France warned its citizens traveling to Britain to be especially vigilant, saying a terrorist attack on public transport or tourist sites is 'highly likely.'
India's spontaneous cheers for Pakistan players at the Commonwealth Games has some wondering if the two countries' relationship is entering a less testy phase.
The Rwandan Education Ministry announced that it may cut scholarship funding for university and use that money for primary education, where it leads the region in enrollment.
The British Foreign secretary said the 'shameful' Yemen attacks would only 'redouble Britain's determination' to address security concerns in Yemen.
Faisal Shahzad, the would-be Times Square bomber, was sentenced today as French police arrested alleged militants. Policing and intelligence-sharing has improved dramatically since 9/11.
Extremist Israeli settlers have been blamed for burning a mosque near Bethlehem, but many settlers say the finger-pointing is premature and political.
Mexican authorities today rebuffed news reports that they have stopped searching Falcon Lake for an American tourist who was allegedly ambushed by Mexican pirates.
Officials in Hungary declared a state of emergency in several towns after red sludge from alumina refinery swept through several communities.
While the Ecuador government says pay raises for military and police are unrelated to the Sept. 30 unrest, some observers see it as a way for Rafael Correa to shore up military and police support.
Chile mine rescue operation may free the first of 33 trapped miners by Sunday, the drilling company at the site tells the Monitor.
Rogue trader Jerome Kerviel was sentenced Tuesday to three years in prison and ordered to repay Société Générale nearly $7 billion in a verdict many see a strong warning to French bankers.
A popular anti-American cleric may have thrown his weight behind incumbent Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to retain his post, but Iraq's election deadlock hasn't been broken yet.
Pakistan said it will keep the Khyber Pass - a crucial supply line for the US war effort in Afghanistan - closed because of security concerns, as a US drone strike pounded alleged militants inside Pakistan.
The West Bank police force has embarked on a community outreach campaign, organizing soccer clinics, town meetings, and antidrug information chats for kids. Will it bolster respect for the much-maligned police?
Mo Ibrahim's governance index, released Tuesday, is a way for Africans outside Africa to prove their worth to Westerners, but those on the African continent don't understand why it should matter.
France arrested 12 suspects in three cities. Western governments are focusing on 'homegrown' terrorism amid concerns that Al Qaeda is tapping sympathizers with citizenship in Western countries.
Critics claim the arrest of media mogul Raymond Dokpesi, the director of opposition presidential candidate Ibrahim Babangida's campaign, was politically motivated.
The Commonwealth Games in India give a sporting chance to older athletes who may never be Olympians but have the competitive spirit and the skill to compete alongside of younger athletes.