Finally responding to angry protests, Haitian President Michel Martelly, the son of a Shell Oil executive, stepped down on Sunday.
After weeks of political wrangling saw no party win a majority, an arrangement to install a social democratic-led government now appears possible.
Three decades have passed since Vietnam first embarked on the process of economic opening and reform known as Doi Moi, or "Renovation."
Iran's return to the international fold has been negotiated over a long period; it marks a change in relations with the U.S. and the EU.
Four small explosive devices were detonated, three at a shopping mall and another near the Venezuelan National Assembly building.
An agreement to end five decades of armed conflict between the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia and the government of that country now seems inevitable.
Wealth inequality will grow, and with it greater instability, continued crisis, and deepening misery for the world's working people.
Since Maduro's United Socialist Party of Venezuela lost its majority in the Dec. 6 legislative election, its battle with right forces has entered a new stage.
A suicide bombing, evidently carried out by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, killed ten German tourists in a historic square in downtown Istanbul, Turkey.
The following is the text of a talk at the meeting of the Federal Committee of Die Linke, the left party of Germany.