Articles By Jacey Fortin
Prostitution is rising to dangerous levels in Madagascar, and this has become one of the most controversial signifiers of the country's political and economic breakdown over the last three years.
The late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat may have died of polonium poisoning, according to his family members. Now, French prosecutors have agreed to look into the case.
A court decision on Tuesday has exonerated the Israeli military in the case of Rachel Corrie, an American activist who died in Gaza nine years ago.
Half of the Brazilian public sector is on strike for higher wages, but their prospects for success may be dimming as deadlines approach.
Chinese criminal gangs have spilled over into the African country of Angola. Now, their illicit activities are threatening China’s presence in the region.
Libyan Interior Minister Fawzi Abdel A'al resigned on Sunday after his security forces failed to stop violent attacks against Sufi Muslim shrines in two major cities.
Lonmin PLC, the platinum producer whose Marikana mine in South Africa was the site of deadly protests during the past several weeks, is pushing for a return to business as usual after an operations shutdown caused by a wildcat strike and a period of national mourning.
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi will visit one of Iran's nuclear facilities this week, adding to the growing speculation about his relationship with the Iranian regime.
Two members of the Russian all-girl punk band Pussy Riot have fled the country, according to a Twitter statement from the group on Sunday.
As the Non-Aligned Movement summit begins in Tehran, members aspire to become an organization of authority in matters of global peacekeeping.