While Nicaragua was on holiday, the Sandinista government of Daniel Ortega reprinted the Constitution. It now includes a law that was left dead 20 years ago.
Vatican bank: The Vatican said it was "perplexed and surprised" by the investigation.
Philippe Croizon, an amputee who once skydived from a plane, successfully swam across the English Channel this past weekend. Philippe Croizon used special leg prostheses with flippers to make the crossing.
While New York frets over the construction of an Islamic cultural center and mosque near ground zero, Milan is pushing back against construction of its first mosque. Local Muslims have found an unlikely ally in the Catholic Church.
Nine NATO soldiers were killed in a helicopter crash Tuesday in Afghanistan. Nearly 2,100 NATO troops have died in the nine-year Afghanistan war, with 529 just this year.
Even among Pakistani Kashmiris, who share a religion with Islamabad, the desire for independence is growing because of discontent with the economy, difficulty of movement, and identification with Indian Kashmiris.
Some 600 looted Iraqi antiquities were found packed in a dozen boxes in what appears to be an embarrassing mistake, negligence – or both.
Vietnam is building up its universities in an effort to join economic tigers Taiwan and South Korea. Roadblock: hidebound university practices.
Allegations of Afghanistan election fraud are rampant, but there are few formal complaints. Here's why.
Dimitar Berbatov was never quite the waste of space that critics made out. Playing alongside the yapping energy of Rooney makes many players, not just Berbatov, look pedestrian in comparison.
Typhoon Fanapi was the first major storm to strike the island this year and the 11th typhoon to hit China.
The 2010 Commonwealth Games in India next month were supposed to highlight Delhi's development, but attacks on tourists and infrastructure woes may have hurt the country's image.
Taxi driver jobs in Mexico City can be a last grasp at economic security for professionals who have fallen victim to rampant age discrimination and recent economic woes.
China-Japan relations have further deteriorated following China’s decision to cease high-level exchanges with Japan in protest at the extended detention of a Chinese fishing boat captain.
In a Monitor interview, hard-liner Julius Malema outlines a young generation's vision for how South Africa can emulate Zimbabwe's land reform.
In the deadliest violence since the US formally ended its combat role in Iraq, 37 people were killed on Sunday in Baghdad and Fallujah.
Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan, who announced his reelection bid last week, will field a challenge from former military president Ibrahim Babangida, who faces charges of financial mismanagement.