As Earth Day approaches, governments scramble to save the Kyoto agreement and to show how cleaner new technologies can help cool down the greenhouse
Practical suggestions from Environmental Defense and the World Wildlife Fund
Since Marks & Spencer and Danone announced thousands of job losses, France has been fighting back with court action, boycotts and demos
Once Britain's greatest brand, M&S has lost touch with consumers. Time to get back to basics?
An election next week could signal secession for Montenegro and the final breakup of Yugoslavia
The new management of Russia's independent TV network ousts "rebel" journalists in a morning raid
Two-time former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto is preparing to return home from exile
Thomas Kinkade has legions of fans in the U.S. Now, he's set his soft-focus sights on Europe
A dark new album and a bright European tour prove Nick Cave is still the master of melancholy
Laurent-Désiré's son says his purpose is peace and he takes orders from no one. Can he save the Congo?
A conversation with Congolese President Joseph Kabila
The war in Congo has hit the already sick economy hard, driving people deeper into poverty and illness
The characters in the Congo conflict have changed, but the issues are the same
AIDS activists have forced pharmaceutical firms to cut prices, but cheap drugs alone won't save Africa
Why Mbeki should offer Zimbabwe more sticks and fewer carrots
This week's news from around the world
Once more, the Windsors suffer as monarchy and modernity clash
Are China and the U.S. on the verge of a new cold war?
Women need men like a hole in the head, but hope springs fraternal