A new UN report says that women are the key to helping countries prepare for climate change and mitigating the damage.
Brazil President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva – whom US President Barack Obama called 'the most popular politician on earth' – hosted Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad today. It is the first visit by an Iranian president.
Werner Herzog's 'Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans' casts Nicolas Cage as a cop who becomes increasingly unhinged by gambling debts and drug use.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned at UN food summit in Rome that 6 million children die of hunger a year, but critics say new money to tackle the problem is unlikely.
Marie Ndiaye won the Prix Goncourt for tackling immigration in her novel "Trois femmes puissantes." She refuses to retract her equally bold criticism of Sarkozy's France.
UN climate change talks in Barcelona have stalled as African countries say the world's rich nations must do more to cut emissions.
Selections from 85 immigrants tell what it means to become an American.
African lawyers meeting in Madrid say international courts are seen as biased. This perception undermines local African justice reform efforts.