A fake TV report in Georgia that claimed a Russian invasion was in progress and that President Mikhael Saakashvili had been killed has drawn fury from citizens and the political opposition.
Thailand protests entered their third day Monday, paralyzing parts of Bangkok. Earlier in the day, demonstrators thronged the military base where Thai PM Abhisit Vejjajiva is staying.
Six former FARC hostages – each held for years by the leftist rebel group – are running for Congress in Sunday's Colombia vote. Voters are choosing 102 senators and 166 representatives in the legislative elections.
Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is trying to calm the nation after a series of US officials have called last week's announcement to allow Israelis to build 1,600 homes in East Jerusalem an 'insult' to the US.
Gunmen in the violence-plagued border city of Cuidad Juarez killed two Americans and one Mexican with ties to the US Consulate on Saturday. Authorities are still trying to assess the motive for the Mexico killings.
An Afghanistan Taliban spokesman claimed responsibility for a series of coordinated Kandahar attacks Saturday, saying they were a warning to NATO, which will soon focus on securing Kandahar City and its approaches.
Tens of thousands of red-shirted Thailand protesters filled main avenues in Bangkok Sunday as they called for the resignation of Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva.
Hannah Rocklein’s saga – an international adoption 11 years later
International adoption has fallen sharply under tougher scrutiny caused by issues like Haiti's post-quake orphan scandal as well as stricter global regulations.
Haiti has shut down international adoptions because of suspicions of child trafficking in the post-quake chaos.
Tens of thousands of Thailand protesters flooded the streets of Bangkok on Sunday wearing red shirts to support former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.
At Seoul Grand Park this week, engineers showed off Korea's OLEV concept vehicle that runs on power conveyed by magnets from underground lines. Many observers see 'potential,' but it's not an easy sell.
Underscoring tensions over the Israel settlement issue, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton strongly criticized an ill-timed announcement of 1,600 new housing units in a call to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Simon Cowell Afghan fiancée Mezghan Hussainy was a top talking point when the American Idol judge appeared on Jay Leno this week. Afghans are less enthralled.
A lost generation is emerging as unemployment soars among Latin America youths. Nearly 20 percent are neither studying nor looking for jobs.
Vladimir Putin is looking to boost ties with India during his visit to New Delhi, with Russia announcing plans Friday to build India new fighter jets and nuclear reactors. Russia has failed to deliver before.
A 40-year-old clip from Soviet TV of 'Mr. Trololo' man Eduard Khil has gone viral on YouTube. In an interview, the baritone singer says he doesn't understand why millions suddenly love him now.
In addition to the Armenian genocide resolutions roiling Turkey in recent days, the country has also been shaken up over the arrests of top military officials in an alleged Turkey coup plot. How the turmoil affects Turkey's EU bid and its regional ambitions.
The family of Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili, who fatally crashed on the opening day of the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, is in dire financial need. A bank account has been set up for donations from around the world.
A week after a US congressional committee passed an Armenian genocide resolution, Sweden has followed suit. Swedish trade with Turkey has increased significantly in recent years.