Is US denying its $14tn debt?

Is America in denial about the extent of its financial problems, and therefore incapable of dealing with the gravest ...

UK 'arrogant' over Falklands

Cristina Fernandez, President of Argentina: "We are going to get the Falklands back", she has called Britain "arrogan...

China_s farmland interest makes Brazil uneasy

Brazil's economic links with China have helped it prosper, but Brazil is selling mostly raw materials. The Chinese pu...

China rejects Panama's wish for ties

A U.S. cable released by WikiLeaks says Panama wanted to switch its diplomatic recognition of Taipei to Beijing after...

China's role in 'Latam decade'

Brazil President Dilma Rousseff arrived in China accompanied by 300 business leaders on a visit aimed at boosting a g...

Japan radiation soars

The BBC's Mark Worthington said many people in Japan are becoming increasingly concerned about what is going to happe...

Unrest in Syria and Jordan test U.S. policy

WASHINGTON _ Even as the Obama administration defends the NATO-led air war in Libya, the latest violent clashes in Sy...

High hopes for Obama's Latam swing

The hosts of President Obama's first tour of Latin America may appear to share little. Yet look more closely at Brazi...

France, world leaders plan action against Qaddafi

US, European, and Arab leaders are gathering in Paris for a meeting to define the terms of military engagement agains...

Lost amid Ch__vez's rants on Libya, a quieter Latin American foreign policy

Hugo Ch__vez's offer to mediate between his embattled Libyan friend and rebel factions was quickly dismissed. Meanwhi...

Quake plunges Japan into fear, hardship

Fires, cratered highways and power outages leave people stunned nationwide. The death toll tops 1,000, and worries mo...

Brazil opposes military option in Libya

Brazil, firmly opposed to a militarisation of the crisis in Libya and in favour of negotiated solutions without forei...

Structural adjustment_Cause of poverty

Debt is an efficient tool. It ensures access to other peoples_ raw materials and infrastructure on the cheapest possi...

Feeding spurs search for answers

The hunger that has roiled the Middle East was not caused by the whims of autocrats and cops. It began last year with...

Egypt's joy sweeps the Middle East

The announcement of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's exit Friday was too much for Amr Nassef, an Egyptian who ancho...

Change in Egypt could restore its centrality to the Arab world

'Egypt is the heart of our world,' says an activist in the gulf state of Bahrain. 'It's either the sick man of the Ar...

Egyptians calling for regime change

Many Egyptian protesters came out for the first time, despite fears of violent confrontation as police cracked down h...

US-China summit: Cooperation

After months of rancor, China is suddenly talking up cooperation on North Korea, the economy, and other difficult iss...

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