A troupe of England's venerable morris dancers recently danced a jig to commemorate the 50th anniversary of a London overpass that was originally dedicated by morris dancers.
Russia's foreign minister is meeting with Assad in Damascus today, just days after Moscow blocked UN action against the regime.
Suspension of ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema may soothe South Africa's political and economic elites. But guest blogger Zama Ndlovu says youths won't remain silent.
Democratic setbacks in sub-Saharan Africa have outpaced once promising gains, says guest blogger Vukasin Petrovic from Freedom House.
Lt. Col. Daniel Davis just finished a year in Afghanistan and says don't believe claims of progress.
Josefina Vazquez Mota was selected as Mexico's ruling National Action Party (PAN) candidate for the upcoming presidential election. She is Mexico's first female presidential candidate from a major political party.
The top 50 charitable donors gave more in 2011: Are the super rich feeling the sting of public opinion?
London's Heathrow airport is once again the target of criticism after a preemptive shutdown hours before a light snowfall in the United Kingdom.