Rio de Janeiro has complained for years that Google Maps overstates the size of the city's favelas or shantytowns. It's one of many diplomatic disputes worldwide over Google's online maps.
The immediate hope is that the threat alone of international action in Libya will slow Qaddafi down – and perhaps cause some of his supporters to back the rebels instead.
Plaintiffs representing 30,000 people appealed an Ecuadorian court judgment that ordered Chevron to pay $9 billion in damages for oil contamination in the Amazon. The oil giant is also contesting.
The borderless digital militia 'Anonymous' has taken down corporate websites to defend WikiLeaks. In so doing, say Internet security experts, it has become a new force to be reckoned with.
US Navy Commander Michael Misiewicz docked the USS Mustin in Cambodia Friday. He last saw his homeland, and many of his relatives, as a boy fleeing the murderous Khmer Rouge.
Rescuers are stepping up frantic efforts to save 11 China miners still believed to be trapped by a deadly gas blast on Saturday.
A record U.S. arms deal with Saudi Arabia is part of an effort to put pressure on Iran, partly by strengthening alliances with oil-rich neighbors also concerned by Iran's rise.
A reporter explores Pakistan’s border region and argues that it holds the key to a peaceful resolution in Afghanistan.
Gen. George Custer for US president? Not if Ulysses S. Grant could help it.