Hurricane Rina has formed off of the Caribbean coast of Central America as the region digs out from floods that killed more than 100 people. Guest blogger Tim Muth looks at the role that humans play in such tragedies.
Muammar Qaddafi is now buried in an unmarked desert grave. The circumstances of his death have raised questions about the new government's ability to respect human rights and prevent reprisals.
Muammar Qaddafi's death is unlikely to mark the end of the Sahel's Libya troubles, with a steady stream of migrants and Qaddafi loyalists returning home or fleeing.
Answer: Kenya is making inroads against Al Shabab. But Kenya's long-term aim is unclear.
Scientists are experimenting with growing meat directly from stem cells. Cost and quality questions remain, but 'artificial' meat could end animal slaughter and be easier on the environment.
A Swede raised in Africa has launched a website and organized a fair to bring attention to African innovators.
Guest blogger James Bosworth breaks down why Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner won Argentina's presidential election, and what the future might hold for her and her country.
As the most severe floodwaters in decades threaten to drown Bangkok's most famous market, observers worry that Thailand’s economy will also suffer.