The United States has strenuously objected to China's new air zone over islands managed by Japan, but experts say its best hope is to contain rather than end tensions.
Canada is expected to file an application with the United Nations on Friday seeking to vastly expand its Arctic sea boundary, setting it on a collision course with Russia and Denmark.
In 2008, just before his 90th birthday, the United States gave Nelson Mandela a special present, striking him from a decades-old terror watch list and ending what U.S. officials called “a rather embarrassing matter.”
Saleha Begum touches the burnt skin on the face of her 23-year-old son and again bursts into tears.
Newsweek magazine would face enormous hurdles with its plan to revive its print edition ended just last year. Yet some analysts say it has a chance to succeed.
Investigators comb the crime scene, planting a small red flag in the spot where a bullet shell lies near the latest victim in South Africa's Kruger National Park.
German Social Democrats chief Sigmar Gabriel is on a major charm offensive, racing across the country to win over skeptics among the party faithful for a “grand coalition” with Chancellor Angela Merkel.
The crisis in Ukraine has sparked concern among its European neighbors, especially those ex-communist states that were also once caught in Moscow's clutches and now fear Kiev's estrangement from the bloc.
What is the United States to do about Afghan President Hamid Karzai?
The Philippines' taxman has long struggled to compel the country's elite to pay their fair share, but a name-and-shame campaign targeting one of history's greatest boxers and the “sexiest woman alive” is aiming to change that.