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.
Ahead of a Feb. 5 deadline to respond to war crimes charges in the UN-sponsored Goldstone report, Hamas said it had meant to hit military targets last winter. Human Rights Watch disagrees.
The Haiti government, concerned about child trafficking, has stalled adoptions of orphans in the wake of the earthquake.
At a meeting, President Dmitri Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin appeared to disagree over whether Russia is democratic enough, with an eye on the freewheeling politics of their neighbor, Ukraine.
US forces in Afghanistan had begun to look like ATM machines as massive, poorly managed development projects bled money. Soldiers now oversee smaller ventures, even if it means personally counting pipes and demanding toilet flushers.
A London conference on the future of Afghanistan opened Thursday with Afghan President Hamid Karzai extending an olive branch to the Taliban and British Prime Minister Gordon Brown declaring a "decisive" moment.
Analysts and diplomats are scratching their heads as to why North Korea continued firing artillery shells into its disputed maritime border with the South for the second day in a row.
A NATO convoy bringing supplies to Afghanistan suffered a rare attack in Karachi on Thursday – the first such ambush in the relatively secure port city. A day earlier NATO said it had secured an alternate supply route through Russia.
Saudi Arabia took a group of reporters to what had recently been a raging front line with the Shiite Houthi rebels of Yemen. The Kingdom's defense minister said the Houthi's have been repelled from Saudi Arabia and that they are now an "internal problem" for Yemen.
ESPN fired former professional basketball player and current blogger Paul Shirley on Wednesday after he wrote a long piece arguing that Haiti doesn't deserve aid following the Jan. 12 earthquake.
The US and its NATO allies are moving toward a fund to encourage Taliban members to lay down their arms and work with the Afghanistan government in Kabul. Hamid Karzai is hopeful ahead Thursday's London conference.
Former Foreign Minister Hubert Védrine, author of 'History Strikes Back,' offers a realist view on a central challenge for Europe and the United States: the rise of China.
In Afghanistan, US soldiers on second or third tours are returning to the same areas, where they already know key tribal leaders and the terrain. The new strategy aims to cultivate relationships within the tribal culture.
More and more bamboccioni – Italian for grown-up kids – still live with their parents because they can't afford to find their own homes.
The US and its NATO allies in Afghanistan are moving toward a greater commitment to making peace with the Taliban, including paying some of them off and finding a home for others in the Afghan security forces.
Outlines of hope emerge from the country's earthquake disaster. When experts think outside the box – what do they believe would really save the nation?
Brazil’s first working-class president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, got a hero’s welcome at the World Social Forum in Porto Alegre, Brazil, Tuesday. He wowed 10,000 leftists with a vow to reproach the planet’s business titans in Davos, Switzerland. Venezuela's Hugo Chávez won't attend.