Helicopters are more important to the US and NATO counterinsurgency campaign in Afghanistan than they were in Iraq. By December, there will be nearly 10 times more choppers in the south than nine months ago.
One year after the Mumbai attacks, seven Pakistanis were charged with conducting the assault in India. But few analysts see a quick thaw in India-Pakistani relations.
Rupert Murdoch's sensationalist and politically relevant tabloid The Sun, celebrated 40 years under his ownership last week.
Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky sued police for corruption, then died while in police custody. Is the investigation ordered by President Dmitry Medvedev a sign of tougher anti-corruption policy?
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised a 10-month Israel settlement freeze on Wednesday in a bid to restart stalled peace talks. The move angered some of his domestic allies.
A violent war of words after two Egypt-Algeria World Cup qualifiers is being used by the regime of Hosni Mubarak to rally support and distract from Egypt's domestic woes, critics say.
A new UN report says that women are the key to helping countries prepare for climate change and mitigating the damage.
The Philippines massacre of 46 people on Monday prompts President Gloria Arroyo to declare a state of emergency in the affected province. Is she ready to take on her country's culture of political violence?
A report on the 1992 India mosque destruction, released Tuesday, accuses leaders of the Hindu nationalist BJP of planning one of India's most divisive attacks . The report may inflame Hindu-Muslim relations.
In Italy, Fabrizio Corona and his paparazzi team took unflattering photos of high-profile Italians – and offered to let the targets buy them before the press could.
A UK Iraq war inquiry began Tuesday, amid allegations that British soldiers abused detainees during the war. The panel is to focus on how and why Britain went to war.
As Pakistan's fight against militants moves into Khyber, expanding the battle northward, the military claimed to have killed at least 18 militants Tuesday.
The Philippines massacre of 46 people on Monday on Mindanao appears to have been politically motivated, with fingers pointing to a powerful local clan.
A Canadian judge decided that the "Happy Gilmore" golf shot made famous by Adam Sandler, "breached the standard of care" in a Nova Scotia Supreme Court case.
China executed two milk producers from last fall's tainted milk scandal on Tuesday. The scandal raised questions about China's business culture.
Since Argentina's economic crisis in the late 1990s, the unemployed have made picketing a way of life to demand their jobs back.
The UN is expected to vote on a controversial proposal for members to be able to punish religious "defamation." A 20-nation poll finds support among Muslim countries, but little elsewhere.
The US slowed production of meth by cutting off key ingredients. But a blow to US methamphetamine labs became a boon to La Familia drug gang in Mexico.
Mexico and the US are working together bring down Mexico's newest, most violent drug cartel. Last month, 303 alleged La Familia members were arrested in 38 US cities. Fifteen members were indicted Friday in Chicago.
Ousted Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has long provoked Thailand's government by rousing opposition at home. Now he's inflamed regional tensions by becoming an economic adviser to rival Cambodia.