Human Rights Watch researcher Carina Tertsakian was denied a work visa in what critics charge is part of a new Rwanda crackdown by strongman President Paul Kagame.
The science and history behind oil spills.
In Vietnam: Watching (and smelling) the brewing of a favorite fish sauce, nuoc mam.
A baby pink dolphin is seen in Lake Calcasieu, an inland saltwater estuary, north of the Gulf of Mexico in Louisiana on March 2, 2009.
A supporter of new elected Turkish Cypriots leader Dervis Eroglu holds a Turkish flag in front of his face during victory celebrations, in Turkish occupied area of Nicosia, Cyprus, on April 18. Cyprus was split in 1974 when Turkey invaded after a coup by supporters of union with Greece.
Thailand's 'red shirt' protesters canceled a march Monday as the Army fanned out to block them. But they vowed to continue their demonstration, now at five weeks, until Prime Minsiter Abhisit steps down and calls elections.
Planes across most of Western Europe were grounded for a fourth day Sunday as a cloud of ash from last week's Iceland volcano continues to hang in the air above. Stranded travelers are losing time, money – and patience.
Singapore is allowing its currency to float upward modestly, using a managed float-system that China is also likely to adopt eventually.
A spreading plume of ash from an erupting Iceland volcano shut all British airports and effected air travel across northern Europe. The precautions reflect protocols developed after volcanic ash almost caused two disastrous crashes in 1982.
In India's crowded and burdened cities such as Mumbai, local politicians have rekindled antimigrant attitudes by trying to restrict labor licenses to those who can speak a local language. Most migrant workers cannot.