Leading Egyptian presidential candidates have been tossed out of the race, distrust of Egypt's military rulers is rising, and the timeline for writing a new constitution has been tossed out the window.
Residents of areas hit hardest by the 2010 post-election violence are demanding redress and accountability. President Ouattara must commit to justice and reconciliation, writes a guest blogger.
Recent coups in Mali and Guinea-Bissau don't amount to a big continental shift, according to a new statistical analysis.
A list of the most common names in Milan revealed the extent to which immigration has changed the character of the business-oriented city.
The biggest Obama charitable gift went to the Fisher House Foundation, a group that provides free or low-cost housing to military personnel or their families while they receive medical treatment.
Taxis often serve as lookouts for criminal groups, warning of police deployments. If drivers were working for a cartel, they could be targeted by rival gangs, writes a guest blogger.
2012 Goldman Environmental Prize winner Ma Jun enlists ordinary Chinese to help clean up China's pollution.
Anders Breivik admitted to July 2011 attacks in Norway that killed more than 70 people, but did not take criminal responsibility for them.