Japan will face the US on Sunday in the Women's World Cup final in Germany. The team's success in the Cup has lifted a nation rocked by the devastation of the March 11 earthquake, tsunami, and subsequent nuclear disaster.
The US Justice Department has announced plans to cut arms trafficking into Mexico by monitoring the sale of assault rifles in border states in the wake of a scandal over the 'Fast and Furious' gun tracing operation.
Common ground for two very different nations found by Human Rights Watch.
The attacks on Mumbai come ahead of India-Pakistan talks. Some Indian officials believe the deadly blasts were intended to derail the talks.
Longtime News International legal boss Tom Crone quit today, after Rupert Murdoch's son James implied he didn't fully inform him of problems at the now-defunct News of the World.
The new US- and Brazil-led initiative to encourage government transparency could provide the US another means to promote democracy and free trade.
Recent South China Sea skirmishes between China and other Asian nations dominated US Admiral Mike Mullen's four-day visit to China.
The Thai government attempted to shut down 'red shirt' radio stations, but stations have managed to stay on air and keep their supporters informed.