While Guinea’s military ruler Capt. Moussa Dadis Camara recovers from an assassination attempt, other junta leaders rejected a regional proposal Monday to deploy troops to prevent violence.
A new study released at the Copenhagen climate change summit, outlines a Top 10 "hit list" of nonhuman species most threatened by global warming. The emphasis is on cute and cuddly, including koalas, penguins, and "Nemo."
Japan's Imperial Household initally balked at a 'last minute' request by China's visiting vice president to meet with the Emperor Akihito. The request was made 19 days ahead, instead of 30. But the meeting will take place Tuesday in Tokyo.
Iraqi war veteran Nico Marcolongo founded the ‘Buddy Bowl’ to benefit military veterans.
The attack that broke Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's nose and teeth Sunday is causing Italians to worry about a return to political violence not seen since the 1970s when extremist groups attacked each other and the state.
Negotiations on a deal to curb greenhouse gas emissions and head off global warming were suspended Monday morning in Copenhagen, with poorer countries charging wealthier nations aren't prepared to make necessary cuts in CO2 emissions.
Sebastian Piñera, a conservative billionaire, won 44 percent of the vote in Chile's election on Sunday, putting the left at risk of losing the helm for the first time since right-wing dictator Augusto Pinochet stepped down nearly 20 years ago.
Iran accuses students of tearing photos of Ayatollah Khomeini during protests last week. They deny the charge and say they were set up.
Thailand today brought the crew of an impounded cargo plane carrying North Korea weapons before a criminal court. The circumstances of the seizure – like why a plane with illicit arms stopped in US ally territory for refueling – is raising questions.
An angry attacker struck Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi in Milan Sunday night with what witnesses desribed as a miniature metal replica of the famous Duomo cathedral.
Even though outgoing socialist President Michelle Bachelet enjoys approval ratings of over 70 percent, voters seem to be growing weary of the Concertacion political alliance she represents.
In recent and upcoming races across Latin America, candidates have dropped a combative left-right discourse, and instead are appealing to a growing ideological center.
Wearing the Muslim veil in America may cause awkward moments, but this hijabi finds more positive than negative in her choice.
Hijabs du jour and hijab don'ts: Whether the Muslim veil takes the gentle Pakistani drape or the face-hugging Saudi wrap, it is a style statement.
Embraced or banned, a prayer or a prison, the Muslim veil is spreading: Who wears it – and why?
Thailand will charge detained crew members with crimes related to trafficking the 35-ton arms shipment in violation of sanctions slapped on North Korea for its missile and nuclear tests.
The US, Poland status of forces pact signed Friday allows deployment of a missile defense system to go forward. An earlier proposal for a more robust missile system had drawn the ire of Russia.
A draft pact for a global warming treaty released Friday in Copenhagen would commit the US to significant emissions cuts by 2020 and draw developing nations into an agreement for the first time.
In Khan Neshin, near the Pakistan border, recruitment of locals for the Afghanistan war effort is an often frustrating process. Obstacles include candidates' drug use, illiteracy, and fear of the Taliban.
Rights activist Aminatou Haidar, who is pushing for Western Sahara's independence from Morocco, has been on a hunger strike in Spain, prompting Spanish pressure for her to be let back into the country. But some Moroccans see a double standard.