The latest installment the Monitor's year-long series on how a Congolese refugee boy adjusts to US life is a perfect 'warm-fuzzy story for the holidays,' writes correspondent Jina Moore.
Rome explosions at the Swiss and Chilean embassies today bear the hallmarks of Italian anarchists, who could be trying to take advantage of the country's fragile political situation, say experts.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir recently said that if mostly-Christian South Sudan votes to secede in a Jan. 9 referendum, the predominantly Muslim north will begin adhering more strictly to sharia law.
Some visitors to South Korea's Aegibong Peak, where a Christmas tree stands 100 feet tall, are skeptical it sends a message of peace. North Korea has denounced the war games and the tree as 'provocations.'
Ivory Coast's would-be prime minister, Guillaume Soro, called Wednesday for civil disobedience and foreign military intervention as the only ways out of the deadlock.
The New START treaty could be ratified in Russia as early as Friday. But many pitfalls remain amid the US-Russia attempt to move away from cold war constraints.
Luxembourg internet phone company Skype said this morning that users had doubled in several hours to 10 million people, though the impact on investor sentiment may be more lasting.
The Russian and British relationship had been enjoying a warming trend. But Britain expelled a Russian diplomat earlier this month and Russia responded in kind yesterday.
Ivory Coast opposition leader and internationally recognized President-elect Alassane Ouattara urged international bodies to force Laurent Gbagbo from the presidency.
Here are some stories in 2010 that you may have overlooked, including a global decline in suicide attacks and the phasing out of the Predator drone.
London's Heathrow Airport, one of the world's busiest, is getting back on its feet after winter storms led to massive delays and left more than 100,000 travelers stranded. Even though flights are resuming, the backlog means that it will be at least another day before the flight schedule returns to normal. Finger-pointing for the delays abound and the chief executive of BAA, the company that operates Heathrow, said he will not take his annual bonus due to the mess. Is he to blame? What else could be the cause?
Gaza militants fired 15 mortars or rockets into Israel on Monday and Tuesday in an unexpected flare-up two years after Israel's devastating offensive on the Hamas-controlled coastal strip.
Human rights activists in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico's most violent city, say their cause will not be silenced by the death of Marisela Escobedo Ortiz, who was shot dead last week while demanding justice in her daughter's unsolved killing.
Anonymous, the loosely knit association of WikiLeaks supporters, is seeking to rally the online faithful to attack Bank of America with 'Operation BOA Constrictor.'
Kenyan and Ugandan officials have linked the blast to Al Shabab, the Somali militia that took credit for a July suicide bombing that killed 79 at two restaurants in Kampala, Uganda.
South Korea launched a planned round of multi-day military exercises Wednesday, while rebuffing the North's recent conciliatory gestures.
Kosta Grammatis, CEO and founder of ahumanright.org, sees having an Internet connection as a basic human right. Grammatis is raising $150,000 to buy an orbiting satellite from a bankrupt company. He's looking for donors and partners.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has spent the first few days of his winter break in China meeting the leaders of China’s top technology companies.