Gen. David Petraeus is giving up command of the Afghanistan war to take charge of the CIA. Announcement of the shift comes during a bad week for NATO in Afghanistan.
The Greeks who years ago fled to cities for economic opportunity are now returning to the countryside for the same reason.
PayPal founder Peter Thiel has encouraged America's top students to drop out of university and create a company instead. South Africans could benefit from considering entrepreneurship as important as a college degree.
In the final round of national elections, Nigerians cast votes for local governors Tuesday. As in previous rounds, the voting process was messy, but much cleaner than those of 2007.
Technology holds promise for Africa's young people by giving them greater economic opportunity, but sometimes that opportunity is in niches such as music piracy.
More than 1 million people are expected to crowd London's streets Friday for the wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton. While royal fans speculate about the wedding dress, British police are fretting over security. Check out five questions (and answers) about the plan for keeping the royal family safe.
Opposition 'walk to work' protests continue to test Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's tenuous commitment to democratic freedoms.
A draft UN Security Council statement condemning Syria's use of violence has stalled, with China, Russia, and Lebanon opposing the initiative.
After a brief civil war that killed hundreds, Ivory Coast – the world's No. 1 producer of cocoa – will begin exporting the crop again. But has the country lost its edge to neighboring Ghana?