Business leaders are predicting that the market for goods in Iraq is about to explode and companies in various sectors of the American economy are hoping to capitalize on that boom.
In a surprise move on Monday, Wikileaks said it had lost tens of millions of dollars in donations and was suspending operations until it could raise more funds.
With elections in Tunisia slated for Sunday, women and moderates are worried that surging Islamist parties will roll back the liberal policies that have set Tunisia apart from the rest of the Arab states.
Fawzia Koofi is one of the most prominent women in Afghanistan and she's angling for higher office: she wants to be the country's first female prime minister. But she has to survive, first.
The earthquake that caused $20 billion in damage to Christchurch in February, and a series of aftershocks, destroyed a landmark cathedral. In it's place, temporarily, officials are looking to build one of cardboard.
For the Trakiiski Kalaidzhii, there are many important rules that factor in dating. Most are merely "traditional," but one that has invited much criticism is the practice of paying a bride's family for "her honor," or guarantee she is a virgin.
As the costs of doing business in China rise — both explicit and implied — analysts are suggesting more companies look at manufacturing back home in the United States.
Occupy Wall Street attracts more than protesters. It’s also drawing tourists from around the world.
The 42,000 plane trees lining France's historic Canal du Midi are being felled because of a fungus brought to Europe by US soldiers in World War II. Will the planes that decorate the streets of cities such as Paris and London share the same fate?
Much of the actual construction of San Francisco's new Bay Bridge was actually done in China. The bridge was then shipped to San Francisco for assembly.

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