Ten years after the Iraq war, almost everything in this country -- from security to its place in the region -- is still in play.
In the war for the heart of northern Mali, the real fear isn’t al Qaeda, it’s the criminals and fundamentalists lurking just around the corner.
How the new pope has blessed the long suffering soccer fans of Argentina’s Club Atlético San Lorenzo.
What message is China's new leader sending with his first overseas trip?
Is Beijing using its latest appointments to send a message to Washington?
For those who loved and reviled Venezuela's president in equal measure, El Comandante leaves behind two very different legacies.
In Kenya's contested election, the tortured past of family dynasty is alive but not quite well.
Egypt's new rulers are determined to tighten their grip on the media scene in Cairo. I should know -- they had me fired.
An exclusive trove of al Qaeda documents found in this fabled city shows a theocracy in the making in Mali.
Scotland’s decaying capital city shows why this country is not ready for independence.
How the Chinese are using Kim Jong Un's antics to mock their own leaders.
There's a reason Egyptians keep taking to the streets: The Muslim Brotherhood has proved to be little more than the old Mubarak clique with beards.
It's not jihadists who are threatening to destroy Mali -- it's a massive culture of government corruption.
In the wake of the Bulgarian bombing investigation, will the European Union finally designate Hezbollah a terrorist group?
The assassination of a leftist politician has thrown the poster child for the Arab Spring into chaos.
It’s not Islamic radicals or war that’s killing the poor people of the Sahel. It’s something far simpler.