The crisis in eastern Congo has put the dilemma of humanitarian intervention into sharp relief as UN peacekeeping troops struggle to help civilians.
Decades of clearing forests, overusing water resources, and climate change have brought desert conditions to what was once Chinese farmland.
How U.S. companies rank on the Bribe Payers Index -- a report that examines how likely certain companies from leading nations are to engage in bribery.
Check in with book critic, Chistopher Merrill, on ideas for holiday children's books each with a unique international appeal.
A report by an international think-tank says says NATO and the U.S. are in genuine danger of losing Afghanistan.
The evolution-creationism debate heats up in the Muslim world -- what it means for Muslims on both sides of the debate.
A profile of General James Jones, and the message the Obama Administration is sending with his appointment.
A South African design team has come up with a plan for building affordable housing -- using sandbags.
The U.S. Secretary of State tries to diffuse tensions between India and Pakistan resulting from the Mumbai attacks.
More than a half a billion people in Sub-Saharan Africa don't have access to electricity, but a non-profit organization is offering its wind-up technology to turn on the lights.

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