Japan moves away from pacifism
When Shinzo Abe visits Washington, D.C., this week, he's expected to push for increased military ties between the U.S. and Japan.
Nepal's quake could cripple tourism economy
An estimated 3-4 percent of the country's GDP comes directly from tourism. Saturday's earthquake could change that, though.
Israeli airstrike kills militants in Syria
Israel's military says militants tried placing explosives on a Golan Heights border fence, an incident that's almost identical to one last year.
Why oil didn't solve Ghana's economic woes
After oil was discovered in Ghana, why did Africa's up-and-coming economic power have to seek help from the International Monetary Fund?