Members of President Bush’s Africa team have steadily criticized President Obama's administration's approach to Sudan, even as the referendum appears to be unfolding peacefully.
Moscow explosion: Experts say the explosion, which killed at least 35, will likely be traced to Russia's volatile north Caucasus region, where political murders, bombings, and kidnappings occur almost daily.
Freezing temperatures in South Korea are pushing energy use to record highs and threatening blackouts. The crisis may prompt Koreans to rethink how to stay warm.
A story on the 'Iraqi block party on steroids' from our archives.
Many Tunisians protested Monday to show their disapproval of the interim government – which includes members of the government of former President Ben Ali – while teachers went on strike.
A roundup of opinion so far.