In a speech to global leaders in Mexico, media mogul (and father of five) said that the world should adopt China’s one-child policy as a way to combat over-population and global warming.
A fire in a crowded Chilean prison has killed at least 81 inmates.
A suicide bomber in northwest Pakistan has left at least 40 people dead and injured dozens more.
Tensions are running high in Cote d’Ivoire after election results have been declared invalid and leadership of the country has been given to the incumbent.
Clinics in rural areas of Haiti are being overwhelmed by the number of people needing treatment for cholera.
A new book suggests that, in the next generation, Africa could raise food production exponentially and both have enough food for its population and to export to other continents.
The United Nations Climate Summit began this week in Mexico, but expectations are low that any major deal with take place.
Saudi Arabia has never had a good record when it comes to women’s rights. But this is pretty bad.
The trial of Congolese rebel leader Jean-Pierre Bemba has begun in The Hague, Netherlands.
The United Nations has said there is encouraging news in the war against HIV/AIDS.
North Korea has fired artillery shells at a South Korean island, and South Korean forces have struck back.
Some environmental groups are worried over the rise in coal exports from multiple countries (including the United States and Australia) to China, which burns half of the six billion tons the world burns annually.
For the first time in the nine year war in Afghanistan, the United States is sending in heavily armored tanks.
It looks like GM may pay back American taxpayers by publicly selling its shares.
New research suggests that climate change may actually result in extreme cooling of the northern continents.