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.
African land reform, plot by plot, may be the foundation for solving so much else – from famine to poverty to genocide.
A selection of the African continent's fights over land that have turned into violent, conflict, or threaten to.
While other international efforts have failed to resolve conflict in long-troubled Sudan, a special African Union commission is poised for a breakthrough.
A new study, the Human Security Report, argues that politics and fund-raising priorities often lead to overestimates of war deaths, touching off a controversy among the researchers who work on the issue.
Barack Obama and Tiger Woods dominated headlines in 2009. Here are some vital news stories that didn't get as much play.
Written speech delivered by President Barack Obama when accepting the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on Thursday.
A new UN report says that women are the key to helping countries prepare for climate change and mitigating the damage.
President Bashir of Sudan, who faces an international arrest warrant for war crimes in Darfur, is scheduled to arrive Sunday in Turkey for an Islamic conference. Darfur groups want Bashir arrested.