Brazil house approves end to secret voting

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil’s lower house has voted to end the system of secret voting in the national legislature. That’s been a main de…

Central African Republic to collect guns

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Central African Republic on Wednesday launched a program to collect unauthorized weapons in response…

Timeline of key events in Syrian uprising

A timeline of some key events in the Syrian uprising: —March 15, 2011 — Activists call for a “Day of Rage” across Syria, inspired by other p…