Hundreds of women protested today in Yemen, urging the government to pass a fiercely debated bill that would ban child marriage. Roughly half of Yemeni girls are married before turning 18 – with some only half that old.
To cut pollution and traffic congestion, Mexico City is initiating bike-sharing programs, installing new bike parking, and legally requiring all government workers to ride their bicycles to work once a month.
Brazil and US are alike in many ways -- think individualism and guns -- but not everyone gets it right. Consider the comments of one well known commentator.
While Hillary Clinton heads to Mexico City today to discuss ways to fight the Mexico drug war, parents and youths in Ciudad Juárez are combating the chaos with social tools.
Details are emerging about Aijalon Mahli Gomes, the American who will face trial in North Korea after having crossed into the country 'illegally.' From Boston, he had been teaching English in South Korea.
The military junta announced it will audit all uranium exploration permits awarded before last month's Niger coup. Evidence has emerged that the permits enriched the ousted president and devastated the Tuareg population.
A day after Sudan President Omar al-Bashir threatened to cut off foreign election observers' fingers, ICC prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo said the upcoming Sudan vote is 'like monitoring a Hitler election.'
A high-level US delegation meets with Mexican officials today to discuss bilateral strategies for tackling the drug war. But will there be any changes during the Hillary Clinton Mexico visit?
Britain Foreign Secretary David Miliband said Tuesday that 12 British passports used in the Dubai assassination plot were forged when they were handed over to Israel for inspection.
Ahead of April 11 parliamentary and president elections, Sudan President Omar al-Bashir told supporters that if foreign election observers 'interfere in our affairs, we will cut their fingers off, put them under our shoes, and throw them out.'
Britain said Tuesday it would expel an Israel diplomat after a government probe found it likely that the Jewish state had forged UK passports used in the Dubai assassination of a senior Hamas official. Foreign Minister David Miliband is due to address Parliament this afternoon.
The Google China pullout means that operations were shifted overnight, with the company saying it will no longer comply with Chinese government demands that it censor its search results. Some in China expect Google will eventually be kicked out of the mainland.
In a rare allegation, Britain accused its ally of forging passports used in January's Dubai assassination of a Hamas operative. The diplomatic fallout could be significant, with Netanyahu – in Washington today – already facing strained US ties.
One month after a US-led offensive to clear the Taliban from Marjah, Afghanistan, locals are worried less about the insurgents returning to power than about a notorious former official seeking to join the new government.
Pakistan leaders, including the Army chief and foreign minister, are requesting additional military and economic aid during strategic dialogue with US officials.
Untreated pools of sewage, some as large as 100 acres, seep back into the sole aquifer that provides freshwater for Gaza’s 1.5 million people. Aid workers are looking at new ways to replenish the aquifer, this World Water Day.
Ahmed el-Tayeb, who holds a PhD in Islamic philosophy from the Sorbonne, is expected to be a better face for Egypt's Al Azhar University, which was once preeminent in the Sunni world.
Last month a Germany social welfare ruling blocked entitlement reductions on the grounds that all citizens have a right to participate in social, cultural life.
One of Britain's largest department store chains in January launched a divorce registry service. Splitting couples can sign up for all the pots and pans a new single might need.
The rhetoric between US and Iranian leaders has taken a sharp negative turn over the Iran nuclear program. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called Iran's government a "menace" while Supreme Leader Khamenei said the US is not to be trusted.