Generating a highly publicized but low-risk diplomatic confrontation with a Western power would be consistent with Ecuadorian President Correa's legitimacy-boosting foreign policy.
The four-minute radio address ended a war, obliterated the 20-year imperial ideology, and began Japan's rebirth into what it is today.
A new website seeks to document and shame the Central Asian nation's appalling car parking habits.
Discard your stereotypes: people in the U.S. own fewer passenger on average than in almost all other developed nations.
A year after NATO intervention, Gallup finds a Libyan approval rating for U.S. leadership far above Mideast and even European norms.
Breaking with usual campaign practice, Mitt Romney selected a fellow foreign policy neophyte as his running mate. But, as with the 1992 Clinton/Gore ticket, that might be precisely the point.
Not just because the forthcoming film portrays a North Korean invasion of America, but because the world and America's place in it have changed so dramatically since the original cult classic.
Why Kim Jong Un build aquariums as his people starve.
Centuries before the Islamic Republic or even Islam, Persian athletes fused spirituality and strength training in a practice called Varzesh-e-Bastani, the legacy of which may have persisted to Iran's amazing Olympic record today.
After failing to keep films away from culture-loving Iranians, the Islamic Republic is trying some new, if clunky, techniques for editing the West out of Western entertainment.
Olympic authorities are investigating a bucket of unapproved, non-sponsor condoms found in the village.
TEPCO has released tense footage from their video live-link between the Tokyo headquarters and Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.
The Soviets might have landed on two planets to America's one, but the extent of the ultimate U.S. space victory is a sort of metaphor for the Cold War and its resolution.
The North Korean regime appears to have turned its greatest weaknesses -- poverty, corruption, and insecurity -- into pillars of stability.
The world's largest democracy wins fewer medals per person than any other country. It's been priced out of its most competitive sport, but could national priorities also play a role?
Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, three years after his government shut down the internet, has joined its latest social media fad.
Foreigners on their first trip to this much-storied country might expect it to be like an episode of Friends but find something quite different.
If "culture makes all the difference" in explaining economic disparity, as Romney suggested of Israel and Palestine, then are Kuwaitis and Belgians culturally superior to Israelis?
An outage in northern and northeast India has left 670 million people without power.
The candidate's call to acknowledge what anyone can see is Israel's capital is far more complicated than it seems, and a microcosm of the crucial but difficult role that the U.S. plays in securing peace.