Topic: World Politics
Gilad Shalit, a young Israeli soldier captured more than five years ago, is due to be released along with some 1,000 Palestinian prisoners under a deal announced today.
10/11/2011 05:54 pm
A plan by Iranian government agents to assassinate Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the US has been thwarted, US Attorney General Eric Holder announced Tuesday.
10/11/2011 05:41 pm
Personal attacks in politics are a mirror of a society's slide toward social incivility. How can civility be restored? The topic is attracting interest.
10/11/2011 05:06 pm
Riding a wave of good feeling among GOP voters, Herman Cain is now virtually tied with ex-Gov. Mitt Romney at the top of the Republican rankings, according to recent polls.
10/11/2011 04:48 pm
Sudan and South Sudan's leaders met this weekend to begin addressing disputes that have spurred violence in the tense border region.
10/11/2011 04:38 pm
Cape Verde's former president Pedro Pires won the $5 million Ibrahim Prize for good governance both for how he eased his nation's indebtedness, and for his willingness to step down from power.
10/11/2011 03:54 pm
The killing of Mashaal Tammo, a Kurdish member of the new Syrian National Council who called for unity across ethnic and religious groups, may help galvanize Syrian activists seeking to topple President Assad.
10/11/2011 03:18 pm
As Al Shabab's foothold along Somalia's border with Kenya grows, Kenya is vying to prevent its own economy and safety from being undermined.
10/11/2011 02:57 pm
Chris Christie is ready to back Mitt Romney, reports Fox News. Christie's financial donors have already shifted to Romney.
10/11/2011 02:45 pm
Poland's election Sunday returned the government of Prime Minister Donald Tusk to office, marking the first time since the fall of communism that a party has won a second consecutive term.
10/11/2011 02:19 pm