Volunteers with pickaxes and hoes are trying to find the bodies of those buried by Monday's mudslide in Uganda. Scores of bodies have been found, and hundreds more are thought to be buried under the mud.
Just days ahead of Iraq's election, three powerful suicide bombings killed at least 33 people Wednesday in the Diyala province northeast of Baghdad.
The Ukraine parliament voted to dismiss Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko Wednesday, four years after she led the Orange Revolution and just weeks after her narrow presidential loss to pro-Russian rival Viktor Yanukovich.
Rev. Felipe Berrios's award-winning organization has in less than 15 years nearly gotten all Chilean families into permanent housing. His group is now joining the effort to help those made homeless by the Chile earthquake.
Pakistan's Army declared victory in a weeks-long offensive after it seized control of a Taliban and Al Qaeda cave network that served as a hub in the Bajaur tribal area bordering Afghanistan.
Australian police arrived in Israel on Wednesday to investigate identity theft of dual nationals in connection with the Dubai assassination widely blamed on Israel's Mossad intelligence agency. The use of forged passports has provoked a stern response, but is unlikely to jeopardize relations.
A triple suicide bombing attacked Iraq police and a hospital killing at least 30 and wounding 40, defying heightened security and stoking sectarian fears ahead of the Iraq election scheduled for Sunday.
The Hamas assassination in Dubai involved a number of people who traveled under the stolen identities of Israeli dual nationals. The pre-paid debit cards the alleged assassins used to pay their hotel bills while in Dubai also have connections to Israel.
On Tuesday, France arrested Rwandan President's widow, Agathe Habyarimana, wife of former Rwandan President Juvenal Habyarimana, whose 1994 murder sparked the Rwanda genocide. Her arrest signals a greater French willingness to tackle Hutu exiles accused of involvement in Rwanda's mass killings.
In the Hong Kong cut-throat world of Chinese education, star tutors drive Ferraris and earn $1.5-million salaries.
Chile earthquake facts continue to roll in and provide glaring comparisons with the quake that devastated Haiti in January.
Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, in the dock at The Hague on war crimes charges of genocide and ethnic cleansing, said Tuesday the charges against him are the result of lies and "tricks."
Even as people compare Saturday's more powerful, but far less deadly Chilean earthquake to the Jan. 12 quake that leveled parts of Haiti, heavy rains are wreaking havoc on Haitians made homeless by the quake.
Egypt's president Hosni Mubarak has been in office for 28 years. With a 2011 election looming, many say his son Gamal is being groomed for an uncontested handover despite his unpopularity.
Japan is host to more than a dozen US bases in Okinawa. Some residents of the island's small port of Henoko, where the US wants to build a controversial military base, say they could use the boost to business.
Japan may try again to relocate the Futenma US base in Okinawa to the fishing village of Henoko, ahead of a May deadline to resolve the issue. But both antibase activists and the US have voiced objections to that plan.
In the wake of the 8.8 Chile earthquake, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Chile's capital Tuesday with 20 satellite phones and a technician. The visit was part of a pre-scheduled South America trip.
Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal and President Hamid Karzai's deputy walked the streets of Marjah Monday. With US-led forces now in control of the former Taliban stronghold in southern Afghanistan, US and Afghan officials told Marjah residents that the Taliban were gone - and life would improve.
A US judge granted German homeschoolers asylum in January after ruling they faced persecution in Germany, where the practice is punishable with fines or imprisonment. The US Home School Legal Defense Association says other German families are exploring political asylum in the US.