Drug violence, trade, and border issues – including Arizona’s new immigration law – are among the difficult issues to be discussed when Mexican President Felipe Calderón visits Washington Wednesday.
China's support of a draft UN proposal for new sanctions against Iran comes after months of efforts by Obama to recover from his missteps with Beijing. What were the trade-offs?
A day after Turkey and Brazil announced an Iran nuclear fuel swap, the US says it has secured the support of all five permanent UN Security Council members – including Russia and China – for Iran sanctions.
US officials say key military operations in the Kandahar offensive - scheduled for this summer - will be delayed until the fall. The Taliban have taken the Afghanistan war to the streets of the southern Afghan city with a campaign to assassinate key public officials.
Kenya's churches are opposing a draft Kenyan Constitution they see as encouraging abortion. Three US lawmakers – targeting the abortion issue – have also sent a letter to the State Department questioning US support of the constitution process in Kenya.
A senior Turkish official said Friday that momentum for UN sanctions was building, even as Brazil and Turkey work to find a last-minute nuclear fuel swap deal that would allay Western concerns on Iran nuclear ambitions.
Brazil President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva visits Tehran this weekend in what both Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and a senior US State Department official have characterized as the 'last chance' before a new round of sanctions on Iran.
Cindy Hickey, Nora Shourd, and Laura Fattal have confirmed that they received visas from Iran. They plan to travel to Tehran's infamous Evin prison early next week to see the jailed US hikers for the first time in 10 months.
The question is whether the US-China talks, the first in two years dedicated to human rights, will produce any concrete gains for Chinese citizens. Some human rights activists even worry that such talks will be counterproductive.