In Italy, the caretaker government of Prime Minister Mario Monti has been dissolved. But with new elections to be held In February and another former prime minister already set to run again, some say this isn't necessarily the end of Monti.
Mali's tourism industry was long its third-most important, fueling local economies and keeping people employed. But after terrorists and separatists seized control of the country's northern region, that tourism has all but disappeared.
After the Gulf War, sanctions prohibited Americans from sending money to Iraq. Iraqi-American Shakir Hamoodi broke those rules, however, when he found out his family in Iraq had miscarried, because they couldn't afford $10 antibiotics. Now he's in jail — almost 20 years after the fact.
This December marks the two-year anniversary of the Arab Spring. And though it feels like the revolutions were ages ago, the revolution might not be over. Just look to Syria, and Egypt and even Tunisia.
The U.S. Army often needs people who speak a specific language in its ranks. Many of those people though, while living in the United States, aren't U.S. citizens or permanent residents. That's presented a problem for the Army, but one that an innovative program aims to solve.
Egyptians over the weekend cast ballots in a two-part referendum on its proposed new constitution. But protests, meanwhile continue, with protesters for and against the constitution taking to the street. It's gotten to the point where business officials say its cutting into their profits.
A European court last week gave some measure of justice to a a German man who was mistakenly believed to be an al-Qaeda terrorist, then kidnapped and tortured, supposedly at the behest of the U.S. government. But U.S. officials remain silent about the case.
Egypt had a bloody political clash last week as opponents of the Muslim Brotherhood charged President Mohammed Morsi with attempting to overstep limits on his political power. Now, Egyptians are growing disillusioned with the recently elected Morsi.
China's propaganda ministry has long been an active controller of public messages in the Communist country. But nowadays, with greater access to the Internet and skepticism running high, the propaganda ministry is stepping up its efforts, but trying to be more unseen in what it does.
There's a lack of information regarding undocumented immigrants convicted of serious crimes. And with the ongoing deportation battle and inability to keep convicted immigrants incarcerated, potential solutions are discussed.