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It may seem like just a bunch of world leaders making speeches, but some pretty weird stuff happens at the annual UN General Assembly that doesn't make the front page.
FAA rules allow civilian organizations to own and operate drones, but where is the oversight?
An announcement that China intends to use drones to monitor the South China Sea and the disputed islands there riles Japan and worries other South Pacific nations.
Violence against women and girls is still a massive problem in Liberia, despite its current state of relative peace and the recent conviction of despot Charles Taylor for war crimes. A new report shows how deep the damage goes.
The annual Millennium Campus Conference brought 1,200 students and international global development superstars to Boston to inspire student action to achieve the UN's Millennium Development Goals.
Political pariah Julius Malema rises to prominence against prolonged labor strikes, styling himself the workers' leader to take on President Jacob Zuma.
Investigation finds that the Iraqi government is behind the murders and arrests of scores of homosexuals.
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.