Islamic radicalization in America's own backyard is a problem. But our domestic counterterrorism strategies end up alienating or underutilizing our best asset – the Muslim community. Partnerships with moderate Muslims, education, research, and dialogue will build trust and counter extremism.
The number of Africans crossing into Israel illegally doubled in 2010, prompting a number of government measures – including yesterday's repatriation.
Following months of Chinese pressure, 19 countries plan to boycott tomorrow's Nobel Peace Prize ceremony honoring imprisoned Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo.
TckTckTck partners, Greenpeace and 350.org stage an underwater installation called "Silent Evolution" in Cancun, Mexico. They are calling for urgent action on the environment during the UN Cancun climate talks.
A panda bus runs in Asakusa district in Tokyo, Japan, on Nov. 25. The bus, named Ning Ning, is operated by Asakusa Hanayashiki amusement park.
Another shark attack Sunday in Egypt left a German tourist dead. Egyptian officials have closed Sharm el-Sheikh beaches. But why are there more shark attacks now?
Egypt shark attack: Sharks attacked tourists on Tuesday and then again the day after, maiming three Russians and a Ukrainian tourist according to the Russian embassy.
The Mubarak regime in Egypt suppressed the opposition so crudely for the Nov. 28 elections that it demands a strong US reaction.
Collections such as the new 'Art of the Americas' wing at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts provide hours of education and appreciation. But beware the origins of some of the choice items from Mesoamerica.