Afghanistan’s cricket team, the ultimate underdog, is competing with the world's best at the ICC World Twenty20 opening today in Guyana. Afghanistan faces heavyweight India on Saturday.
With its bonds rated as junk, the debt crisis in Greece must prompt Athens to take far greater austerity measures than originally planned. Political leaders and the public must find the courage for the necessary sacrifice.
The UN Atlas of Endangered Languages lists 18 languages with only one remaining speaker. With about one language disappearing every two weeks, some of these have probably already died off.
Recent visits to Latin America by China's Hu Jintao and Russia'a Dmitry Medvedev underscore how sometime US rivals are competing for business and geopolitical influence in the US's backyard.
The US has yet to ratify its free trade agreement with Colombia, and Colombia's trade minister is in Washington this week to deliver a message: It's costing the US jobs and exports.
After government's criticized Google for disclosing too much private information, the company released country-by-country data on the number of government requests for user information and data removal.
Canadian Treasury Board President Stockwell Day is seen in a viewfinder as he speaks to journalists in the foyer of the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday.
An angora goat reaches up to kiss her mother in a pen alongside Kircher Creek Road, just northeast of Miles City, Mont. Angoras are raised primarily for their fleece, called mohair.
An elegant Argentine thriller, 'The Secret in Their Eyes' taps into the repressive regime of the 1970s.
Gold is what investors buy when they suspect that financial policymakers are making mistakes. If we're on the road to recovery, why do they continue to buy gold?