Soaring food prices – such as wheat, which has hit a 2-1/2-year high – could feed political tumult in Africa, despite earlier proclamations that an Egypt-style revolt would not spread to sub-Saharan Africa.
An Italian judge agreed Tuesday to expedite Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's trial on charges related to underage prosecution. It is scheduled to begin April 6.
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The Green Movement showed signs of revitalization Monday as tens of thousands of Iranians rallied and clashed with police.
The unpopularity of Zahi Hawass, a man who controlled access to Egypt's ancient artifacts the way Mubarak controlled politics, hints at the political battles to come in the unfolding Egypt revolution.
Political transition in Egypt is generating substantial risks – but also golden opportunities. The Obama administration should take advantage of Israel's and Syria's newfound strategic vulnerability to push for a peace deal.
Protest organizers are now calling for a million-man march on Friday to remind the new military rulers who's really in charge in Egypt's revolution.
Director Victoria Mahoney is carried by a member of staff as she arrives for the screening of the movie "Yelling to the Sky" at the 61st Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin, Saturday.
The resignation of top Palestinian negotiator, Saeb Erekat, comes as the Palestinian Authority has called for new elections in the wake of the people's revolution that overthrow Egypt's Hosni Mubarak.
Among the protest leaders, two camps are emerging. One wants to present its demands to the military junta, the other wants to continue the massive street protests as well until all demands are met.