nigeria's financial capital, is one that could be a model for burgeoning cities across the continent, particularly for its transportation planning.
When public opinion in other countries turns on the West, the ire is often poured on the most visible representative of the West overseas – foreign embassies. The best-known example of what happens when hostility reaches a breaking point is the Iranian hostage crisis of 1979, but numerous embassies have been stormed since then, including the Nov. 29 attack on the British Embassy in Tehran. Here are five high profile attacks:
President Hugo Chávez oversaw the return of the first batch of Venezuela's gold from foreign banks. Was it a publicity stunt?