Obama's Kenyan paternal family background made his presence in the country as much a homecoming as a state visit.
Voters will elect a new president to succeed Otto Perez Molina of the Patriotic Party, who is not allowed a second term.
If Thomas Mulcair has his way, he will head Canada's first social democratic government. With an election just called on Aug. 3, polls indicate that this may happen.
Today, unfortunately, we are blessed with anti-immigrant Know-Nothings in many countries.
Those involved in and responsible for the military takeover of Chile in 1973 are finally facing justice.
Why are we in a standoff with a country that is not a serious threat to us, but does have the capacity to incinerate a sizable portion of the planet?
A large crowd gathered to watch the flag raising; they cheered as the Cuban flag flew over the embassy for the first time in 54 years.
Greek banks are on the point of running out of money and all aspects of the economy are in dire straits; Greece will not even be able to import food.
Imprisoned Swazi human rights leader Mario Masuku and student activist Maxwell Dlamini were granted bail by the Supreme Court of Swaziland.
The South African Communist Party's Special National Congress took stock of a range of problems besetting South Africa's young democracy.