ESOP works by acting as a good-faith liaison between mortgage lenders and borrowers, helping people who are straining to pay their mortgages stay in their homes.
If Israeli media reports are correct, Israel shares the US and European views of Iran: That it isn't seeking a nuclear weapon at the moment.
A German wind farm offers a ropes course at the foot of a towering wind turbine, providing an alternative view of green energy.
Guatemala isn't the only Latin American nation to use its army to fight internal armed groups, but guest blogger James Bosworth warns that 'protect the population' should be part of the mission.
Venezuela President Hugo Chávez's new defense minister is worrying officials in both the US and Colombia because of his links to Colombia's FARC rebels.
Iranian Foreign Minister Salehi said that Tehran is willing to return to talks on Iran's nuclear program and that discussions have already begun about a date and location.
Amid rising crime, the Peace Corps pulled out of in Honduras this week.
From the moment that Capt. Francesco Schettino made his fateful decision to steer the Costa Concordia cruise ship close to shore, to his description of whether he stayed with the ship to help evacuate its 4,000 passengers, there has been a pattern of untruths and attempted coverup. Here are four examples, running the gamut from 'technical' to incredulous.
Aid groups warned that a drought was coming to the Horn of Africa in 2011, and say now that a late response by donor nations unnecessarily cost thousands of lives.
More than 100 young volunteers received technical training and now produce Web radio program focused on youth perspectives in Tunisia.