Voters in southern Sudan, over a one-week period beginning this Sunday as scheduled, will be choosing between unity and separation.
Students will mark Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg's birthday Friday by marching on his party's headquarters, with more actions to come.
Numerous kidnappings in Mexico have sparked an international incident and have stimulated the efforts of Mexican human rights activists in favor of Central American migrants in their country.
The five men held in U.S. prisons for protecting Cuba from terrorist attacks, known as the Cuban Five, send their greetings of optimism and struggle for the New Year.
Foreign intervention in Haiti is as problematic as ever, including food aid that is undoing Haiti's economy and independence.
WASHINGTON - In what seems to be a growing diplomatic spat, the United States State Department announced it was cancelling the diplomatic visa of Bernardo Alvarez, the Venezuelan ambassador here in Washington, Dec. 29.
Greece: Communist Parties claim persecution; Iraq: Further confirmation of babies harmed in US war; Honduras: Killings of reporters continue; India: Communists prevail in municipal elections; Tunisia: Unexpected street heat.