Anheuser Busch-InBev, the global brewing company, is hoping to bring the Belgium bar concept to the United States, with 10 locations opening over the next few years. Some Belgians, however, aren't so impressed with the idea.
Mnikwa Dlamini, an 88-year-old chief of Swaziland, is an unlikely World War II veteran. He fought to avoid becoming chief, and to win greater freedom for his country.
A genetic study of fish and fishing in the European Union is aiming to help scientist determine whether fish were pulled from sustainable populations or areas that are under threat.
The Sheikh Nur Hussein Shrine in Eastern Ethiopia has been a site of pilgrimages for years, but it's coming under increased criticism by conservative Muslims, endangering the pilgrims.
In Uganda, the coffee trees are nearly empty — and it's not because of the harvest. A combination of disease, lack of rain and rising temperatures are decimating coffee crops.
In Liberia, the Internet exists, but barely. But thanks to fiber optic cables being strung from France to South Africa by French Telecom, there's hope that soon Liberia and other west African countries will have reliable broadband Internet.
A former police officer is coming forward with new information about how News of the World operates. According to him, he followed hundreds of people, including family members of those investigating the phone hacking scandal, at the behest of News International.
As Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega tries to justify a third term as president, Alvara Somoza, descended from the Somoza dictators who ruled the country for 43 years, is trying to build a new life in the country — and even getting into politics.
Because drinking tap water in Nigeria can be hazardous to your health, a lot of bottled water gets created. Now, an NGO is trying to turn those bottles into material to build houses.
Erin Curtiss, a midwife in Seattle, went to Haiti to help train more midwives. What she found, though, shocked her and disappointed her, but left her wanting to help more.

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