Airline passengers across Europe faced body searches and new limits on hand luggage. Authorities say that Umar Farouk Abdul Mutallab of Nigeria flew from Lagos to Amsterdam before boarding Northwest Airlines Flight 253 for Detroit.
The world’s largest carbon emitter must submit to outside review of its efforts against climate change for the US and others to sign an agreement.
Evangelicalism sweeps through churches, leading some to say that Latin America is emerging as the new center of Christianity.
Yemen reportedly killed 34 Al Qaeda suspects today. Such steps, together with a new 10-point plan for reform, aim to reverse the Arab nation’s downward trajectory.
Foreign interests buy up cheap agricultural land across Africa to grow tomorrow’s food. But will any of it benefit Africans?
The bizarre story of how the planet Earth came to be represented on paper.
A decade into the new millennium, here are six trends to watch – from Africa's possible emergence as the next breadbasket, to Russia’s strange leadership hunt, to the evangelical boom in Latin American pews.
Ancient manuscripts in Timbuktu, that prove a written history often overlooked by the rest of the world, are crumbling due to lack of funding for preservation
A major international agreement at Copenhagen would be great. But much of the progress against climate change must take place at a local level.
A new study released at the Copenhagen climate change summit, outlines a Top 10 "hit list" of nonhuman species most threatened by global warming. The emphasis is on cute and cuddly, including koalas, penguins, and "Nemo."