Taiwan has the world's lowest fertility rate. Government worries about economic productivity have spurred proposals for financial incentives for families to have children.
A report from International Crisis Group found that voter registration numbers in eastern Congo included fake voters, children, foreigners, and voters registered multiple times. [Editor's note: Due to an editing error, the headline and subheadline named the wrong country. It has been corrected.]
Giant crocodile: Filippinos captured a huge crocodile that reportedly had been terrorizing local residents and animals. Hunters are planning to look for more giant crocodiles.
His plan may have been to rendezvous with the convoy outside of Libya.
That the Obama administration has plans to drawn down to a tiny force in Iraq shouldn't be a surprise. The Iraqis haven't (yet) given America permission to stay.
Despite a rash of recent corruption scandals in Brazil, bright spots are appearing, including today's 'March Against Corruption' in support of President Rousseff’s efforts to clean up the capital.
The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for Wednesday's suicide attack targeting the forces involved in operations against the Pakistani Taliban and the recent arrest of Al Qaeda operatives.
The 2011 Hurun Rich List identified 271 dollar billionaires in mainland China, up from 189 last year.
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SeQuential travels to local businesses in Oregon and Washington to buy waste cooking oil that it converts into biodiesel for cars and trucks – and sells at its stations.
Africa's top oil exporter will convert as much as 10 percent of its foreign cash reserves to the Chinese yuan as China's importance as a trade partner grows.
Muammar Qaddafi may not be in Niger, but he has lots of friends to Libya's south.