The Islamist group Al Shabab withdrew from Somalia's capital city, Mogadishu, this weekend, but whether that is a sign of success for the African Union mission and Somalian government is unclear.
The reports suggest that, despite what might seem like common sense, investment in dangerous pockets of Mexico is up.
Saudi Arabia and several Arab blocs broke their long silence on the uprisings sweeping the Middle East, condemning Syria's brutal crackdown that has killed more than 300 in the past week alone.
Nature writer David Gessner argues that we must first fall in love with nature before we will fight for it.
Attacks on the central city of Houleh and the eastern city of Deir El Zour come on the heels of the Syrian regime's new promise to hold free and fair elections.
Scientists have discovered that a wooden box found on a Mediterranean shipwreck contains an early version of a first-aid kit.