Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee, also of Liberia, and Tawakul Karman of Yemen are the first women to win the Nobel Peace Prize since 2004.
In recent years, J1 workers have reported that their stays in the US were characterized by menial jobs, low wages, filthy living conditions, and a lot of economic exploitation....
Some in Italy say a propaganda campaign supported by US media outlets affected outcome of Amanda Knox appeal -- Knox was fully acquitted....
The Catholic Church publicly condemns behavior Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's Berlusconi, who is embroiled in yet another sex scandal....
Eurozone leaders agreed back in July to expand the bailout fund for Greece to more than $500 billion -- Germany's lawmakers approved the agreement on Thursday....
One of Mexico's most wanted men and head of the Sinaloa drug cartel, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's wife recently gave birth in California....
Kosovo's wine doesn't have much name recognition outside of the region, though it's been making wine for some 2,000 years, but some are hoping to change that....
Some estimate the number of widows in Afghanistan could be up to two million women, and many are left with few options to support themselves and their children....
There are 130,000 candidates running in the October 30 elections for governor, mayor and local councils in Columbia, and more than 10 percent have criminal records....
Palestinians in the West Bank celebrated the official bid for statehood in the UN. Many Palestinian Americans, however, worry about what statehood would actually mean....
- Hezbollah declares public support for Assad's ruling Syrian regime
- Palestinian prisoners represent lightning rod issue for both Israelis and Palestinians
- Runners honor Boston in first international marathon in Bethlehem
- Pakistan boosts national pride by breaking world records
- Egyptian-American man sends a message while running last week's Jerusalem marathon
- Palestinian man's death in Israeli jail leads to speculation about third intifada
- Syrian opposition moves conflict closer to Damascus
- Abu Dhabi hospital focuses on patients of the avian kind
- Israeli soccer team trying to get handle on racism among fans
- Palestinian protesters take page from Israeli settlers' book
- Experts see North's hands in reported computer attack on South Korea
- North Korea increases rhetoric, threatens pre-emptive nuclear strike
- Japanese photographers volunteer to help tsunami, earthquake victims find memories
- In China, a new building has a nearby knockoff before its even built
- China's new leadership faces challenges in the new year
- North Korea conducts third nuclear test in challenge to global community
- California professor leading project to get Vietnamese immigrant to tell their own story
- Migrant workers in Thailand in line for a raise -- if they can prove they're legal
- Pakistanis question government's use of bans on cell phones, other tech
- Popularity of 'white weddings' surges in Japan, leads to shortage of officiants
- Mali's last master calligrapher escapes violence in Timbuktu with ancient manuscripts in tow
- Militants in Mali take hostages in Algeria
- Increase of French forces in Mali, hopes to end ongoing crisis
- Tourist trade dries up as Mali struggles with Islamist insurgency
- In Africa, Malians forced to flee, frustrated by lack of progress
- Chips Funga: Kenyans transform term for French fries into slang for one-night stand
- After Libyan revolution, multi-cultural community torn apart
- Women in Sierra Leone face high barriers to participation in politics
- South Africa introduces new currency design, honoring Nelson Mandela
- Next generation of Mali musicians face a country that won't let them perform