What is the natural world worth? :: Costing the Earth: what is the natural world worth?
Candidates ignoring Mexico drug war? :: "Poor Mexico, so far from God and so close to the United States," is something I heard a lot growing up in Mexico in the 1980s. How that saying, first coined by President Porfirio Diaz around the turn of the 20th century, resonates today.
Opinion: Economy not key to win :: Is a struggling economy the key ingredient that dooms an incumbent president to a single term?
Day in pictures: 2 November 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 2 November
In pictures: Sandy's power shortages :: Fuel and electricity shortages in New york
Week in pictures: 27 October - 2 November 2012 :: News photos from around the world
Is China more legitimate than the West? :: China and the US are about to choose new leaders. Is a candidate voted for by millions a more legitimate choice than one anointed by a select few, asks Martin Jacques.
Supertrees rise up in Singapore :: Singapore's latest development will finally blossom later this month, with an imposing canopy of artificial trees up to 50 meters high towering over a vast urban oasis.
Portuguese flee crisis to old colony :: The eurozone crisis has forced many Portuguese to migrate to the former colony of Mozambique in search of jobs and economic prosperity.
A 'sound' idea to reduce poverty :: It's a new idea which could resonate with communities across the developing world -- a biomass stove which also generates electricity using sound waves.
Cool Obama vs. square Romney :: "Beware the fury of the patient man." -- John Dryden
Third party could harm candidates :: Gary Johnson and Virgil Goode have no chance of winning the November 6 presidential election, but the two "third-party" candidates could have an impact on who does.
Obama: Still Kenya's favorite son? :: No one at the Railway Golf Club in the heart of Nairobi quite remembers if Barack Obama, Sr., the father of the 44th U.S. president, ever played here when he was a high-flying civil servant in the 1960s . Perhaps he played up the road at the Royal Nairobi Golf Club, the oldest of the city's six golf establishments, someone suggests.
Is U.S. still leader of free world? :: There was a time, not very long ago, when it seemed as if each of the world's major problems and every potential solution pivoted around the United States. The president of the United States was referred to as the leader of the free world, and the term was not used with irony or mockery.
Spanish budget cuts revealed :: Spain will create a new fiscal authority to oversee the new spending cuts, tax increases and structural adjustments included in a new budget presented Thursday.
Anger in Athens over austerity :: Elinda Labropoulou reports on the 24-hour work stoppage to protest austerity measures in Greece.
Westerwelle: Crisis is in confidence :: The real crisis confronting the eurozone is regaining market confidence, not the euro, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said Friday.
Records, hearts broken :: Luz Martinez sat next to her baby, who was swaddled tight in pink, blue and white cloth inside an incubator. Born at 26 weeks with the umbilical cord wrapped around her neck, Emma Sophia weighed less than 2 pounds and breathed with the help of a respirator.
NJ governor pledges to vote Romney despite praising Obama :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/7RrVwJ82gSo/us-israel-election-christie-idUSBRE8A30JB20121104
Man captures video of train crash :: A Utah man was recording a passing train for his son when the train hit a truck. The truck's driver survived.
New York marathoner will still run :: Don Lemon talks with Beatriz Craven, who still plans to run in NY to honor her mother despite the marathon cancellation
Rival Libyan militias battle in Tripoli :: Fighting between two militias erupted at the building that previously housed Libya's intelligence agency in central Tripoli early Sunday, sources said.
Nigeria police station attacked; cops die :: Gunmen attacked a police station in northeast Nigeria early Sunday, killing two officers, the head of the police force in Yobe State said.
Japan's obsession with blood types :: Japan's obsession with blood types
Catholic teaching: A new political zeitgeist? :: Why leaders are turning to Catholic teaching
Ladies first: XX Game Jam hits UK :: Women in the games industry stage their own game jam
VIDEO: Emergency rescue with US border patrol :: Every year, thousands of people risk their lives attempting to cross the border from Mexico to America. Stacey Dooley travels with the US border patrol and witnesses the rescue in the desert of a pregnant Guatemalan woman.
Radiohead producer branches out :: Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich on his new band project
Children 'with no state' in UK :: Hundreds of children living rough in London may have no official nationality, a BBC investigation finds.
Snowed in ::