| Sep 23, 2013
| 1:41 PM
Despite constant presidential summits proclaiming a new era of Latin American economic integration and political brotherhood, an escalation of border conflicts in recent weeks should draw alarm bells everywhere.
Judging from what I'm hearing from U.S....
| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:21 PM
UNITED NATIONS -- Russia agreed Thursday to back a United Nations Security Council resolution that demands Syria relinquish its chemical weapons, but stops short of threatening President Bashar Assad with military force if he doesn't comply.
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
UNITED NATIONS — From Moammar Kadafi's baffling fantasies to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's room-emptying rants, almost every confab of world leaders at the annual United Nations General Assembly includes speeches that make people squirm in their chairs....
| Sep 24, 2013
| 5:35 PM
NAIROBI, Kenya — President Uhuru Kenyatta declared an end to the Nairobi shopping mall siege after a final day of shooting and explosions Tuesday, but many key questions about the terrorist attack remained unanswered.
In a somber speech to the...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:13 AM
CARACAS, Venezuela — President Nicolas Maduro’s expulsion Monday of three U.S. diplomats was another sign of the increasingly dire problems Venezuela’s government faces and the extreme measures he is taking to try to divert supporters&...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 9:51 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The International Criminal Court at the Hague unsealed a warrant Wednesday for the arrest of a Kenyan journalist accused of trying to bribe witnesses in the cases against the nation's president and deputy president, charged...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 5:00 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — When the International Criminal Court was born 11 years ago, it may have seemed such an idealistic, noble idea that it could have leapt from the pages of a superhero comic book.
It would be a place where the world's...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 10:12 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- African leaders meet in Ethiopia on Friday to discuss calls to withdraw from the International Criminal Court, even as former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan of Ghana urged them to stand by the court.
Amid sharp criticism...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The forgotten war has just turned 10 years old, but of course almost no one took notice.
Since early 2003, at least 300,000 people have been killed. More than 2 million others have been forced from their homes. And day by day, even now, the problems...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Secretary of State John F. Kerry made an unannounced visit to Kabul on Friday to press Afghan President Hamid Karzai to work out the last, divisive details of a proposed U.S. military presence in Afghanistan after the 2014 withdrawal of NATO forces.
| Oct 11, 2013
| 12:17 PM
LONDON – Hardly anyone knew it existed before last month. Its work has been criticized and its employees shot at. Bigger names, including that of a teenage girl, were thought to be ahead in line for the world’s most prestigious award.