Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng on Monday posted a video urging incoming President Xi Jinping to uphold human rights and follow Burma on the path to democratic reform.
North Korea’s planned rocket launch in December prompted protests from its neighbors, 10 Christians and 5 policemen were killed in Nigeria over the weekend and the Israeli Prime Minister brushes aside world condemnation of …
Iran and Pakistan depend on river basins that flow out of Afghanistan. And Afghans are growing paranoid that its neighbors are trying to take more water than the country can afford to give
No dictator now, but joblessness still the spark
A new report details the ponzi scheme that clobbered the impoverished country’s financial system—a grievous assault bigger than anything the Taliban could have devised
Amid the rebel violence in eastern Congo, a group of women have organized to report on a pandemic of sexual violence and to help the victims
In recognition of this year’s World AIDS Day, U2 singer and global activist Bono is stepping up his fight against HIV/AIDS by personally lobbying American legislators to maintain funding for global AIDS initiatives and awareness. …
The nephew of exiled Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng was tried on Friday and sentenced to three years and three months in prison on charges related to a clash with local officials
In a wide-ranging interview, Mexico’s President-elect lays out a vision for curbing narco-violence, unleashing economic growth, reforming his once dictatorial party and regaining his country’s international stature.
The country’s Marxist guerrillas have pledged to stop shooting as peace talks with the government get underway—but in Colombia, nothing is ever that simple.
South Korea’s growing multiculturalism prompts the country to redefine Koreanness, China is the world’s top importer of illegal timber and Burmese Buddhists call for the country’s Muslims to be put into camps.