The Tampa sinkhole is getting limited coverage in newspapers that specifically cover the region. But like the Guatemala sinkhole in May, it's getting played big to unfamiliar audiences.
Two leading Islamist politicians were arrested as Bangladesh prepares to hold a war crimes tribunal for those charged with committing mass murder during the country's liberation war from Pakistan in 1971. Observers worry this might incite violence.
South Africa hosted a successful World Cup, but now many citizens are stepping up threats against migrant workers from other African countries. Will there be a repeat of deadly riots of 2008? One employer is building an 'asylum.'
George Steinbrenner won no fans in Japan with his disparaging comments toward beloved baseball players Hideki Irabu and Hideki Matsui. Japan actually has its own version of the iron-fisted team owner.
The saga of Iran nuclear scientist Shahram Amiri, who reportedly defected to the US last year, is a special case in the 31-year propaganda war between the US and Iran.
Children in Afghanistan are often fed opium to stop their crying, and many are born to addicts. A few clinics offer drug rehab for youths, but they are scarce and socially taboo.
The Taliban claim to be sheltering the renegade Afghan soldier who opened fire Tuesday inside a joint operating base, dealing a blow to British morale in the Afghanistan war effort.
Sunday's Uganda bombings show that the threat of Somalia's Al Shabab is very serious, so what should the US do about it? The status quo is not working, but if you think Afghanistan is a quagmire, you ain't seen nothing yet.
How do I tell a brilliant and kind religious leader that it is not my job, as a researcher, to be the voice for the Congolese people, that he is a far better voice than I could ever be? They didn't cover this in graduate school.
Taliban attacks on Tuesday night and Wednesday killed at least eight US soldiers, highlighting the militant group's intensifying insurgency campaign.
To many Ahmed Wali Karzai, the half brother of Afghan president, is the key to taming the Taliban in the critical city of Kandahar. But to others he's a highly controversial figure.
The 'Ndrangheta mafia, Italy's most powerful crime syndicate, was dealt a major blow by Italian police Tuesday. Police arrested 300, including the 'Ndrangheta mafia boss, Domenico Oppedisano. The group is allegedly involved in the health-care industry, cocaine distribution, and arms trafficking.
After Stage 8 of the Tour de France took Lance Armstrong out of the race, two other possible contenders – Cadel Evans and Carlos Sastre – lost critical time. Now it's a race between defending champion Alberto Contador and Andy Schleck.
The Tampa sinkhole that appeared Sunday is reminiscent of last month's Guatemala sinkhole. But despite the seemingly insatiable appetite for the story, The Guatemala Times newspaper is now refusing to cover the topic.
In Afghanistan the Internet is working normally. Even access to pornographic websites is possible – which means the Internet here is more free than in many countries.
Seven Cuba prisoners, all jailed in the 2003 roundup of dissidents, activists, and journalists known as 'Black Spring' arrived to freedom at the international airport in Madrid, Spain, today. Dozens more at set to be released.
Gen. Ray Odierno, the top US commander in Iraq, said today that Al Qaeda is a diminished threat and that Iran has moved away from instigating violence. But he also said that Iraqi Shiite militants who trained in Iran are planning a major attack.
An Afghan soldier killed three British troops Tuesday. His motives are not known, but the incident could increase British skepticism about the Afghanistan war.
Forget the Cuba prisoner swap to Spain, Fidel Castro wanted to sound off about Iran last night, and that he did – on TV – in his most prominent public appearance in years.