The flow of capital and travelers across international borders has accelerated in recent years, presenting new challenges.
Pyongyang may fulfill a vow to conduct another nuclear test, analysts say. It may also be testing US response.
As consumers, we can use buying power to end this deadly war driven by "conflict minerals."
With nod from China, it will attend next month's World Health Assembly, but only as an "observer."
French and British envoys Wednesday urged a halt to fighting as concerns deepen about 50,000 trapped civilians.
In an unexpected twist, the UN tribunal investigating the murder of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri has ordered the release of four senior Lebanese officials.
The Asian Development Bank says the cost of inaction could be severe for the region's agrarian-based economies and rapidly growing coastal cities.
The world's response to the outbreak shows progress and problems: Scientists have more tools, but early detection remains difficult in some places.