Al-Jazeera journalists targeted by spyware: watchdog
The resignation of Prime Minister Lamothe and one death have resulted from political protests in Haiti.
Chinese Painter Zhang Daqian's Works Earned More Than $500 Million In 2011, More Than Works By Pablo Picasso
Move over Picasso. Works by a 20th century Chinese artist have sold for more than your works ever raked in. Lo siento, Pablo.
The high abortion rate of female fetuses has led to a dramatic gender imbalance in India ? over the fifty-year period from 1961 to 2011, the number of girls born per 1,000 boys plunged from 976 to 914, according to the census.
Turkey's Prime Minister said on Tuesday that exiled Iraqi Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi will not be extradited to Iraqi to face the death penalty.
Eleven years later, the men at the forefront of both sides of the 9/11 attacks are variously retired, in jail, or dead.
Former Iraqi Vice-President Tareq al-Hashemi has been sentenced to death in absentia for the murders of two people, and is due to be sentenced for 150 other charges of violence between 2005 and 2011. Meanwhile, sectarian violence between Sunni and Shitte Muslims in Iraq may be growing.
Liberian Timber Wars Pit Poverty-Stricken Communities Against Secretive Big Loggers Given An Opening By The Government
Forests are extremely important to Liberians, who rely upon vast wooded areas for everything from building supplies and medicine to water protection and game habitats. Recently, a government program turned over these critical regions to big logging firms in a misguided attempt to provide income and revenue for hard-hit communities. Can Ellen Sirleaf Johnson's administration curtail what it began?
There are now at least 10,000 Nigerian prostitutes – perhaps as many as 20,000 – in Italy alone.
Syrian government warplanes bombed targets Aleppo and its vicinity Monday, as a car-bomb exploded in Jaramana near Damascus.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon communicated to Iranian leaders his strong disapproval of Iran's rights record and of its stand on key issues causing regional and global tensions, within hours of his arrival in Tehran to attend the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit Wednesday.
The late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat may have died of polonium poisoning, according to his family members. Now, French prosecutors have agreed to look into the case.
The Egyptian government Wednesday sought a $4.8-billion loan from the International Monetary Fund to help boost the country's economy struggling to recover from a political turmoil since last year's uprising that led to the fall of President Hosni Mubarak.
Meles Zenawi's death has great implications not only for Ethiopia, but for Western diplomacy across the African continent.
Meles Zenawi, the influential prime minister of Ethiopia died Monday at the age of 57 from an undisclosed illness ending weeks of speculation about his health, the Ethiopian state television announced Tuesday.
Surface to air missiles could give a big boost to the Free Syrian Army, but introducing the weapons runs the risk of delivering them into the hands of terrorists as well.
The kidnapping of more than 20 people, all Sunni Muslims, in Lebanon has stirred rumblings of a Syrian-conflict spillover. But the clan responsible for the killings insists it just wants its kinsman back, who was kidnapped by the Syrian Free Army on Monday.
At least 60 miners have been killed by a landslide in a remote gold mine in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
Japan and North Korea are to hold their first governmental-level talk for the first time in four years on Aug. 29, the Japanese government announced.
Are Tunisian women "complementary to men?" A new draft constitution says as much, but thousands of demonstrators disagree.
Rohingya migrants are seeking refuge from Myanmar in neighboring Bangladesh, but thousands have been forced to return to the violent persecution they were desperate to escape.
Despite its relative isolation, Egypt's Sinai Peninsula plays a huge role in one of the overarching conflicts of the twentieth century.
"I am from today a soldier in this blessed revolution," says former premier from Jordan on Monday.
Crack addiction has become a grave public health and security concern in parts of Brazil, particularly the poverty-stricken shanty-towns that ring the large cities.
Mahmoud Abu Ghanima lost his legs in a drone missile attack, but that hasn't stopped him from pursuing Olympic dreams -- while his fellow Palestinian athletes seek glory in London for a country that does not quite exist
The financial and fiscal crisis in Spain entered a new and dangerous phase Tuesday as economic, political, civic and diplomatic links appeared to quickly disintegrate in the face of panic-stricken markets.