At a recent conference on the use of social media in Africa, regional players gathered to discuss how social media was influencing everything from citizen engagement to aid to governance.
The Brazilian Congress, which yesterday threatened to stop work if the president doesn't dole out pork, acts with impunity thanks to a culture of consensus that lets malfeasors off the hook, writes guest blogger Greg Michener.
Airline baby ban extends to first class cabins on Malaysia Airlines' new Airbus 380 and Boeing 747-400 aircraft. Traveler complaints about crying babies led to the airline baby ban.
The Pakistani government's request that British trainers working with its Frontier Corps be removed is likely fallout from the deterioration of US-Pakistan relations over the bin Laden raid.
The Kabul Inter-Continental Hotel attack, which the Taliban have taken credit for, is the latest in a wave of attacks in the capital.
The online series takes viewers along to see how a large portion of the world must gather wood for cooking food. Simple cook stoves can cut carbon emissions and save trees and money.
The rare nighttime attack on Kabul's Inter-Continental Hotel is still unfolding. Kabul residents say multiple gunmen, some presumed to be suicide bombers, have infiltrated the hotel.
Qaddafi hasn't been in such a dire situation since mid-February. He now faces an ICC arrest warrant, unrelenting NATO air strikes, and victorious rebels vowing to march on Tripoli.
South Carolina is the latest state to crack down on illegal immigration, but the new bill will likely not withstand scrutiny from the federal judiciary.