More than 60 manhole covers have been blown into the skies since last year, injuring dozens of people. Some see it as a worrying indicator of Rio's preparations for the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics.
Libya's rebels are under pressure to talk with representatives of Qaddafi's government, but recent military gains have solidified their resolve to fight to a resolution.
A reporter struggles to figure out what the murder of two sources says about the state of the Afghanistan war.
The United Nations called for people to perform 67 minutes of community service on Nelson Mandela International Day, which marks the iconic South African leader's birthday.
Northeastern Indian migrants who flock to the country's cities to escape fighting and seek economic opportunities are the target of discrimination and harassment.
"Raindrops Over Rwanda," a nonprofit's documentary film about the Rwanda genocide, premieres online today July 18. "Like" it on Facebook, raise up to $50,000 in donations.
Guest blogger Laura Seay writes that a US ban on conflict minerals amounts to a de facto boycott of the Congolese mining industry, hurting Congo's civilians by removing a key source of income.
Guest blogger G. Pascal Zachary writes that there are some countries, like Sudan, that could benefit from being split up and other countries that could benefit from being combined into one.
Brazil’s Federal Police say that arms traffickers are using new routes to get weapons into the country. Entry via sea port is now just as important as entry over land.
The mission-driven, for-profit venture, Maternova, aims to use the data-dissemination powers of technology to reach maternity care workers most in need of resources in order to combat one of the leading causes of death for women globally, maternal mortality.