North Korean attack on South Korea was the first such event on land since the Korean War. South Korean analysts appear puzzled over how best to respond to the North Korean attack.
The Guinea military is hoping to tamp down violence while the country waits for a Supreme Court decision on last week's election results, which have been questioned by the losing candidate.
The revelation that NATO and members of the Afghanistan government may have been negotiating with a Taliban impostor has dealt a blow to peace talks.
HarassMap, a website devoted to publishing reports of Cairo's endemic sexual harassment, debuts next month. Women can report abuse via Twitter, text message, e-mail, or Facebook.
'We need to draw lessons from it,' says the government spokesman. A special investigative committee has been tasked with finding the cause of the deadly Cambodia stampede.
Royal wedding date-watchers need speculate no more. When the long-awaited engagement of Prince William and longtime girlfriend Kate Middleton was announced last week, they and their wedding planners were bombarded with questions. Where did that gorgeous ring come from? Who will design the wedding dress?And – when will the wedding of the decade be? Some of those questions were answered immediately (the ring originally belonged to William's mother, the late Princess Diana), some have since been answered, and some remain up in the air (rumors run rampant about who will design Kate's wedding gown, but nothing has been confirmed). Here are some of the details that have been finalized.
The Greece and Ireland debt crises have raised more questions about a currency that was supposed to unify Europe.
North Korea's attack, one of the worst since the Korean War, didn't jar most Seoul residents as they listened to Jingle Bells or tuned into the Asian Games. But men of military age are concerned.
Myanmar junta foe and democracy advocate, Aung San Suu Kyi, greeted her son at the airport Tuesday. It was the first time they had seen each other for ten years.
At least 339 people died in the stampede, according to Prime Minister Hun Sen, who called it a terrible tragedy. The Water Festival has seen troubles in past years.
Ireland's Green Party has said it will pull out of its coalition under Prime Minister Brian Cowen. Cowen has called for elections in early 2011, but opposition leaders want a vote now.
Africa's scientific progress is stymied by a reticence among Africans to embrace scientific inquiry and a reluctance in the West of investing research dollars.
Syria Mwanza, Zambia's champion barista, hopes to win accolades for his signature drink, which includes red chiles, ginger, cinnamon, and chocolate.
Almost $20 billion of the Democratic Republic of the Congo's debt has been cancelled. While that is good for its economic progress, some decry the help because of Congo's human rights record.
President Hosni Mubarak's regime has rejected US calls to allow foreign observers at Egypt elections this weekend. But volunteers, armed with innovative software, are undeterred.
A coup attempt by rebel officers against a government that itself came to power by military force, leaves Malagasy citizens calling it an example of political theater and all eyes on a constitutional vote.
Jesus statue: Believers walked in a procession, singing and carrying banners, one saying 'Christ King of the Universe' as they made their way to the huge statue overlooking a plain in the western Polish town of Swiebodzin.
Pope Benedict's view that there might be rare cases where condom use is acceptable comes at a time when the Catholic church's image in Europe has been battered by child abuse scandals.