When Malaysia's urbane Prime Minister Najib Razak travels abroad he invariably touts his country's widely accepted reputation for moderate Islam, but that image is taking a beating at home.
Leftist President Dilma Rousseff's re-election in Brazil has exposed a deeply divided country, reviving the old wounds of class struggle.
Mexican authorities have found no trace of 43 college students since their disappearance more than a month ago, laying bare a series of missteps in a case that has infuriated the country.
British Prime Minister David Cameron is increasingly hawkish on Europe ahead of a key election battle, but his policies seem rudderless and could make an EU exit more likely, analysts said.
U.S. Republicans battling for full control of Congress appear increasingly likely to get their wish in Tuesday's midterm elections.
The violent clashes in Burkina Faso that led to the overthrow of the president are a stark warning to other African leaders pushing constitutional change to hang on to power, analysts say.
Nuclear-capable Russian bombers in European airspace, NATO intercepts, a foreign submarine in Swedish waters — the fall-out from the Ukraine crisis feels like a return to Cold War days.
A month on the streets has given young Hong Kong democracy protesters a taste of life outside the city's cramped shoebox apartments — and away from the prying eyes of overprotective parents.
The explosion of a privately owned rocket on its way toward the International Space Station cast a spotlight on the risks involved with NASA's reliance on the fledgling commercial space industry, experts said Wednesday.
Less than a month before a deadline to reach a nuclear deal with Iran, U.S. Catholic bishops are urging negotiators not to underestimate the power of fatwas by Islamic leaders banning atomic weapons.