President Obama addresses the United Nations in New York
United States President Barack Obama speaks to the UN General Assembly in New York on September 21, 2011. UPI/Aaron Showaler/Pool
The killing of French troops in Afghanistan narrows choices in international efforts regarding hot spots in Iran and Syria.
The killing of an Iranian nuclear scientist was the work of Western intelligence agents who may have got wind of him from the United Nations, Tehran said.
The death of the president of Guinea-Bissau in January, just weeks after a reported coup, provides the country with a make-or-break opportunity, analysts say.
The U.S. government has published its first draft of a national strategy that provides a road map for authorities responding to climate change.
Activists called on the Arab League to abandon its Syria-monitoring mission and refer the crackdown crisis to the U.N. Security Council for tough world censure.
Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf reconsidered plans to return from exile due to government threats to detain him, officials say.
There are numerous signs that crimes against humanity are being committed in Syria, a former member of an Arab League monitoring team said.
Forces loyal to Islamic militant group Boko Haram are faceless enemies known to mesh easily into the Nigerian population, a military official said.
Amid calls for tough measures against Syria over its crackdown on protesters, the European Union said it is planning further sanctions against the country.
Sudan faces a food crisis and famine will occur if the Sudanese government does not give aid organizations immediate access to border regions, officials said.