February 22, 2013 Treating people for HIV isn't just beneficial for those infected but also helps the entire community. Two studies show that where HIV drugs are widely available, the risk for new HIV infections drops dramatically and overall life expectancy increases by more than a decade.
February 21, 2013 Algerians received a double blow when an oil and gas plant was taken over in the desert last month. Algerians thought those kinds of attacks were a thing of the past, and many were angry when Western countries criticized the way Algeria's security forces responded.
February 21, 2013 The Olympic and Paralympic sprinter is accused of murdering his girlfriend. In a court Thursday, it was revealed that the lead investigator himself had been accused of attempted murder in an unrelated case. That added to questions about the prosecution's case against Pistorius.
February 20, 2013 The Olympic and Paralympic sprinter is accused of murdering his girlfriend. He says it was a terrible mistake — that he thought there was an intruder in his home. At a bail hearing, the case is taking shape.
February 19, 2013 Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius has been charged with premeditated murder in the death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius says he "had no intention to kill my girlfriend."
February 16, 2013 Pope Benedict's resignation kicks off a closely watched process to choose his successor. Some have put the odds on the next leader of the Roman Catholic Church coming from the Southern Hemisphere, and possibly from Africa, the fastest growing region for Catholicism in the world.
February 15, 2013 Authorities in South Africa intend to purse a case of premeditated murder against the Paralympic and Olympic sprinter. He's accused of killing his girlfriend on Thursday. The athlete's agent says Pistorius disputes the charge "in the strongest possible terms."