The Philippines massacre of 46 people on Monday on Mindanao appears to have been politically motivated, with fingers pointing to a powerful local clan.
A Canadian judge decided that the "Happy Gilmore" golf shot made famous by Adam Sandler, "breached the standard of care" in a Nova Scotia Supreme Court case.
China executed two milk producers from last fall's tainted milk scandal on Tuesday. The scandal raised questions about China's business culture.
Since Argentina's economic crisis in the late 1990s, the unemployed have made picketing a way of life to demand their jobs back.
The UN is expected to vote on a controversial proposal for members to be able to punish religious "defamation." A 20-nation poll finds support among Muslim countries, but little elsewhere.
The US slowed production of meth by cutting off key ingredients. But a blow to US methamphetamine labs became a boon to La Familia drug gang in Mexico.
Mexico and the US are working together bring down Mexico's newest, most violent drug cartel. Last month, 303 alleged La Familia members were arrested in 38 US cities. Fifteen members were indicted Friday in Chicago.
Ousted Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has long provoked Thailand's government by rousing opposition at home. Now he's inflamed regional tensions by becoming an economic adviser to rival Cambodia.
President Obama is hosting Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh this week with his first state visit. But India worries the US cares more about wooing rivals China and Pakistan.
Is northern Italy a new haven for terror fundraising? Police in Italy arrested four Pakistanis suspected of sending money to Mumbai terrorists.
Israel's captured soldier Gilad Shalit would be exchanged for up to 1,000 Palestinian prisoners in a deal that could be be finalized this week, a Hamas official told the Monitor.
Many Pakistan Taliban fighters are fleeing an Army offensive in South Waziristan for another tribal agency, Orakzai, where troops killed 22 militants Sunday.
Despite efforts of Medvedev and Putin, Russia corruption forces businesses to add as much as 40 percent to production costs.
Russian policeman Alexei Dymovsky accused his boss of corruption on YouTube. He got fired, but dozens of people followed suit – and the Interior Ministry agreed to look into it.
Brazil President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva – whom US President Barack Obama called 'the most popular politician on earth' – hosted Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad today. It is the first visit by an Iranian president.
Philippines political violence claims 35 lives on the southern island of Mindanao. An adviser to President Gloria Arroyo calls it a "massacre... unequaled in recent history."
In “2012,” Hollywood for once casts China as the good guy. But some critics say the movie simply reinforces stereotypes.
In Jakarta, Indonesia, a playland lets kids pay to enter its miniature city and work jobs from firefighter to tattoo artist.
After bridge explosions, Venezuela's Hugo Chávez and Colombia's Alvaro Uribe agree on one thing: current conflict won't be resolved without outside mediation.