Children on a raft take a seawater bath at a seaside residential area in Makassar, Indonesia, on March 22. The United Nations' World Water Day is held on March 22 every year to increase people's awareness of water's importance in environment, agriculture, health, and trade. This year's theme is 'Water for cities.'
Buses carrying supporters home from the ruling party's 35th anniversary celebration were ambushed. Some point to rearmed anti-communist contras, but the government denies such groups exist.
Poor government response to earthquakes in Iran exposes the regime's corruption and incompetence. As the EU's Catherine Ashton and Iran’s Saeed Jalili meet in Turkey today, Tehran should heed history’s warning: No nuclear program can save a regime from a toppling earthquake.
Latin American groups say that Ecuador's decision to grant asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is a matter of sovereignty.
The Nicaraguan government has blocked zoo funding in the past, so the national zoo is seeking a benefactor for its new African lion. A successful breeding would be a first for Central America.
Nicaragua could be a citizen security model for other Central American countries to imitate, but some elements are harder to transfer than others, writes guest blogger Hannah Stone.