Because of generous subsidies, Venezuelans enjoy the cheapest gas in the world. So why is the state oil company giving gasoline to gas stations for free?
Based in Zambia, Zambikes employs and empowers Africans to manufacture bicycles locally, including some made from bamboo.
Floods, landslides, and collapsed infrastructure killed at least 66 as of Sunday, with heavy rain to continue through Wednesday. Blogger Tim Muth looks at how El Salvador, one of the worst hit Central American countries, prepared for the rain and the impact it could have on harvests.
Libya's transitional forces say they have entered Bani Walid and contained pro-Qaddafi fighters in Sirte. Meanwhile, concerns are emerging about a possible insurgency fueled by Qaddafi loyalists.
Occupy Wall Street protests spread to four continents over the weekend, but China's involvement was conspicuously absent.
Kenya's military intervention into neighboring Somalia follows a string of kidnappings on Kenyan soil by Somali pirates and terrorist threats by Al Shabab, an Islamist militant group linked to Al Qaeda.
Yemen security forces killed at least four protesters Sunday after killing 12 the day before. The demonstrators are becoming increasingly bold in their opposition to President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
Author Jon Foley says feeding a growing world presents a huge challenge. But employing many strategies simultaneously can meet the problem.
Guest blogger Jason Stearns recaps some of the recent developments leading up to the Democratic Republic of the Congo's elections, scheduled for next month.
With the growing number of foreign brides in South Korea – and the rising number of unhappy marriages – South Korean men marrying foreign women now have to take a class to prepare themselves.