Russian President Medvedev's scorching dismissal of Moscow Mayor Luzhkov could be opening shot in a bureaucratic battle between Putin and Medevev over who will be the establishment candidate for president.
After 38 years in the bush of Tanzania, former Black Panther leader Pete O'Neal has shed his belligerent revolutionary fervor and today spends his time working with disadvantaged African children.
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas backed down again on his threat to quit peace talks over Israeli settlement expansion, this time pending consultation with the Arab League Oct. 4.
South Africa, one of the fastest-growing economic regions in the world, seems a natural place for Wal-Mart to invest, say economists. But South African unions are pushing back.
As Israeli settlement building resumes after a 10-month freeze, the antisettlement group Peace Now has unveiled an iPhone app featuring daily updates.
Kim Jong-un, youngest son to North Korea's 'dear leader' has been appointed to general, along with his aunt. The newly acquired rank is a very strong sign there will be no change in the ‘military first’ policy within the closed nation.
At least 11 Mexican mayors have been killed this year in assassinations blamed on drug traffickers.
One-child policy: The China Daily newspaper on Monday quoted the head of the National Population and Family Planning Commission as saying there were no plans to change the policy anytime soon.
The speed with which the fishing boat dispute turned ugly suggests how little has been achieved in China-Japan reconciliation over the past five years, say analysts.
The encounter was being closely watched, four months after Israeli commandos raided a similar Gaza-bound boat for Turkey killing nine activists.
The Pakistani government strongly condemned a series of manned airstrikes on Pakistani soil, including two NATO attacks that officials say killed about 55 suspected insurgents over the weekend.
Aung San Suu Kyi's 18-month detention ends just after the Burma election. Observers say her release would signal the junta’s confidence in transitioning to a semi-civilian government.
West Bank settlements were under a 10-month Israeli construction freeze which expired Sunday night, putting peace talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority at risk. Here is a breakdown of where and when settlement expansion is happening.
North Korea’s first Workers’ Party conference in 44 years is being hailed as 'historic.' Few know what will actually happen, even if heir apparent Kim Jong-un makes his public debut.
Tuesday, India's Supreme Court will hear a petition for more mediation in a 1992 case in which Hindus zealots destroyed a mosque on a long-contested site. The Ayodha verdict, due last week, has been delayed for security reasons.
The exclusion of populist party Fanmi Lavalas and other contenders heightens concerns that the Haiti election will fail to introduce leaders closer to voters’ core concerns.
With little faith in Israeli-Palestinian talks, and largely unable to integrate into Lebanon, many Palestinian refugees see violence as the only way to secure their 'right of return.'
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is consulting with Arab and Western leaders over whether to stick with Israeli-Palestinian peace talks after Israel’s settlement freeze expired.