Government forces have killed the commander-in-chief of the FARC, alias 'Alfonso Cano.' It is a blow to the rebel group, but ultimately it could hurt peace talks.
Baby boomers discover ways to apply their skills and life experience to purposeful second careers.
This year’s floods in Thailand, now threatening central Bangkok, have killed 437 people and done tens of millions of dollars’ worth of damage. But it is far from the worst flood in history. By comparison, the deadliest US flood killed about 2,000 people, when the South Fork dam, upstream from Johnstown, Pa., collapsed on May 31, 1889, after unusually heavy rain. And even that pales beside the destruction wrought by the five deadliest floods in history – all of which took place in China. When did they happen, and just how deadly were they?
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is poised to easily win the race, despite many claims that it is unconstitutional for him to run for re-election.
The 'Syrian Free Army,' a group of up to 15,000 defected Syrian soldiers camped in Turkey, is seeking to be recognized as the opposition's military wing.
The Thailand floods are the worst the country has seen in decades, but Thais are showing their resourcefulness.
A group of activists slipped out of a Cyprus port yesterday, launching the latest in a series of Gaza flotillas. But with speculation that Israel is considering attacking Iran, and Palestinian maneuvers for statehood at the UN, it's not likely to get much attention.