Where else but Italy could a Capuchin monk sing religion-infused heavy metal songs -- with the blessing of his superiors -- and become a national celebrity?
A new report by the World Health Organization focuses on the social factors -- like poverty and unemployment -- that determine people's health.
Russia's president, Dmitry Medvedev, recognizes the Georgian regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia as independent states.
The on-going tensions between the Obama campaign and the anti-war faction of the Democratic Party.
Foreigners are snapping up properties from coast-to-coast, attracted by the weak dollar that makes American housing a bargain.
The thriller "Tell No One " took a while to make it into American movie theaters, but it's finally here and it's a hit.
China's push to urbanize its western reaches has increased the percentage of Han Chinese in those regions, and made local economies boom.
Dick Cheney has been the most powerful VP in recent memory, and whoever gets the post next is unlikely to wield quite the influence that he has.
Reaction to the resignation of President Pervez Musharraf from Pakistan, India, Afghanistan and Washington DC.
The AfriGadget blog tells the stories of ingenuity and improvisation, and the interesting collision of low- and high-tech in Africa.

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