In Central African Republic's (CAR) capital Bangui, what people remember most about the hatred that bubbled over into a killing frenzy a year ago this week is the smell.
A three-week hunger strike by a young anarchist who has become a household name in Greece has left the embattled government in a quandary, just as it mulls more unpopular austerity measures.
We are entering the “third platform” era of information technology. Simply put, we now have a computing platform that engages more and more people with technologies that are increasingly more widely available.
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto hosts an Ibero-American summit Monday that could give him some respite from a security crisis battering his international image, though the forum has lost prestige.
The hammering suffered by U.S. President Barack Obama's Democratic Party in last month's mid-term elections could have floored him out as he began his final two years as president.
Was he flexing his muscles or beating a retreat? Opinions are divided over Russian President Vladimir Putin's surprise announcement to abandon Moscow's US$50 billion South Stream gas pipeline.
The tide is beginning to turn on the Islamic State (IS) group, analysts say, with the jihadists losing ground in Iraq and only able to hold on to their positions in Syria.
Not all oil giants are created equal, as struggling Venezuela, Nigeria, Iran and Russia are painfully aware in the wake of OPEC's divisive decision to maintain production levels.
Uruguayan president-elect Tabare Vazquez, a cancer doctor returning to the country's highest office a decade after launching an anti-smoking crusade, faces a dilemma over his predecessor's landmark marijuana law.
Last spring, emails written by members of American University's Epsilon Iota fraternity were leaked, revealing to a horrified public the strategies — from manipulation to outright drugging — the brothers used to get sex.