The Hariri murder probe is getting closer to issuing indictments, straining ties between Lebanon and Syria and complicating US goals in the region.
Mount Merapi unleashed its biggest eruption yet Wednesday. Despite their destructive power, Indonesia's volcanoes have played an important role in feeding the soil – and have deep cultural influence.
The rising clout of Al Qassam in Gaza dims prospects for mending the Hamas-Fatah rift. Reconciliation talks are slated to start Nov. 9.
Airbus A380 airliners have been grounded by the Australian airline after an engine blowout Thursday that prompted an emergency landing in Singapore with 459 people aboard.
Israel claimed responsibility for Wednesday's killing in Gaza of a Palestinian militant from a splinter group that Hamas is trying to rein in.
Illegal immigration has long been a political hot potato in Australia, which has a lot of foreign-born residents and an economy that is increasingly integrated with Asia. Australia's neighbors aren't biting on Julia Gillard's asylum center plan.
Some 1.3 million Haitians in the capital's tent cities have nowhere to go as potential hurricane Tomas approaches, even as 120,000 homes sit vacant and easily repairable.
'The politicians are fighting each other instead of the terrorists,' says a Baghdad shopkeeper, reflecting widespread doubt the government will prevent further Baghdad bombings.
In the wake of a string of parcel bombs in Greece and the Yemeni plot to send explosives to the US via air freight, Germany wants EU ministers to review air-cargo security measures.
Americans weren't the only ones watching the midterm election returns Tuesday night as Republicans took back the US House of Representatives and Democrats clung to a slight majority in the Senate. We take a look at a few examples of media coverage (and in some cases, a lack of media coverage) beyond the US.
In the wake of Republican gains in Tuesday's midterm elections, Europeans are wondering why a president who captivated their hearts was dealt such a blow.
The election of Nikki Haley as the first Indian-American governor of South Carolina isn't a particularly big deal for self-assured India. But closer ties with the US remain a focus.
Storm Tomas was downgraded today to a tropical depression, but forecasters expect the storm to pick up speed before it touches down on Haiti on Friday.
Afghanistan and the US are showing signs of a new approach to insurgents in Afghanistan. The approach may ultimately allow Pakistan more influence in Afghanistan as the US prepares to leave next year.
Current leaders of Mexico and Colombia were relieved that Prop 19 failed, but former leaders feel more free to express their support of relaxing drug laws.
As Seoul prepares to host the G20 summit Nov. 11, it is keeping a close eye on activists' protest plans as well as the possibility that North Korea could provoke a well-timed incident.
The Islamic State of Iraq, the umbrella group for Al Qaeda in the country, claims Muslim women are being held against their will in Coptic churches in Egypt.
The Indonesian volcano Mt. Merapi erupted on Wednesday in its biggest explosion so far, prompting evacuations from previously safe areas and sending earlier evacuees even further from the site of the blasts.
Security experts say that parcel bombings sent to embassies across Athens on Monday and Tuesday have all the hallmarks of anarchist groups looking to make a 'symbolic gesture.'
Sixteen bombs struck Baghdad Tuesday, prompting a snap curfew and shocking a city still coming to grips with a deadly attack Sunday on a Catholic church.