The US recession and the swine flu outbreak have delivered a one-two punch to Mexico's sources of revenue, threatening gains against poverty made in the past two decades.
Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza arrives Friday. Micheletti, who heads the interim government, has said he would be open to early elections and a referendum.
Emerging economic superpowers China and India may compete here. What should be the US role?
Ban Ki-moon arrived in Burma (Myanmar) Friday in a risky bid to break the political stalemate. He will press for the release of political prisoners, including opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
Andy Murray is hailed as Britain's best chance of winning the tennis championship since 1936. He's not the typical British tennis star.
The seven-time champion lines up in Monaco on Saturday for Day 1 of an event looking to overcome the doping-inspired moniker "Tour de Farce."
A senior cleric called Friday for British Embassy employees to be tried for allegedly inciting mass protests. The move signals a heightened effort to portray recent unrest as a foreign plot.
Some are criticizing the president's determination to engage Iran on its nuclear program amid a brutal government crackdown in the aftermath of what many say is massive election fraud.
Cases in Sierra Leone and Guatemala offer some guidance
US forces are pushing deeper into Helmand Province, where Americans promoted development throughout much of the cold-war era.
Chum Mey and Bou Meng are two of seven prisoners left alive in S-21 prison when the regime fell in 1979, out of more than 14,000 inmates. They testified this week against former leader .
President Ortega has quickly positioned himself – alongside Chávez and Castro – as a champion of democracy.
The chief of the Organization of American States found little receptivity as he arrived Friday to push for the ousted president's return. Protesters on both sides took to the streets.
Supporters of ousted President Zelaya blocked streets Wednesday, vowing to protest until he is reinstated.
Afghanistan hopes to gain control of more of its territory before August elections. The Taliban could disrupt voter turnout in areas it holds.
The ruling overturns a 150-year-old law in the deeply conservative country. The court said the law violated the Constitution.
At least 5,000 women and girls were sent abroad to marry last year, according to a government report. Britain is toughening its stand against the practice with 'rescue’ teams, hotlines, and a new campaign to protect women.
Many wonder how French investigators, who announced their findings Thursday, could arrive at that conclusion when so little evidence has been recovered.
Everything up to this point has been 'concessional, interim, or bridging,' Iraq's foreign minister told the Monitor, calling the vote the most important in Iraq's history.