China has opened more than 300 Confucius Institutes around the globe, 21 of them in Africa, as they try to reform their image and build cultural ties with people all over the world.
In an effort to foster economic ties, a village in Ghana is making an American woman its queen mother. They hope she'll help the village redevelop.
Syed Ghulam Nabi Fai rose from poverty in Pakistan to the pinnacle of Washington, D.C., society. But his fall has been nearly as far. The man is now under house arrested, accused of being a Pakistani spy.
An Israeli man, descended from Libyan Jews, is trying to preserve the vanishing history of the Jewish people of Libya.
As unmanned aerial vehicles become more important to the U.S. military, North Dakota and its schools are trying to lead the way in preparing pilots and mechanics for these new airplanes.
As Greeks deal with the persistent national crisis, the bonds of family are being tested as every struggles to even get by. Generations living under one roof, trying to get by on less and less money.
Paul Kagame, the President of Rwanda, briefly responded to accusations that he shot down a plane that triggered the Rwandan genocide.
As the United States steps up border enforcement, illegal immigration is becoming a big, dangerous business. And that new reality has some old organizations trying to figure out how they fit.
Many international experts are scratching their heads, trying to determine what Iran would have hoped to gain from an assassination of the Saudi Arabian ambassador to the United States — and why they chose to involve Mexican cartels.
American culture has a way of spreading. in the case of Roller Derby, it found its way to Colombia, in South America, by way of a Hollywood movie, Whip it.

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