Reports have surfaced about Libya rebel forces targeting dark skinned people for violent repression including rape and murder.
As global warming threatens the wellbeing of Alaskan walruses, the government has exacerbated the issue.
Who are Boko Haram? The group has drawn renewed media interest following the UN building bombing that killed 10 last week.
On May 12, the Cuban government took advantage of an international meeting on oil drilling safety in Trinidad and Tobago to announce that drilling is about to begin for offshore wells in deep water off Cuba's northeastern coast.
The legal battle brings to light the tug of war between the sovereignty of an independent nation and the infringement of that right under corporate globalization.
Somalia: Fighting, danger to civilians mount; South Korea: Villagers protest U.S. naval base; Cuba: Building oil partnership with Russian firms; Colombia: New human rights failures; Israel: Prospect of short track to Palestinian sovereignty riles government
China-Russia ties, Afghanistan deaths, green industry in Caribbean, Nigeria's oil, lifetime jobs in Germany, U.S.-Cuba trade.
Cuba and Russia signed an agreement Monday, Nov. 2, 2009, to allow Russian state oil company Zarubezhneft to explore for and produce oil in Cuba in their first post-Soviet oil pact.