With Somali piracy still posing a severe threat, China agreed Thursday to join the US, Europe, and others in a multilateral naval force. Since late 2008, China has dispatched four flotillas to the Gulf of Aden area, expanding its military activity abroad.
We visit the "new" government offices, and there's someone I know around every corner.
Haiti’s earthquake reversed a decades-long provinces-to-capital migration, driving as many as 1 million Haitians from overburdened Port-au-Prince. Haitian officials are now see an opportunity to 'decentralize' the country.
The Iraq war, a declining birth rate, and discrimination are causing Christians to abandon a region they've lived in for two millenniums.
After Egypt vanquished Algeria 4-0 in the African Nations Cup, the country exploded in celebration.
Part museum, part Willy Wonka factory, a new exhibit in China boasts chocolate models of the Great Wall, a Louis Vuitton purse, and a basketball player in mid-dunk.
Over the past two weeks, the disaster-relief soundtrack at night has shifted with my locations in Port-au-Prince.
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is the top witness before Britain’s inquiry into the Iraq war. With the future of his Labour Party on the line, Blair maintained in questioning Friday that Saddam Hussein was a threat in 2003 and that Iran's weapons program is a threat today.
To thwart militants in Afghanistan from planting roadside bombs, or IEDs, US soldiers are pleading with locals to alert them to threats. Air surveillance can be too imprecise and approval for airstrikes too slow in coming.
I track down baby Jenny's mother, Nadine, in Canapé Vert. She's desperate to be reunited with her two-month old daughter in Miami.
Testifying in front of a special inquiry into the Iraq war, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said he had told President George W. Bush that they had to deal with the WMD threat even if it meant a regime change in Iraq. Blair denied any secret deals.
Iceland leads the list of the greenest nations. The US fell 22 places in the 2010 Environment Performance Index, but the study's researchers say that "murky" data makes the list imperfect.
Bomb attacks have scared many shoppers away from Islamabad's storied bookstores, including foreign diplomats who used to come to unload their libraries as they moved to a new assignment.
The leaders of Afghanistan and 70 nations involved in the war and aid efforts there gathered in London on Thursday. New funds were promised for Afghanistan, but crafting a withdrawal strategy was a key part of the agenda.
Ex-McDonald's executive aims to bring corporate savvy to Italy's financially troubled museums and monuments.
Haitians need work. But a visit to a clothing factory in Port-au-Prince, shows no signs of life yet.
Five young women stand outside an Port-au-Prince industrial park, waiting to start work, and talk about the challenges of daily life.
The US Embassy in the Haiti capital of Port-au-Prince has been overwhelmed by Haitians seeking help or a way out of their troubled country. The US ambassador says he understands the humanitarian need, but stresses the embassy is focusing on US citizens and their relatives.
Time spent with medics of the International Medical Corps offers an inspiring window on those still working hard two weeks after the quake.
The acquittal of Dominique de Villepin over an alleged smear campaign clears the French former prime minister to return to politics and challenge President Nicolas Sarkozy's reelection in 2012.