The US government is researching use of robots, microgravity sensors, and other high-tech tools to find smuggling tunnels under the US-Mexico border. But police work may be the most effective tool.
The Africa Mercy, a charity-funded hospital ship docked in Sierra Leone, provides the most sophisticated medical facility in the region.
Syrian Army defectors launched a fresh assault on a pro-government group yesterday. Some say their concentrated military action could be the turning point for the Syrian protest movement.
Pakistani Ambassador Husain Haqqani's offer to resign hasn't been accepted yet, and perhaps won't. But the reasons for a raging Pakistani controversy are worrying.
During a train trip across Germany, a Monitor correspondent noted regional differences that make neo-Nazi culture appealing in the east and alien in the west. A murder last week exposed the existence neo-Nazi cells in the country.
Sudan was suffering economically even before it lost South Sudan, and now the economic climate is worse. President Bashir is pushing oil and food production – and reaching out to China – to fix the situation.
A Czech company is simultaneously building a business and helping migrants by hiring Central Asian migrants to cook their homelands' dishes.
Pakistan's envoy to the US, Ambassador Husain Haqqani, explains why Pakistan cannot simply clear out militants from its mountainous regions, while Kenya marches into Somalia to try a similar task.
The Arab League has given Syria an ultimatum: end the violence, or face sanctions. But can sanctions sway a government already under heavy pressure?
Is the Kuwaiti monarchy at risk? Probably not, but...