Israel's growing isolation – including the global outcry over the May 31 Gaza flotilla raid – strengthens a pessimistic world view, say analysts. Israelis see international criticism as hyperbole linked to centuries of anti-Jewish persecution – and something that can be ignored.
A Ugandan vows to open a school for the AIDs orphans of his village.
A colonial era agreement gives Egypt and Sudan rights over all water in the world's longest river. But a population boom in the Nile River's basin has other Africa countries clamoring for more access.
The ecoefficient Oslo Opera House, in Norway, Opera House combines open communal public space with waterfront access.
President Obama signed a new law to help four African nations hunt down LRA leader Joseph Kony, who's followers have brutalized thousands over the past 23 years. Kony has been indicted for war crimes by an international court.
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The five permanent members of the UN Security Council favor a fourth round of sanctions over the Iran nuclear program. It's seen as a response to Monday's nuclear fuel swap deal.
Two openly gay Malawian men were convicted today of 'gross indecency' and 'unnatural acts' under a British-colonial era law. They could face 14 years in jail.
Former foreign minister of Thailand weighs in on Thailand's crisis.
The idea that all religions are beautiful, true, and essentially the same is a well-intentioned but dangerous myth. It’s time we studied religious differences seriously.