The awarding of rights to develop a major natural gas find in the Black Sea may have strongly predisposed Russia to support the referendum which resulted in the reunion of Crimea with Russia.
An armed insurgency is emerging across Mexico. However, rather than being a movement to overthrow a government, it aims to defend communities and combat drug cartels.
The highest-profile neonazi murder trial in Germany in decades opened today, with the five accused appearing in public for the first time since their arrest more than a year ago.
Former general and president Efrain Rios Montt will face charges for genocide and crimes against humanity.
Thousands poured onto the streets of India over the weekend to mourn the death of a pre-medical student who was subjected to a brutal gang rape.
A new center-left political movement, called the National Regeneration Movement (MORENA) has emerged on the Mexican political landscape.
Over 8,700 birds and other animals have been seized - and 4,000+ people arrested - in what appears to be a large-scale crackdown on the black market Latin American bird trade.
The following is a statement issued by the Communist Party of Pakistan on the day of the murder of Governor Salmaan Taseer.
CIUDAD JUÁREZ, Mexico -- The dream of industrial globalization has turned into a nightmare.