Troops loyal to Muammar Qaddafi launched airstrikes in Ras Lanuf. Opposition officials report that they've been approached about negotiating an end to Libya's conflict.
Teodorin Obiang, son of the President of Equatorial Guinea, tried to buy the world's second most expensive yacht, according to Global Witness, an anticorruption advocacy group in London.
Commerce Secretary Gary Locke will be the first 'ABC' – American-born Chinese – to serve in the post. Will that influence China's expectations?
The islands of Thailand's previously untouched Andaman Coast are experiencing a tourism boom that has brought chaotic expansion at a cost to the environment.
Libya's sub-Saharan African population has gotten a lot of attention. They're not all mercenaries and they aren't just from one or two places.
The confusion surrounding the detention and then release of several British nationals – including members of the Special Air Service – in Libya has generated as much interest as the incident itself. However, little information is available on why a group of British men arrived unauthorized and unannounced in Libya. Below is an overview of what can be confirmed about the incident.
An African Union panel is to meet Wednesday about Ivory Coast's crisis. Supporters of President-elect Alassane Ouattara and former President Laurent Gbagbo are clashing, and pro-Ouattara forces have taken control of several towns along the Liberian border.
After another day of clashes between Qaddafi forces and antigovernment rebels, the UN called for an end to the progovernment troops’ “indiscriminate” violence.