In Florida, voters who were struck from the rolls as part of a controversial purge are set to be reinstated; in Pennsylvania, a battle over a new law requiring photo identification at the polls reaches the highest court.
The rebel group M23 is committing serious war crimes in the Democratic Republic of Congo with help from Rwanda, according to a Tuesday report from Human Rights Watch.
A radical Islamic group could be behind the Tuesday attack against the U.S. Consulate in the Libyan city of Benghazi. Few, but well armed, the militants can wreak serious havoc in Libya's chaotic new democracy.
Far-right Dutch politician and leader of the ultra-conservative Freedom Party (PVV) Geert Wilders formerly established his party in parliament on a platform of Islamophobic anti-immigration, and now seeks to turn nationalist sentiment against the eurozone amid frustrations with debt-laden countries like Greece, Italy and Spain. Poll indicate his party will lose seats this election, but it has defied expectations in the past.
Greece's new coalition government has banned cabinet ministers from handing out jobs to family members, following a public backlash after the temporary head of parliament appointed his daughter to a civil servant post last month.
Secretary Clinton's visit to East Timor was meant to be a show of support for Asia's newest democracy as it works to grow its economy and become a legitimate member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.
While former U.S. President Bill Clinton delivered a speech to the Democratic National Convention for President Barack Obama in Charlotte, North Carolina, Wednesday, his wife and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was sipping her coffee at a bean-processing unit in East Timor, her fourth stop in an 11-day foreign tour.
Yemen will receive $6.4 billion in foreign aid as it struggles to rebuild its economy following shaky political transition in the face of food and water shortages and ongoing internal conflicts with Al Qaeda militants in the south and Shiite insurgents in the north.
The finance and oil ministries are lobbying for an increase in prices of diesel, kerosene and LPG, warning cabinet colleagues that time is running out to avert a fiscal disaster and a sovereign credit downgrade to junk by global ratings agencies.
While the presidential candidates' plans to tackle unemployment, the national debt, health care reform, immigration, gay marriage and gun control might be the topics that have Main Street voters buzzing ahead of this year's election, a new report by the global equity research team at Standard & Poor's shows Wall Street investors have very different policy debates in mind.
Parents and students are protesting a new curriculum in Hong Kong, designed to teach children the history of the Chinese Communisy Party. They say the new classes are akin to brainwashing.
Former U.S. intel chief Michael Hayden talks about the known-unknowns of an attack on Iran, questioning whether Israel had the ability to take unilateral action against Tehran.
The Democrats have gathered in thousands at the downtown football stadium at Charlotte, N.C., for the three-day Democratic National Convention starting Tuesday. The Party unveiled its formal 2012 election policy, ahead of the convention Monday night, advocating the strengths of their presidential candidate incumbent Barack Obama over Republican rival Mitt Romney.
With India's economic growth faltering as a result of weak governance, policy paralysis and opposition to reforms, investors feel the urgent need to push for plans to allow foreign direct investment in financial sector and multi-brand retail trade.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu demanded Sunday a "clear red line" be drawn that would convince Tehran that world powers are serious about stopping Iran from building nuclear weapons.
Tens of thousands of Ethiopians gathered near a public square in Addis Ababa Sunday to attend the state funeral of Meles Zenawi, the influential prime minister of Ethiopia, who died last month.
Pictures of the blue moon Friday have begun to go viral on Twitter as tweeters from all over post their own photographs. Most people know that the term "blue moon" doesn't mean that the moon is actually blue. However, some denizens of the Twitterverse have chosen to alter their images of Earth's only moon.
Voters in Quebec next week could either resucitate the separatist bloc or reaffirm their provincial bond with the rest of Canada.
RNC 2012: Clint Eastwood's Surprise Appearance At Republican National Convention Propels Star Power To Fore, Evokes Twitter Backlash (VIDEO)
As Clint Eastwood made his "surprise" appearance at the Republican National Convention and delivered his speech supporting Republican Mitt Romney and mocking President Obama, star power came to the fore ahead of November 6 elections even as Twitterati blasted his speech.
One of Africa's quietest dictators will be put to the test when the southern African country of Angola goes to the polls on Friday.
Once, Republicans Supported Collective Bargaining, Mass Transit Funding, And Even Progressive Taxation
A comparison of past RNC platforms truly demonstrates how far the party has swung to the right.
Prostitution is rising to dangerous levels in Madagascar, and this has become one of the most controversial signifiers of the country's political and economic breakdown over the last three years.
Romney surrogates love to say Obama has less private sector experience than a kid running a lemonade stand. That is not true.
Seven key events in the next fortnight that will determine whether the now-four-year-old euro zone crisis results in Greece and perhaps also Spain leaving and even whether the monetary union will survive. Here is a list of the seven critical dates with their corresponding events.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who will be delivering the keynote address at the Republican National Convention on Tuesday, said he believes Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney can win the election and that people will get to know the candidate more in coming days.
Mitt Romney and the Republican National Convention delegates held court among the keen observers of the U.S. politics as the convention got off to a subdued start Monday, lasting barely a minute owing to the concerns about Tropical Storm Isaac becoming a full-fledged hurricane.