Brazil’s ruling party candidate, Dilma Rousseff, won the most votes in Sunday’s presidential election but not enough to avoid a runoff with second-place contender Jose Serra on Oct. 31. Continue reading
French Army soldiers patrol the Eiffel Tower in Paris on Sunday. Photo by Thomas Coex/AFP/Getty Images. The State Department issued a travel alert Sunday, cautioning Americans visiting Europe of possible terrorist attack by al-Qaida or other groups. The alert did … Continue reading
Hari Sreenivasan has the latest on a powerful computer virus that could be targeting nuclear facilities in Iran. Continue reading
Special correspondent Kira Kay reports on this weekend’s elections in Bosnia where ethnic tensions still run high. Continue reading
In other news Friday, remnants of Tropical Storm Nicole moved up the East Coast, battering the Northeast and dumping more than 10 inches of rain in parts of Delaware County, Pa. Continue reading
The Cold War has been over for years, but its two capitals — Washington and Moscow — are going through similar political storms these days, both having managed to lose their mayors. The mayors, Yuri Luzhkov of Moscow, and Adrian … Continue reading
Opium production in Afghanistan has been halved, but with supply dwindling, prices might increase and entice farmers to start growing the illicit crop again. That’s the word from the latest U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime report on the issue. Continue reading
City of Asylum/Pittsburgh is a six-year-old program that provides shelter to foreign literary writers who have encountered dangers in their homeland. Watch online exclusive videos of the writers reading their work.