American consumers have a taste for luxury and automakers are rushing to deliver by upgrading interiors, loading up on fancy features and expanding their offerings with stylish new models.
The trial of those accused of killing Lebanon's former prime minister Rafiq al-Hariri provides a rare chance at justice for a country more used to impunity for political assassinations.
As Spain's royal family reels from scandals and its elderly king leans on crutches after numerous operations, one figure is standing tall, offering the monarchy hope: heir apparent Prince Felipe.
For Jewish settlers, Ariel Sharon, who spent much of his life building up the settlements, will only be remembered for one thing: the bitterly contested withdrawal from the Gaza Strip.
To Iran, the United States was the “Great Satan,” while Washington slammed Tehran as a “rogue state” that was part of an “axis of evil.”
Palestinians on Saturday hailed the death of former Israeli premier Ariel Sharon, describing him as a “criminal” but regretting that he is now permanently beyond the reach of the law.
An al-Qaida surge and Sunni-Shiite tumult spanning Iraq and Syria are testing eroded U.S. influence and the logic of a foreign policy built on antipathy to Middle East entanglements.
Determining whether stories about North Korea are true or false means delving into a very wide, grey area where the genuinely surreal mixes confusingly with the patently absurd.
Cambodian workers demanding higher wages to toil in factories making Gap jeans and Nike trainers have found themselves on the frontline of a bloody crackdown on dissent by strongman premier Hun Sen.
South Sudan's capital has three towns: the first is the dusty streets of Juba, largely calm but where the crackle of gun fire still rings out at night after three weeks of violence.