Dakar Rally Off to a Roaring Start

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Russia to Assume G-8 Leadership Amid Criticism

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Tensions on the Rise in Horn of Africa

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Building a University, and Hope, in Ghana

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Deadline Looms for Aid Groups to Leave N. Korea

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Russia Takes Reins of G-8 Amid Criticism of Putin

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Lines Grow as Iraqis Learn of Refinery Closure

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World Refugee Population Drops

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North Korea to Ban Food Aid

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Pakistani Religious Schools to Defy Expulsion Order

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African Clinic Struggles to Help Children with AIDS

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Jailed 'Times' Researcher Awaits Trial in China

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Despite Progress, Iraqis Still Face Daily Challenges

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Abstinence, Condom Use at Odds in Overseas AIDS Fight

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Pope Benedict Bears Softer Demeanor Than Expected

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