A set of Rwanda grenade blasts Thursday night, along with the exile of a Rwandan ambassador accused of a previous grenade attack last month, underscore political unrest and add a glint of danger to the September elections.
Turkey's deep emotional reaction to the 'Armenian genocide' resolution passed by a US congressional committee yesterday could have far-ranging implications for US policy in Iran, Iraq, and Afghanistan.
China Premier Wen Jiabao told 3,000 delegates at the National People's Congress that the government would intensify its anticorruption battle to empower people to oversee the government. The highly scripted gathering will last two weeks.
Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore raised terror alert levels after a tip-off that terrorists are planning to attack vessels in the Malacca Strait. The threat hasn't prevented millions of barrels of oil from being shipped through the strait daily.
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Turkey has recalled its ambassador to Washington after a US congressional committee passed a resolution that would require President Obama to use the term "Armenian genocide" to refer to the World War I mass killings of Armenians.
Iceland hopes to "reboot" the country after its banking bust, with leaders founding a Ministry of Ideas whose best recommendations are aired on a popular radio show each Friday morning.
A Sadr City youth hopes the Iraq election is a way to leapfrog connections and bribes to get justice.
The Iraq election hold little promise for a girl aspiring to be a lawyer in Fallujah.
Three million young people voting for the first time in Sunday's Iraq election will take their frustration to the polls.
Facing the Iraq election, a budding playwright-actor wants a more optimistic role – such as living in another country.
The Australian mining boom has put food on the table for many communities like Mount Isa. But residents there are now suing the local mine’s owner and the government after tests showed their children had high levels of lead in their blood.
A German terror trial that convicted four Muslims of planning an attack on US targets inside Germany shows the country is taking terrorism more seriously.
Western and Afghan officials have outlined ambitious plans for a new Marjah that include erecting new schools, reforming the police force, and upending the drug trade. Rebuilding Marjah and other towns is now seen as critical to NATO's Afghanistan war strategy.
Iraqi election officials are scrambling to address the complaints of security officials in the mostly Sunni Anbar province, who said that the names of thousands of police and military personnel were missing from polling stations or were registered at voting sites up to 250 miles away.
Makeshift signs posted along the road to Constitución, one of dozens of coastal towns socked first by the Chile earthquake and then by a tsunami, offer a sad synopsis of the recovery effort to date: “We need food. We need diapers.”
Suicide bombs in Baghdad killed at least 7 people on Thursday, creating worries about security for the Iraq election and the ongoing activities of Al Qaeda in and around Baghdad.
Brazil's Foreign Minister Celso Amorim told Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that Brazil doesn't support Iran sanctions. He wants more negotiations. The US worries about the growing closeness of Iran and Brazil.