A deal with El Salvador's two biggest street gangs may signal a less militaristic security strategy, writes guest blogger Geoffrey Ramsey.
Florida passed a law banning state public contracts for companies doing business with Cuba – something that violates federal law, writes guest blogger Anya Landau French.
Details are emerging about US soldier who killed Afghan civilians in a rampage that spurred Afghan President Karzai to demand that US troops leave village outposts.
Residents disagree over plans to convert a 500-year-old palazzo into a department store in Venice, Italy.
After the massacre of 16 Afghan civilians by a US Army sergeant, Afghan President Karzai told the US to speed up withdrawal. Post-colonial experience from Africa suggests that US departure may not be pretty.
South American street gangs may not be as notorious as the violent 'maras,' but they pose a significant threat to security, writes guest blogger Geoffrey Ramsey.
Someone has been leaving envelopes of $13,000 in various locations like a church and soup kitchen in the town of Braunschweig, Germany.
Rio de Janeiro uses IBM's Smart Cities technology to coordinate its city services in real time, from responding to emergencies to unsnarling traffic.