Mexico's president-elect Peña Nieto attracted as much attention for his lush locks as his politics. Did his glistening mane overshadow more serious talk on democracy?
A school in Kenya uses biogas from human waste for fuel, saving money and trees, and reducing carbon-dioxide emissions from burning wood.
The video game, 'The Stressful Life of Salman Rushdie and Implementation of his Verdict,' allows gamers to (virtually) carry out the Ayatollah Khomeini's death sentence.
The story of how Barclays tried to rig an interest rate benchmark called LIBOR, which cost CEO Robert Diamond his job today, may seem obscure. But it's the latest evidence of bankers taking every inch regulators leave to them.
Staff writer Peter Ford questions a Chinese stallholder about why knockoffs went missing from a market in Beijing, when a man barrels up to him to aggressively video his interview.
Human Rights Watch report finds that Syria has created an 'archipelago' of torture facilities where the four intelligence agencies have used more than 20 distinct torture methods on detainees.
Stephen Lennon explains to Monitor reporter, Ben Arnoldy, how he co-founded the English Defence League in the wake of an Afghan war protest.