A massacre in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez this weekend has raised concerns about the city's future. The city's falling crime rate had been held up as a model for all of Mexico — but this murder, the second mass killing since September, rekindles fears that were just starting to abate.
For many Filipinos, Philippine President Benigno Aquino's visit to the typhoon-stricken city of Tacloban seems too little, too late. And the challenges to rebuilding the main staples of the economy - rice and fish - are daunting.
Rob Ford, mayor of Toronto, first admitted to using cocaine, then there was alcohol, and last night he used profanity on state TV. Which got us wondering, where did Ford come from and what happens now? Here's what we found out.
For the first time since Bosnia gained its independence from the former Yugoslavia, the country is sending a team to the World Cup finals. And that's got the biggest Bosnian community in the US pretty excited.
Aid workers and military support from across the globe are pouring into the Philippines, including the USS George Washington and its naval group. But relief efforts are still stymied by bottlenecks at the few damaged airports and ports in the hardest-hit areas and the poor roads and other infrastructure in the country.
Another chapter In Egypt's fitful path to democracy played out in Cairo as Mohammed Morsi went to trial. The ousted former president insisted that the court had no jurisdiction over him and that he remained the legitimate president of Egypt.
Earlier this year, a number of newspapers were found to have illegally hacked into the voicemails of celebrities and crime victims — and now some of the organizers behind those efforts are in court themselves.