Rebel military officers attempted another coup today but voters appeared largely undeterred.
11/17/2010 11:50 am
RouteRank lets travelers plan trips with carbon footprints in mind. The Swiss up-and-comer is already big in Europe. Will Americans say goodbye to Priceline and Orbitz for the greener option?
09/28/2010 03:29 pm
Niger kidnappings: The assailants made their way through streets patrolled by 350 soldiers, past the gate of a secure residential area and the security guards standing in front of the foreigners' homes.
09/23/2010 01:38 pm
Ten years ago, at the crack of a new millennium, the United Nations gave the world's poorest countries 15 years to halve their poverty rates, reverse the spread of AIDS, enroll 100 percent of their children in elementary schools, and give 100 percent of their pregnant women access to medical care. Since then, these Millennium Development Goals have been the benchmarks for aid agencies, and the yardstick against which democracies and autocrats alike can measure their progress. A decade into the program, analysts concede that many of these ambitious goals won't be reached. But which ones might? Who's winning the race to 2015?
09/22/2010 09:38 am
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The Seychelles convicted 11 Somali pirates Monday and joined other small Indian Ocean countries in asking the European Union to fund a regional naval force to combat piracy. Is this emerging as an African solution?
07/27/2010 12:15 pm
Bastille Day in France becomes a less lavish affair this year, as the country tries to keep a lid on spending.
07/14/2010 05:13 pm
South Korean Prime Minister Chung Un-chan's resignation would be a blow to President Lee's government. Chung's efforts to revise a partial government relocation initiative was rejected by parliament last week.
07/09/2010 01:31 pm
Nigeria World Cup team only managed to earn one point in the first round of the World Cup soccer tournament in South Africa. Wednesday, Nigeria's president suspended the entire team from international competition for two years.
06/30/2010 12:48 pm
In Pictures Odd furry beasts