New studies show that it's just 'good economics' to promote the welfare of girls.
At a United Nations conference in Sweden Thursday, Iraq appealed for debt forgiveness to boost development.
Population, pollution, and climate put the squeeze on potable supplies – and private companies smell a profit. Others ask: Should water be a human right?
Arab dignitaries met at Egypt's 'Red Sea Riviera' for the World Economic Forum. Outside, security was tight.
In speeches during his Mideast swing, the president lectured Arab regimes but praised Israel.
In Sharm el-Sheik Sunday, the president chided Arab leaders for lagging behind on democratic progress, in sharp contrast to a speech in which he praised Israel.