Ancient manuscripts in Timbuktu, that prove a written history often overlooked by the rest of the world, are crumbling due to lack of funding for preservation
In France, the Sarkozy government is giving free youth newspaper subscriptions as part of a $905 million aid package to the French press.
Aides to Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said Tuesday that social networking sites like Facebook helped inspire the man who attacked the Italian leader earlier this week, and proposed limiting free speech on the internet.
A major international agreement at Copenhagen would be great. But much of the progress against climate change must take place at a local level.
Hijabs du jour and hijab don'ts: Whether the Muslim veil takes the gentle Pakistani drape or the face-hugging Saudi wrap, it is a style statement.
Embraced or banned, a prayer or a prison, the Muslim veil is spreading: Who wears it – and why?
The US, Poland status of forces pact signed Friday allows deployment of a missile defense system to go forward. An earlier proposal for a more robust missile system had drawn the ire of Russia.
After the first week of global warming talks in Copenhagen, disagreements between nations are still evident, particularly between industrial heavyweights the US and China.