Apps for Good recruits immigrant or unemployed youths from London neighborhoods to develop phone programs relevant to their needs and to teach entrepreneurial skills.
A strong Antarctic front continued to dump record amounts of snow across New Zealand on Wednesday. But for many in New Zealand, the wintery blast is just too much to handle.
Iran has embraced a Russian proposal to restart nuclear negotiations with the international community, but President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's political rivals may try to block the talks.
The scene of a chaotic power struggle earlier this year, Ivory Coast is now enjoying a recovery summer. But while it has the money to pay its debts, it is purposefully defaulting instead.
Shell oil spill: Although the amount of oil involved in the Shell spill off the coast of Scotland is an order of magnitude smaller than BP's 2010 Gulf of Mexico disaster — around 1,300 barrels so far compared to an estimated 4.9 million in the Gulf — the spill undercuts Shell's earlier suggestions that it is a safer company than BP.
Prime Minister David Cameron's speech yesterday about the roots of last week's riots had no shortage of critics.
Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev chose a painful anniversary – that of the 1991 August Coup, which tried to reverse his democratic reforms – to criticize Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.
Major multinational mining companies have been flocking to West Africa over the past few years, as iron ore's soaring price and Africa's cheap labor have offset concerns about regional instability.
Violence across Iraq yesterday was horrific, and likely carried out by Sunni Arab militants. It all feels so 2004.
The SEED Organic Classroom Programme at 21 South African schools teaches sustainable farming techniques while feeding students.
Peru's new president has vowed to take a hard line against the country’s Shining Path guerrillas, and appears to have modeled his strategy on Colombia's counterinsurgency successes.
Libya's leader Muammar Qaddafi appears to be running out of options as rebels close in on Tripoli, but an end to his regime could still be a long way off.