Since thousands of foreign troops have struggled in vain for more than a year to quell sectarian violence in the Central African Republic, growing numbers of people want the notoriously ragtag army rearmed.
U.S. President Barack Obama rejected Wednesday the notion that the shock election defeat of a top Republican leader had effectively dashed his hopes of passing a new legacy enhancing immigration bill.
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Wearing a chic scarf in Brazil's yellow and green colors, Sao Paulo newsstand owner Ana Carmo is ready for the World Cup, with high expectations for her beloved team.
A video of a woman being sexually assaulted at inaugural celebrations for Egypt's new president has spotlighted a national epidemic, but activists believe that stopping such attacks will be difficult.
Indonesia's two presidential candidates are outdoing each other with hardline policies to rein in foreign firms and control the resources sector, risking a lurch toward nationalism in Southeast Asia's top economy, analysts say.
From international observers and journalists to pro-Ukrainian activists, priests and ordinary citizens, cases of arbitrary detention and abductions are on the rise in the areas of eastern Ukraine controlled by pro-Russian rebels.
Three days of major jihadist attacks around Iraq, including on a university, have left dozens dead in a stark display of militant strength and the country's enormous security challenges.
Europe's governments are turning their attention to prostitution, drugs and contraband as possible ways of boosting their economic growth profiles, as they struggle away from their debt crises.
As Egypt prepares to swear in its fourth leader since 2011, a huge slice of US$1.5 billion in U.S. aid remains in deep-freeze amid fears the nation is sliding back into authoritarianism.
At this sprawling U.S. military base in the middle of the Afghan desert, sometimes it's difficult to tell if there's a war going on.