Afghan domestic politics revolve more around ethnicity than differences between Sunni and Shiite sects of Islam. Bomb blasts may be aimed at confidence in Afghanistan's government.
Guest blogger Bill Ong Hing argues that the US strategy to discourage easy crossings at the Mexican border, contributing to hundreds of deaths each year, is 'the moral equivalent of Cain's electrified fence.'
Enrique Peña Nieto, the frontrunner in Mexico's presidential race, fumbled a question about which books most influenced him. And like Rick Perry's similar gaffe, Peña Nieto's stumble may cost him.
In India, the tiny village of Wankute agreed to manage its watershed and since then everything from crops to jobs and income have flourished.
But Syrian President Bashar al-Assad did appear to admit in an ABC interview that some officials may have used inappropriate force against protesters.
The collapse of Europe's common currency may have been averted by a new France-German plan to centralize budget decisions, but critics worry about having Germany in charge.
US Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford is returning to Damascus, as the death toll surges and Syria lurches ever closer to civil war.
Ending malaria could lift African nations out of poverty by spurring education, market productivity, and economic growth.
Today, Belgium announced the formation of a coalition government after 541 days of stalemate.