Violence on the North Africa coast comes as Morocco and the pro-independence Polisario Front begin informal talks at the United Nations in New York over the disputed Western Sahara.
Some municipal governments in Germany are trying to ban the popular 'beer bikes,' which are powered by pedaling and sometimes serve food and alcohol.
Former President George W. Bush has returned to political life with today's release of his new memoir, 'Decision Points.' Controversial decisions during his tenure as commander-in-chief have also returned to public scrutiny, with the 43rd president talking openly in interviews this week about his choice to approve waterboarding and other questionable acts in the war on terror.
Sectarian violence and a Christian exodus has left Baghdad's St. Elia Catholic school largely surrounded by Muslims, who were drawn to the school's no-hitting rule.
In an effort to keep readers clicking, editors and journalists may be making the climate of the Sudan referendum appear more dire than it actually is.
The Oct. 31 attack on a Baghdad church – the worst in recent memory – has spurred a fresh exodus among Iraq's Christian community, already decimated by the war.
In his memoir, former President George W. Bush defends the use of waterboarding. Would he change his mind if he personally underwent the 'enhanced interrogation,' as did Iraq war supporter Christopher Hitchens.
Ahead of the G20 summit in Seoul, top US economic adviser, Larry Summers, talks of a trade 'imbalance,' dodges questions about a 'trade war,' and sounds a positive note.
President Obama left India with reassurances of his strong support for a 'strategic partnership' – as well as strong words about his commitment to free trade.
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, who was recently placed under house arrest, called on British Prime Minister David Cameron to raise the issue of human rights during his trip this week to Beijing.
Kristallnacht commemorations in Germany tonight will include a speech in Frankfurt by Alfred Grosser, a prominent Franco-German intellectual who escaped the Nazi regime in 1933 and has become a critic of Israel.
Shortly before talks began in the US on Western Sahara, Morocco authorities raided a protest camp in the region, possibly undermining talks between Morocco and the Polisario Front, which wants a referendum on independence.
Unofficial results say the pro-junta party won 80 percent of the vote in the Burma (Myanmar) election. Critics charge systematic rigging and voter intimidation.
In an interview with The Times of London about his memoir 'Decision Points', former President George Bush said that waterboarding, which the British government has deemed torture, saved British lives – a claim some British officials dispute.
President Obama's visit to Indonesia, the world’s fourth-largest democracy and the country with more Muslims than any other, is expected to cover a broader range of issues than his trip to India.
A US-funded survey by the San Francisco-based Asia Foundation found that 47 percent of Afghans say their country is 'moving in the right direction,' but some Afghans doubt the results.
US woman Lori Berenson was paroled Monday night after serving nearly 15 years in Peru for aiding leftist rebels. Her case could have an impact on other inmates serving terrorism sentences.
Israel publicized plans to build more than 1,300 new homes in East Jerusalem, angering Palestinians and disappointing the US on the eve of a Netanyahu visit.
A flurry of recent reports have described cleric Anwar al-Awlaki as a key leader of Al Qaeda in Yemen. But the portrayals may be exaggerated.