Wind turbines are clustered offshore in Dronten, the Netherlands, in July 2006. On April 28, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar approved the US's first offshore wind farm, approving Cape Wind, a project that would create hundreds of jobs and provide nearly 75 percent of the power needed by the Cape and the islands of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket.
The Greek-owned Maran Centaurus was seized Sunday more than 800 miles east of Mogadishu fully loaded with an estimated 2 million barrels of oil heading for New Orleans from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Former Belgian colony Rwanda was accepted this weekend to the Commonwealth of former British colonies and re-established diplomatic relations with its long-time arch-nemesis, France.
New York's federal courts have seen many major terrorist trials since the early 1990s, several involving Al Qaeda-linked operatives.
Two Rwandan Hutu rebel leaders were arrested by Germany, charged with directing war crimes. Could this mark a turning point in Congo conflict?
International Criminal Court Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo, in Kenya, said he would ask the ICC to open an investigation into politically charged violence after disputed elections in 2007. Some 1,500 people were killed, and many Kenyans say it's time for politicians' impunity to be reversed.
The International Criminal Court's prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo arrived in Kenya to investigate the political leaders who perpetrated violence after Kenya's disputed elections in December 2007. Some 1,500 people were killed.
UN climate change talks in Barcelona have stalled as African countries say the world's rich nations must do more to cut emissions.
New study finds that trees cover a significant portion of the world’s farmlands.