The figures are staggering. Even a minor easing of the US blockade against Cuba would create tens of thousands new jobs in the US.
In a potentially important development, exiled members of the former People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan are returning to the country to re-found the organization.
LONDON (March 1) -- The Palestinian Authority has held its weekly cabinet meeting in Hebron instead of Ramallah to affirm its claim over a shrine there that Tel Aviv recently added to its list of national heritage sites.
Military action in Marjah and Kandahar may alienate the "hearts and minds" of the Afghan people.
Migration talks are a start. But much more action, especially at the grassroots, is needed on Cuba.
In a move to aid relief efforts in earthquake-devastated Haiti, the U.S. State Department says it's prepared to assist over 400 Cuban doctors there with much needed medical supplies.
A few things we need to know about Yemen: strategic location, oil, a Very Important Neighbor, imperialism and Cold War history, poverty and economic/environmental crisis.
The ruling Democratic Party of Japan is in disarray over the U.S. Marine Corps Futenma Air Station in Okinawa.
As Iraq set national elections for March 7, massive car bombings in Baghdad were assailed as terrorist efforts to restore dictatorship.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution opposing any "endorsement or further consideration" of the UN Goldstone report, but the action is unlikely to have long-term significance.