At a UN regional meeting in Uruguay, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged Israel to cease settlement building and avoid provocative actions ahead of the September deadline for a peace deal.
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Yusuf Raza Gilani are watching the match together in what is being referred to as an example of 'cricket diplomacy.'
Journalist Gert Van Langendonck explores the history of Ras Lanuf, the front line in Libya's war now – and in ancient times.
If Muammar Qaddafi falls, then West Africa would likely see the fire-sale of Libyan-owned businesses and an influx of refugees, including mercenaries.
Ivory Coast bears some similarities to Rwanda in 1994, but there are a number of factors that make it unlikely Ivory Coast's conflict will develop into a genocide like Rwanda's.
Wednesday is the day that India and Pakistan face off in the cricket world cup semifinal. Cricket 'fever' has been going around – in one case, just three out of 75 staff members turned up to work.
Both Venezuela and the US seek the extradition of suspected drug kingpin Walid Makled from Colombia. President Santos must decide whether to placate Chávez or Washington.
A bakery owner in the infamous 'City of God' slum in Rio de Janeiro coincidentally named his shop after President Obama only months before Obama's visit.
French Spiderman Alain Robert added another skyscraper to his list Monday, by scaling the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. Why has Alain Robert climbed 85 buildings?