President Sarkozy's launches his project Sunday of building a 44-state union in the region.
The Worldwatch Institute released a study Thursday showing that jobs in renewable energy are expanding worldwide, while jobs in coal and natural gas are disappearing.
Ahead of Beijing Olympics, the international group Justice for North Korea hopes to press China to accept North Korean refugees as defectors, not migrants.
The innovation capital is prospering again, with more jobs and the nation’s highest wages.
Readers write about democratization in Iraq and negotiation with militants in Pakistan.
Ethanol and other biofuels are boosting food prices and greenhouse gases, says a new British report.