Mexican human rights activists have issued an emergency appeal to apply international humanitarian standards in providing relief to more than 150 refugees.
In only one area of life are Americans officially considered 100% scared, and so 100% in need of protection, and that's when it comes to terrorism.
The proxy struggle between the United States and Iran has spread to Bahrain. But this Cold War ignores the silent understanding the two rivals have forged against a common enemy in Afghanistan.
European governments are maneuvering to place French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde at the helm of the IMF. The price: serious IMF reform.
Because of decades of isolating Syria, the United States can now only watch the events unfold without having any influence on the ground.
The false contradictions of bin Laden's life on the run.
Preferring Occam's Hairball to Occam's Razor, conspiracy theorists draw strength from their deep-seated distrust of government and the mass media.
On the 30th anniversary of the first reported case of AIDS, we may just have turned the corner on battling the disease -- if we commit the resources.
"European countries are vastly over-represented on the Board, and the IMF's archaic voting system discriminates against large developing economies," said Oxfam spokesperson Sarah Wynn-Williams.
Across Africa, China has become known as the agent of mass construction, wisely bartering infrastructural development - chiefly mining-specific - for long-term access to strategic resources.