A veiled Muslim doll launched in 2002, the Iranian Sara, has failed to counter Barbie's popularity in Tehran.
Russia sent two long-range bombers to Venezuela Wednesday and will send warships and soldiers for joint exercises in November.
Skyrocketing fuel costs may lure manufacturing firms back to Mexico.
The court ruled that, by shutting down the plant, the activists were preventing greater property damage from climate change.
With a 3 percent annual increase in military spending, Australia hopes to balance China's arms spending and India's sizeable military.
China's government only recently began addressing the needs of its 83 million disabled citizens.