The denial illustrates the difficulties the international community will face in implementing fresh plans to reconcile with segments of the Taliban.
African land reform, plot by plot, may be the foundation for solving so much else – from famine to poverty to genocide.
In a story echoed across Africa, two Liberian families are in a tug of war over a single plot.
A selection of the African continent's fights over land that have turned into violent, conflict, or threaten to.
Northern Ireland's pro-British DUP and Irish republican Sinn Féin failed Friday to agree on bringing policing and justice under local control. If a stalemate continues, it could result in the collapse of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
Images on Kenyan minivan taxis are a good indicator of public trends. Now, along with Snoop Dogg and Tupac Shakur, people are adorning their vehicles with the spray-painted face of Luis Moreno-Ocampo, chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court.
Russia returned to the global stage Friday as a first-rank military and technological power by launching a 'fifth generation' fighter plane, with futuristic characteristics of stealth, sustained supersonic cruise, and integrated weapons.
With Somali piracy still posing a severe threat, China agreed Thursday to join the US, Europe, and others in a multilateral naval force. Since late 2008, China has dispatched four flotillas to the Gulf of Aden area, expanding its military activity abroad.
We visit the "new" government offices, and there's someone I know around every corner.
Haiti’s earthquake reversed a decades-long provinces-to-capital migration, driving as many as 1 million Haitians from overburdened Port-au-Prince. Haitian officials are now see an opportunity to 'decentralize' the country.
The Iraq war, a declining birth rate, and discrimination are causing Christians to abandon a region they've lived in for two millenniums.
After Egypt vanquished Algeria 4-0 in the African Nations Cup, the country exploded in celebration.
Part museum, part Willy Wonka factory, a new exhibit in China boasts chocolate models of the Great Wall, a Louis Vuitton purse, and a basketball player in mid-dunk.
Over the past two weeks, the disaster-relief soundtrack at night has shifted with my locations in Port-au-Prince.
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is the top witness before Britain’s inquiry into the Iraq war. With the future of his Labour Party on the line, Blair maintained in questioning Friday that Saddam Hussein was a threat in 2003 and that Iran's weapons program is a threat today.
To thwart militants in Afghanistan from planting roadside bombs, or IEDs, US soldiers are pleading with locals to alert them to threats. Air surveillance can be too imprecise and approval for airstrikes too slow in coming.
I track down baby Jenny's mother, Nadine, in Canapé Vert. She's desperate to be reunited with her two-month old daughter in Miami.
Testifying in front of a special inquiry into the Iraq war, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said he had told President George W. Bush that they had to deal with the WMD threat even if it meant a regime change in Iraq. Blair denied any secret deals.
Iceland leads the list of the greenest nations. The US fell 22 places in the 2010 Environment Performance Index, but the study's researchers say that "murky" data makes the list imperfect.
Bomb attacks have scared many shoppers away from Islamabad's storied bookstores, including foreign diplomats who used to come to unload their libraries as they moved to a new assignment.