Even on some of the decisions agreed to in Cancun, many crucial details were postponed at least until next year's round of negotiations, but Ban Ki-moon says it's better than nothing.
The growing mass of Colombian political prisoners has gained less international attention than the murdered and "disappeared," than millions displaced from their land, than epidemic spying and fear-mongering.
A look at the current political crisis in Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast).
The Let Cuba Live Committee of Maine has launched a petition drive to put pressure on President Obama to free the Cuban Five political prisoners.
From workers striking in Korea to Spanish complicity in U.S. war crimes, what's going on in the world.
The November 28 general elections in Haiti are over, and the votes will probably be counted by December 7. But as many predicted, the task of carrying out a national election may have proved too much for Haiti's administrative infrastructure.
Cuban doctors care for 4o percent of Haitians suffering from cholera.
The release of more than 250,000 U.S. diplomatic cables lifts the veil that cloaks the seemingly prim and proper world of international diplomacy.
A massive one-day general strike paralyzed Portugal November 24 led by major labor federations united to denounce austerity measures being imposed by the country's Socialist Party Prime Minister, Jose Socrates.
Workplaces can play a key role in the HIV response, according to the International Labor Organization.