Presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara's forces battled loyalists of incumbent Laurent Gbagbo on Friday after attacking his Abidjan residence.
For years, Richard Nixon's presidential library was accused of committing another Watergate cover-up. But now, archivists say, the stonewalling is over.
The relationship between China and Japan has been improving and it is time to foster more positive public opinions, Tokyo said.
The US unemployment rate edged down to 8.8 percent in March from 8.9 percent in the previous month.
Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh pledged to confront the anti-government street protests demanding his immediate resignation.
A Libyan opposition leader says the rebels will accept a UN-demanded cease-fire if Gadhafi pulls his forces from all cities and allows peaceful protests.
The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) urged on Friday the conduct of a holistic, coordinated campaign against illegal drug smuggling syndicates.
As recurring territorial disputes breed bad blood between South Korea and Japan, South Korea is seeking ways to bolster its effective control over a set of disputed islets lying halfway between the two neighbors.
Radiation exceeding government safety limits has seeped into groundwater under a tsunami-crippled Japanese nuclear plant.
Kuwait's cabinet resigned as expected on Thursday to avoid a grilling by parliament of three ministers amid calls for political and economic reform.
Japan will take control of Tokyo Electric Power Co in the face of mounting public concerns over the crisis and a huge potential compensation bill.
India's slow population growth is welcomed by some since it may lead to higher living standards and sounder public finances.