Had Bolivia's President Evo Morales not backed down in a dispute over the construction of a key road through the country's rainforest, deadly protests could have toppled his presidency, argues guest blogger James Bosworth.
His London restaurants employ composting, a wormery, and a dehydrator to reduce waste. His next goal: a restaurant that actually takes in carbon and releases oxygen.
The Palestinian Authority move for recognition at the UN is designed to shake up the status quo. Proposals that change nothing just won't cut it.
In Hong Kong, the perfect pre-wedding photo is key, and concern about having the same backdrop as friends has sent couples overseas in their quest for a unique photo.
The large number of candidates – for only 500 seats – will make for a more competitive election than in the past.
An Afghan US Embassy employee in Kabul killed an American in an annex known to be used by the CIA. The incident raises further questions about the reliability of America’s Afghan partners.
Guest blogger Miguel Octavio argues that by capping car prices, Venezuela is choking the domestic automotive market, despite the country's cheap gas and high demand for cars.
Pakistan said Sunday that it would not heed US calls to crack down on the Haqqani network, a militant group that Washington blames for the 20-hour siege on its embassy in Kabul this month.
Wangari Maathai, Africa's first female Nobel Peace Prize winner, passed on this weekend. But Kenya has many activists who share her fearlessness, energy, and passion for justice.
... in meaningless elections. Still, the Saudi King's announcement today is a symbolic opening of more space for women in the Kingdom.
At least one protester was killed and another 14 injured by pro-government forces during demonstrations Sunday.