US and Afghan officials estimate $1 trillion in untapped Afghanistan mineral wealth that they say bodes well for the country's economic future. But others are skeptical.
The Arab city of Sakhnin, Israel, recently hosted Israel’s first conference on Arab urban planning. Investing in Arab villages will help reverse what Israel’s minister of minority affairs sees as years of discrimination.
Amanda Knox is serving a 26-year sentence for murder in Italy. Will new testimony – and forensic evidence – be enough to overturn her conviction?
Three months after elections, Iraq's parliament met for the first time in a short meeting to swear in new members. Politicians say negotiations on forming a new government could still be months away from completion.
After today's lackluster performance in the Japan vs. Cameroon game, the Indomitable Lions will have to do something spectacular to rescue their World Cup campaign.
Three high-level hostages were freed in a surprise jungle raid this weekend, boosting the campaign of conservative presidential candidate Juan Manuel Santos just days before the Colombia election runoff.
Israel opened a limited investigation into the legality of its raid on the Gaza aid flotilla. Irish and Canadian observers will participate. Israel and the US hope the move will reduce the country's international isolation, but critics say plan doesn't go far enough.
A team of scientists is climbing Indonesia's tropical glacier, Puncak Jaya, to dig out ice cores and study them for past patterns of climate change. They will also study samples from China, Peru, and Kenya.
Babar Ali, just a teenager himself, has started a free school in his parents' backyard for the poorest children in his village in India's West Bengal region.
A bizarre own goal, which went in off Daniel Agger’s back, gave the Dutch the lead just after half-time. Another goal gave the Dutch a 2-0 win in today's Netherlands vs. Denmark game.
Ongoing Kyrgyzstan violence has sent 100,000 ethnic Uzbek's fleeing to the country's eastern border. The interim government has charged that gangs tied to ousted President Kurmanbek Bakiyev are responsible for starting the fighting.
High violent crime rates have been one of the chief concerns leading up to the South Africa World Cup, but there haven't been many incidents to mar the Cup so far.
Cameroon has a central spine of experienced and talented players, including star striker, Samuel Eto’o, undoubtedly one of the best forwards in the world. Will he shine in the Japan vs. Cameroon match?
Will Bart De Wever's Flemish party victory in Sunday's Belgium elections mark a north-south split that leads to an independent nation of Flanders?
Netherlands vs. Denmark kicks off the South Africa World Cup schedule Monday, followed by Japan vs. Cameroon and Italy vs. Paraguay.
Calls to ban the long, plastic horns called vuvuzelas from the South Africa World Cup are increasing as players, coaches, fans, and announcers complain about how distracting they are.
The Dutch shouldn’t find too much to worry them in Group E. Denmark are a so-so side, who are likely to battle it out with Cameroon for second spot behind the men in orange.