The trial of far-right politician Geert Wilders, charged with inciting hatred against Muslims, will continue Wednesday in the Netherlands. His lawyer caused a delay, saying the judge was biased.
Nigerian leadership has a record of failure and the roots can be traced to Nigerian society, where echoes of slavery linger, guest blogger Jeremy Weate argues.
Few expect big breakthroughs at China's climate change talks this week. The real success will be in smoothing relations after the Copenhagen debacle and small side deals that are more realistic, observers say.
Red sludge from an alumina plant reservoir rolled through three different Hungarian villages, resulting in multiple casualties. The red sludge is a byproduct of bauxite refining.
An heir to the North Korean dictatorship is anointed, and begins his rise. Where will Kim Jong-un lead his nation?
Up to eight German nationals were killed in Pakistan late Monday as part of a surge in US drone attacks believed to be in response to a Europe terror plot.
Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan met Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on the sidelines of the Asia-Europe summit in Brussels Monday, but the issues at the heart of recent China-Japan friction remain unresolved.
Nobody has claimed responsibility for Tuesday's bomb attack on a NATO tanker waiting at the Torkham border post, which Pakistan sealed six days ago.
Many Israelis suspect militant Israeli settlers, seeking to incite religious violence and undermine peace negotiations, attacked a Palestinian mosque near Bethlehem.
Commonwealth Games 2010: Swimming was the first sport to get going in New Delhi on Monday, the morning after the games officially opened with a spectacular ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.
Few people in Germany noted the country's final $94 million WWI reparations payment on Sunday. Some historians say that's for the best.
A report on the Congo mass rapes this summer makes it clear that while UN forces in the area were guilty of negligence by not knowing enough to stop the events, they did not play a direct role in the mass rapes.
Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos's new attempt at land reform will begin with the restitution of 5 million acres over four years – an area about the size of Massachusetts.
Palestinian leaders say continued settlement expansion in the West Bank could halt peace talks by the end of the week. Is an acceptable compromise in the works?
Viktor Bout has stalled his extradition to the US. But the delay may be short-lived in the case of the 'Merchant of Death,' accused of supplying dictators and warlords with weapons.
The UN report on the Congo genocide, heavily criticized last month when a draft was leaked, was formally released today with tempered accusations against Rwanda and Uganda.
The late surge by Green Party candidate Marina Silva has sent the Brazil election into a runoff ballot Oct. 31. Top candidate Dilma Rousseff is still favored to take over for Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.