China plans to revamp government ministries, Singapore is picked as the most innovative city in Asia and Angola tries to save the endangered antelope.
The disturbingly common and discomfiting norovirus hits Noma in Copenhagen — and the culinary world is almost unappetizingly gleeful
Venezuela’s government announced Thursday that late president Hugo Chavez’s body is to be embalmed and displayed inside a glass coffin at a military museum not far from the country’s presidential palace, Miraflores. This sort of …
Confronted with the notion of Israel sending a spacecraft to the moon, Yanki Margalit put up the $50,000 required to enter Google’s Lunar X Prize international space race
The world’s glitterati flock to Singapore, China is set to become the No. 1 solar energy market and Syrian rebels fail to release Filipino peacekeepers
Ex-Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev criticizes Russia’s new laws, North Korean prison camps expand their perimeters, and a candidate in Kenya’s general election has accused Britain of trying to manipulate the result
Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez dies, thousands flee their homes as violence grows in eastern DR Congo and David Beckham becomes China’s soccer ambassador
Germany’s postwar homosexuality laws continue to stigmatize former victims, Turkey’s model of democracy might not necessarily work in Arab Spring nations and Argentina will not give up its claim to the Falkland Islands
Brazilian authorities continue to “pacify” shantytowns, Thailand pledges to ban ivory trade and violence breaks out in Mombasa as people vote in Kenyan election.
The Czech Republic is polarized over joining the euro zone, Africa needs to push more ambitiously for faster progress and Libya’s government said that the Lockerbie bombing case is closed, despite British and American hopes for a …
Syria’s refugee crisis worsens, the Thai government agrees to hold peace talks with southern Muslim rebels and Shell Oil pauses drilling in Arctic seas
The Mexican government targets the powerful teachers’ union for education reform, Japan has a serious shortage of day care centers and Egypt has grounded all hot air balloon flights in the wake of Tuesday’s deadly crash
Child labor remains a problem in India, information about soil pollution is a state secret in China and thousands of Colombian coffee growers have gone on strike