Articles By Jacey Fortin
Three children of late Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi have reportedly fled their safe haven in Algeria.
The discovery of mass graves in the southeast of Kenya is a reminder that tribal violence there is ongoing, casting a long shadow over hopes for a smooth national election in 2013.
Lonmin miners who went on strike last month have agreed to a 22 percent pay raise and will return to work this week. But the strike has taken a toll on South Africa's economy, and other mines still face unrest.
The global standoff over Iranian nuclear technology continues on Tuesday with a meeting between European Union foreign affairs representative Catherine Ashton and Iranian National Security Council Secretary Saeed Jalili.
Kurdish rebels of the PKK in Turkey have seen an increase in bloody clashes with the Turkish military, according to Prime Minister Erdogan. It's another indication that regional upheavals are raising the stakes in what was already a complicated bid for the sovereignty of Kurdistan.
Myanmar opposition politician Aung San Suu Kyi arrived in the United States on Monday. Her 17-day stateside schedule includes meetings with Hillary Clinton and several U.S. politicians, as well as awards ceremonies and speaking arrangements from New York to Indiana to California.
What are Iran's nuclear capabilities at present, and is a preemptive military strike necessary? A difference of opinion between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shows that major world powers are at odds over these pivotal issues.
If Gambian President Yahya Jammeh sticks to his word, Saturday will be the end of the line for dozens of death row inmates.
Turkey is increasing security along its southeastern border while it tries to get a handle on the stream of refugees fleeing Syria's bloody conflict.
A group of Syrian-Americans gathered for an emergency vigil at the Libyan Mission to the United Nations in New York City on Thursday for U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens, who lost his life in a violent attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi on Tuesday.