Relations between US and Pakistan have soured so much that the report on the NATO bombing is likely to have little effect. Instead, Pakistanis fret about rumors of a possible military coup.
Turkey and France traded barbs Thursday, with the Turkish ambassador recalled from Paris. Turkey also suspended all bilateral political, economic and military cooperation.
The death toll in a string of attacks in Baghdad, mostly against government and Shiite targets, is up to 68. The attacks follow days of political threats against Sunni politicians by Shiite Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.
A former KGB colleague of Putin has been appointed chief of staff for the Kremlin, signaling continuing concern about the strength of the protest movement.
The Mexican city's 1,100-member police force has just been fired, with the Navy put in charge of civilian security. Many in Veracruz won't miss the cops, whom they distrust.
North Koreans are mourning the death of Kim Jong-il, but the oddest sign of the cult of personality is a shrine at a supermarket escalator.
A look back at some of the predicted US outcomes for the Iraq war, and what happened.
A trawl through US diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks this year shows growing alarm over Iraq's political divides.
Registered voters in Chile have long been required to vote or else be fined – a disincentive for many to register. But the law has been reformed, potentially adding 5 million Chileans to the voter rolls.
Toms Shoes popularized 'one for one' giving. Warby Parker adds training low-income local entrepreneurs to start their own businesses selling glasses at affordable prices.
Venezuela could find its often renegade diplomacy reined in if and when it joins Mercosur. But the likely big winner would be Brazil.