After years out of the headlines - and out of most people's minds - this year nuclear weapons policy and the path to complete abolition has come to the fore again.
China reacted angrily after the Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded Liu Xiaobo this year's Nobel Peace Prize. The Liu Xiaobo is serving an 11-year prison sentence for "agitation aimed at subverting the government."
Obama's boldest statements came in relation to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, when he dismissed "cynics" who say a just peace is impossible.
On September 3 as drizzle gave way to early morning sun, ex- President Fidel Castro, "Commander of the Cuban Revolution," discussed the threat of worldwide war
How the Iraqis see it: an interview with Salam Ali of the Iraqi Communist Party on the continuing political impasse in Iraq and the withdrawal of U.S. combat forces.
UNITED NATIONS - A UN Security Council statement, reflecting weeks of diplomatic wrangling over the March 26 sinking of the South Korean military ship Cheonan, seems to have diffused tensions.
UNITED NATIONS - A few years ago, one would have assumed that today, June 15, would be a day of celebration across the Korean peninsula.
Japan peace movement and voters continue to press against relocation of U.S. military base in Okinawa.
When does a stink become one stink too much? That becomes an issue with Luis Posada and with the Cuban Five.
The prime minister of Japan resigns because of solid opposition throughout Japan to relocating a U.S. military base on Okinawa.