A shopkeeper in Sanaa, Yemen, makes some of his money selling posters of Western leaders in traditional Arab garb and regional landscapes.
Former Argentine President Nestor Kirchner – whose wife, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, is the current president – died of an apparent heart attack today.
US interest in the case of Sharif Mobley, who was set to be tried today, illustrates broader concern about American Muslims going abroad to train with militants.
Rescue groups are gathering clothing, soap, and tarps for the Indonesia tsunami victims. Transporting aid to the remote islands has proven more difficult.
Three Gorges Dam reached a milestone this week, recording its maximum water level for the first time. Three Gorges Dam, on the Yangtze River, began operations two years ago.
For the first time in weeks, the Chile miners formerly trapped underground are not in the news. And that's good news for the men who want their lives to return to normal.
The independence day attacks in Nigeria by the Niger Delta rebel group MEND is prompting a reexamination of whether current strategies to end the violence are working.
Russia ranked 154th on the annual Corruption Perceptions Index of 178 countries, sliding down eight spots from last year. A promised 'war on corruption' isn't yielding fruit.
After giving journalists wide latitude during the last elections in 2005, Egypt is now squelching press freedom and even requiring a permit to send mass text messages.
Sudan has not been included in meetings to discuss ways to fight back against the Lord's Resistance Army. This is a missed opportunity, says Ledio Cakaj, a guest blogger from the Enough Project.
After the Wikileaks release of 400,000 documents on Iraq, Deputy Secretary of Defense William Lynn explained some of the new monitoring tools being considered.
Preliminary results from Afghanistan's parliamentary election indicate that warlords who built their reputations fighting the Soviets are being dumped for a younger generation.
Some analysts believe that Kim Jong-il's exiled oldest son is just waiting to see if his younger half-brother Kim Jong-un can do the job – but could return to rule North Korea.
Nestor Kirchner, former president of Argentina, died Wednesday. Kirchner was married to the current Argentine president, Cristina Fernandez.
Californians vote next week on whether to legalize recreational marijuana use. The presidents of Colombia and Mexico on Tuesday called Prop. 19 'confusing' and 'inconsistent.'
The CIA and the Defense Intelligence Agency reportedly say that insurgents are weathering NATO efforts by hiding in Pakistan.
Tuesday's cyber attack on the Nobel Peace Prize website came less than three weeks after Norway awarded the prize to jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobao.
As relief agencies scramble to bring supplies to Indonesia's remote Mentawai Islands where a tsunami struck, surfers already on the scene are providing assistance.
The UN voted, Tuesday, to condemn the US policy towards Cuba. The Cuba embargo was dismissed by all but the US and Israel in the final vote.
South Korea's 3rd-quarter economic growth saw reduced gains with GDP growth dropping from 1.4 percent in 2Q to 0.7 percent in 3Q.