Kuwait summons Iran envoy amid spy ring claims

2011-04-01 10:13:41

Kuwait is warning Iran not to meddle in the Arab nation's affairs in an escalating dispute over an alleged spy ring.

WTO rules US aid to Boeing is illegal

2011-04-01 09:45:13

The World Trade Organization has ruled that Boeing Co. received at least $5.3 billion in prohibited US subsidies to develop and build new planes.

Pandas make first public show in Tokyo

2011-04-01 09:36:15

A pair of China's giant pandas now living at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo made their first public show in the country on Friday.

Libyan army forces rebels to retreat; FM defects

2011-04-01 08:03:36

Libyan Foreign Minister Moussa Koussa, one of Muammar Gadhafi's closest advisers and a former spy chief, defected and flew to Britain on Wednesday.
Hu slams use of force, seeks Libyan ceasefire
Child dies from NATO air strike, family says

Child dies from NATO air strike, family says

2011-04-01 07:57:36

The grieving mother sat on the ground rocking her 2-month-old daughter under a blanket on her lap, crying softly.

Gadhafi: Foreign military actions 'can go out of control'

2011-04-01 06:22:46

Embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi warned on Thursday a military action launched by the international coalition can go out of control.

Libyan foreign minister defects 'on his free will'

2011-03-31 21:26:11

British foreign secretary William Hague speaking Thursday that his Libyan counterpart Moussa Koussa came to London from Tunisia "on his free will".

Anti-nuclear protesters march in Tokyo

2011-03-31 15:18:57

Pressure mounted on Japan on Thursday to expand the evacuation zone around its stricken nuclear power plants after high levels of radiation were found outside the zone and radioactivity in seawater reached more than 4,000 times its legal limit.

TEPCO claims could top $130b on Japan nuke crisis

2011-03-31 14:01:56

Tokyo Electric Power Co could face compensation claims topping $130 billion if Japan's worst nuclear crisis drags on, an analyst estimated on Thursday, fuelling expectations Japan's government will step in to save Asia's largest utility.

Higher radiation found outside Japan nuke plant

2011-03-31 13:16:20

New readings show radiation levels continue to rise in the ocean outside a leaking nuclear plant in Japan's northeast, officials said Thursday, as they debated whether to broaden the evacuation zone around the tsunami-damaged facility.

What are US criteria for involvement in Libya?

2011-03-31 12:39:29

As US forces continue to provide air support for Libyan rebels, observers are asking what makes the embattled North African country different from any other nations of similar situation.

Stabilization of world currencies priority: Nobel economist

2011-03-31 12:32:16

Stabilization of major currencies need to be addressed prior to broadening role of SDR (Special Drawing Right.