At the Conservative Party's conference Thursday, David Cameron will try to project a more compassionate image even as he calls for public-spending cuts and tax hikes.
US Treasury secretary Geithner warned of illicit financing from Iranian banks. His statement comes the week after Iran appeared to be cooperating with Western nations to start monitoring its nuclear program.
Mexico tops the charts in obesity increase, but the government is trying to control the bulging bellies.
Barack Obama's election victory and global popularity have made the United States the world's most admired national "brand," a new survey finds.
African lawyers meeting in Madrid say international courts are seen as biased. This perception undermines local African justice reform efforts.
Villagers on the Indonesian island of Sumatra have received little aid since last week's earthquake. Some residents are stepping in to cook food and collect donations for survivors.
After being forced from their monastery last week, 354 followers of a world-famous monk face new police pressure to leave the temple where they sought refuge.
The Taliban combined with an Al Qaeda-linked militant group and others to kill eight US soldiers in northeastern Afghanistan Sunday. The Taliban's flexibility is a major threat to US forces.
A suicide bomber wearing a uniform killed five people Monday after entering the UN's World Food Program office in Islamabad, Pakistan. Major attacks dropped after Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud was killed in August. Is the lull over?
Sweden celebrated its 30th anniversary of becoming the first country toban hitting children. But activists split on whether sparing the rod iskind to kids – or makes them criminals.
The Palestinian Authority's decision to postpone a vote on the Goldstone report last week is the last straw for many, sparking protests in the West Bank and Gaza.
At least four people – three Pakistanis and an Iraqi national – were killed in the first bombing in Islamabad since June.
Ireland's tourism industry shrunk 10 percent this year. But the matchmaking festival annually draws some 40,000 singles – and millions of dollars.
A list of some of the relief organizations working in Indonesia, Samoa, American Samoa, and Tonga.
The Philippines capital, Manila, still flooded from last week’s hurricane, was spared a second major disaster when typhoon Parma veered north.
How do you talk to the 63 people blockaded in the Brazilian embassy? What kind of access is there to Manuel Zelaya and Roberto Micheletti?
This year's Day of the Soldier celebrations in Honduras got a mixed response. The military is now seen as tarnished by its role in the ouster of President Manuel Zelaya.
Aid workers say they are unlikely to rescue more people after Wednesday's devastating earthquake. They are racing to deliver supplies to survivors, though roads remain blocked and phone lines cut.
India's low-caste political leader, Mayawati, has spent $500 million on statues of herself and others. But to supporters, the statues symbolize her monumental success.