June 15, 2012 As Greeks prepare to cast ballots in a rerun of last month's inconclusive parliamentary elections, they remain split over two political parties: one that supports a large European bailout deal and the accompanying austerity measures and one that wants to ditch the deal.
June 14, 2012 Villagers say they're getting a raw deal as companies rush to buy up African land to form mega-farms. Farmers complain they've been ousted from the land while promises to improve water systems and schools and replant uprooted crops are not being kept.
June 14, 2012 Parliament had passed a law barring former Mubarak aides from seeking office. Now the nation's highest court has rejected that. And it has taken aim at the parliament. Protests are expected.
June 14, 2012 Administration officials tell The New York Times that the aircraft are likely ones sold to Syria in the past that had been sent to Russia for repairs and refurbishing.
June 14, 2012 More than a year after its revolution, Egypt is still struggling for direction. The country holds a runoff Saturday and Sunday in its first competitive presidential election, and the choices show the country's divide: One candidate is from the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood; the other, a former prime minister in Hosni Mubarak's regime.