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?
World leaders meet in London to discuss their countries' role in Libya as rebels' westward advance is stalled. Syria's cabinet resigns. Yemen's protests pick back up.
British Foreign Secretary William Hague said that one of the goals of the London meeting is to begin planning for a post-Qaddafi political future in Libya.