Three elephants have solicited more than $21,000 in donations for the Thai Red Cross Society’s Haiti earthquake relief fund, surpassing the Thai government’s donation.
Long a starting point for cocaine smuggling, Colombia has now become a major hub for human smuggling from Africa and Asia to the US via Mexico.
The European Union (EU) on Monday denounced the forgery of European passports used to set up the Dubai assassination of a senior Hamas militant. The EU stopped short of admonishing Israel.
Bode Miller has won three medals in three races at these Winter Olympics. With two races left, will he feel any pressure – as he did in Turin – to win five?
Less than two weeks into the Marjah offensive in Afghanistan, an Afghan governor flew into town on Monday and began holding meetings.
In the Dubai assassination, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has summoned European ambassadors in an effort to pressure Europe to take action against Israel over its alleged killing of a Hamas commander last month.
British companies are set to begin drilling for oil reserves off the Falkland Islands this week, reopening a dispute with Argentina, which still lays claim to the archipelago.
The effects of war linger past the fighting, as Sara Terry found out herself when she documented a mass grave being dug up in Bosnia.
The collapse of the Dutch government Saturday shows how unpopular the war in Afghanistan is in Europe. Will other European nations pull their troops out of Afghanistan earlier than planned?
The Winter Olympics beat the US audience ratings of TV's most popular show, American Idol – a feat no other TV show has done in six years. That popularity extends worldwide with a record 82 countries participating, including newcomers from Pakistan to Peru.
The Vancouver 2010 Olympics schedule today includes medal events in men's and ladies' cross-country skiing, team ski jumping, and ice dance.
Philippines troops killed Abu Sayyaf commander Albader Parad on Sunday, dealing a major blow to the Islamic militant group.
A NATO airstrike that killed at least 27 Afghanistan civilians in the south is another blow to the new US 'hearts and minds' strategy.
USA's 5-3 upset of Canada showcased everything that is good about hockey – and made a case for why NHL players should come back for the Winter Olympics in 2014.
More at ease with himself than at the 2006 Olympics, US alpine skier Bode Miller put down an impressive slalom run to win gold in the men's combined event Sunday.
The Winter Olympics' newest event began. Ski cross, like its snowboarding cousin, is a four-man melée down bumpy, jumpy slopes. American Olympian Casey Puckett offers his tips.
Tomas Ojea Quintana pushed for greater human rights, but said he 'deeply regretted' not being allowed to see the world-famous detained opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, during his five-day visit, which ended Friday.
With eight of 16 days of competition completed, Canada has a third the number of medals as the US – falling short of its bold expectations, but engaging most Canadians nonetheless.
During a meeting with Mossad chief Meir Dagan and members of the alleged hit squad, Mr. Netanyahu approved last month's assassination of a Hamas commander in Dubai, reports the Sunday Times.
Americans Lindsey Vonn and Shani Davis – and even Apolo Ohno – were favorites for gold Saturday. Their opponents put in fantastic performances, but there were other factors, too.