In an effort to gain a level of international acceptance, the government of Myanmar has agreed to grant amnesty to some of the political dissidents it has imprisoned.
In an effort to get a handle on its HIV/AIDS infection rate, health officials in Zimbabwe have launched an ambitious campaign to circumcise 1.2 million men in seven years.
American officials say they disrupted a major terror plot with a connection to Iran.
As the Greek government tries to get its budget deficits under control, another public sector strike rippled through the country on Monday.
Afghanistan's justice system is in shambles, but some are trying to restore the country's faith in the rule of law while protecting women and girls.
A new book out this month takes you inside the shadowy world of online crime and DarkMarket, a now-shutdown hangout for global cybercriminals.
Hollywood celebrities are making a splash in Russia — and it's not for their blockbuster movies.
Two Liberian women shared this year's Nobel Peace Prize with a woman from Yemen. The news provoked celebrations and pride in many parts of Liberia, though not everyone is happy.
The influx of cash that accompanied foreign aid agencies, diplomats and private security firms led to the growth of business in Kabul, but security is still a big hurdle for the city.
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.