The US and Europe play a leading role in working for Afghanistan's stability. Can the interests of China, India, Iran, Pakistan, and Russia also aid in the nation's success?
South Korean cafes are adapting odd twists – such as a side of chinchilla, chow-chow, or flesh-eating fish – to set themselves apart.
Hindu activists and environmentalists in India are advocating “cow-based” farming – using urine instead of chemicals, bulls rather than big-rigs. They argue that while pesticides and expensive equipment yield bigger harvests, they have also indebted farmers.
He opened Posada Amazonas to tourists in 1996. By 2016, Peru's indigenous Eseeja community will operate the business by itself.
In its response to the Goldstone report, Israel revealed that two senior military officers have been reprimanded for using white phosphorus in Gaza. But that doesn't settle the larger debate over launching an independent commission.
Tapping into a niche market for organic cocoa, some Peruvian farmers have turned away from cocaine in favor of growing beans for high-end chocolate retailers in Europe and the US.
On Friday, Israel said it had used the incendiary white phosphorus in the Gaza war and that two officers were reprimanded for "exceeding their authority."
Japanese carmakers, such as Toyota, are developing an affordable hydrogen car using fuel cells. Meanwhile, the government and energy companies are funding hydrogen refueling stations needed for the cars' widespread use.
This weekend's arrest of 10 members of an Idaho-based Baptist charity for trying to take 33 Haitian children across the border with the Dominican Republic without proper paperwork has become an international incident.
A female suicide bomber killed at least 46 Shiite pilgrims as violence intensifies ahead of elections next month.
After last week's Afghanistan conference in London, Afghan President Hamid Karzai returned home optimistic, with money pledged for reconciliation with the Taliban and promises that his government will soon be given control over half of Western aid.
New reports surfaced Sunday that Pakistan Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud died after a US drone attack Jan. 14. A look at other senior figures in the group.
While dismissing many of the allegations made in Richard Goldstone's UN report on the war, Israel has reportedly disciplined two high-ranking officers for ordering the use of controversial white phosphorus during its invasion of Gaza in early 2009.
The soft green grass, swimming pool, barbecue pit, and heat lamps all feel a bit surreal compared to life outside the gates, but I like what Ambassador Ken Merten has to say.
'All companies related to the oil industry in the Niger Delta should prepare for an all-out onslaught,' said rebel spokesman Jomo Gbomo in a statement Saturday announcing an end to a three-month-old cease-fire.
Analysts and defense officials in Israel say that Mahmoud Mabhouh, who was found dead in his room in a Dubai luxury hotel on Jan. 20, was the point man for transferring weapons from Iran to Gaza.
Roger Federer beat Andy Murray in straight sets to win the Australian Open men's final on Sunday, just one short year after Federer lost the championship match to Rafael Nadal, causing many to wonder if his career was on the wane.
Small groups have taken it upon themselves to establish security, organize aid deliveries, and maintain a minimum of sanitation in the sprawling 'tent cities' that cropped up in the wake of the Jan. 12 earthquake.
The denial illustrates the difficulties the international community will face in implementing fresh plans to reconcile with segments of the Taliban.
African land reform, plot by plot, may be the foundation for solving so much else – from famine to poverty to genocide.