US parachutists attend a training session as part of the 'Cope Tiger 2010' joint Air Force exercise over Lop Buri province in Thailand, on March 3. About 1,600 soldiers from three countries, Thailand, the US, and Singapore, are participating in the two-week exercise.
The Haitian government on Thursday charged 10 American missionaries with abduction. Haiti's ambassador to the US promised "compassion" and said the case shows the world that the government will continue to enforce the rule of law.
This weekend's arrest of 10 members of an Idaho-based Baptist charity for trying to take 33 Haitian children across the border with the Dominican Republic without proper paperwork has become an international incident.
While other international efforts have failed to resolve conflict in long-troubled Sudan, a special African Union commission is poised for a breakthrough.
In Transparency International's latest rankings, Afghanistan is the second most corrupt country, only beat by Somalia. Afghanistan's anticorruption czar says not carrying through with punishment for corrupt officials is the problem.
This year, cellphone magnate Mo Ibrahim won't be giving a $5 million prize for good governance. Why not?
With a classroom full of students, remembering each name requires a few memory tricks.