The presidents leading either side of the divided island are longtime allies.
The government stripped Norway of its peace-broker role after Tamil protesters attacked the Sri Lankan embassy in Oslo.
Peter Zumthor's designs for an art museum emerging from a bombed-out church and thermal baths both caught the jury's eye.
The US will try to reform the council – some of whose members shield human rights violators – from within, officials said.
From crawling on the carpet with Ronald Reagan to sipping tea with the Che Guevara of Afghanistan, former staffers recount stories as the Monitor transitions to new formats.
A recent study identified teaching-related areas in which nations with high student achievement tend to have an advantage over the US.
Readers write about the affect of Alexander the Great on the present-day Balkan states, why China must allow academic freedom, why the end of US evangelism could be a good thing, and the right of employers to prevent their workers from wearing the
He wants to double aid by the end of his term to help improve America's image abroad, but that no longer looks possible.
A Muslim woman's request to wear a hijab with her police uniform has sparked national controversy.