Since Myanmar ended military rule, getting an interview with Aung San Suu Kyi has been a of rite-of-passage for foreign journalists. But with reforms come new items on journalist's checklist.
A new project led by Bioversity International reconnects farmers with older crop varieties developed over millennia – but never bred by scientists – that may help them adapt to changing climate conditions.
Kofi Annan, the UN special envoy to Syria, says he is 'optimistic' the emergency meeting on Syria will yield results, but the parties involved have already staked out some irreconcilable demands.
Juvenile book author Walter Dean Myers writes stories troubled teens can identify with. He knows their world because he once was one of them.
After 15 months of violence in Syria, President Bashar al-Assad announced yesterday that the country was facing a full-on civil war, a conflict he would do everything in his power to win.This adds increased pressure to the ongoing international question du jour: Is the answer to Syria’s conflict diplomacy or military intervention? Or something else entirely? From Thailand to Jordan, here are some opinions around the globe.
Despite the some cultural overlaps, the American and Pakistani paths are parting ways.
Venezuela blames capitalism for global warming, but the country's delegation to Rio+20 allied with the US to block the Oceans Rescue Plan and fought against a deadline to end fossil fuel subsidies.
A survey of the best reads this week provides a look into the eurocrisis, Americans' concerns about their values and their children, and the geographical reasons why Pakistan is messed up.
At 'Random Hacks of Kindness' events, technology experts volunteer to solve problems facing nonprofits and other organizations interested in doing good.
Mexico is facing a milestone for women as it fields its first female candidate from a major party in the July 1 presidential election. But women are vying to make an impact in local elections as well.