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After the Eurozone demanded more budget cuts from Greece, unions announced a general strike to take place in late September.
Egypt's minority religious group is caught in the crosshairs as some Libyans and Egyptians rage against a film that negatively portrays the prophet Mohammed.
A quiet protest took place on a Riyadh street yesterday against the Kingdom's imprisonment policies.
Sean Penn's international aid foundation began demolishing the National Palace last week. Critics wonder why foreigners are doing the work, and why there isn't a plan yet to replace the building.
What do they want and when do they want it? Why Chicago's public school teachers reached their breaking point.
A report on Afghanistan backed by UNICEF shows the country still has leaps and bounds to go in the areas of maternal and child health and education.
The UN's Trade and Development arm blames Israeli oppression for Palestine's sickly economy.
A convicted murderer serving a life sentence in Massachusetts should receive gender reassignment surgery, a judge ruled yesterday.
A joint venture between the Consulate in Miami and the Haitian tourism board advertises the perfect island retreat. But how can Haiti live up to the hype?
In a repeat of the Bonn conference, rich and poor countries square off as the search for an international agreement on climate change continues.
Photojournalist Greg Marinovich found previously unreported evidence at the scene of the deadly Lonmin clashes.
In the first of three votes, a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage sails through without issue.
The Israeli settlement has been declared illegal and ordered to be evacuated by September 4.
The country's textiles industry finds success brings pressure to meet international labor standards.
On August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his stirring oration to 200,000 activists in Washington DC. Here's the full text and partial audio.
It's common knowledge that right-wing Christian interest groups influence policy in the US. But did you know it happens in Africa as well?
Xenophobia, anti-Semitism, Islamophobia and anti-Roma sentiment have plagued many places in Europe this summer, as a rising tide of far-right extremism washes over the continent.
Rights groups condemn the idea of a homophobic celebration in Cameroon.
Workers at successful US companies agree to wage freezes and benefit concessions while corporate profits soar and CEOs get raises.
Nabeel Rajab, a prominent activist, will be sent to jail, but governments in the West could be ignoring atrocities in Bahrain for political reasons.