Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh declared a state of emergency in his country following the unrest in the capital that claimed the lives of at least 41 anti-government protestors.
Libya declared an immediate cease-fire and promised to stop military operations Friday in a bid to fend off international military intervention...
Libyan Foreign Minister Musa Kusa said his country has announced a ceasefire and halted all military operations, saying Libyan is keen on protecting all civilians and foreigners.
The massive earthquake that devastated northeastern Japan has shifted the country more than 2 meters away from the neighboring Korean Peninsula.
The UN Security Council on Thursday adopted a resolution to authorize a no-fly zone over Libya and called for "all necessary measures," excluding troops on the ground, to protect civilians under threat of attack in the North African country.
The United States showed increasing alarm about Japan's nuclear crisis on Wednesday.
The crisis in Japan means higher costs, canceled projects and laser-like regulatory scrutiny for the global nuclear industry.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday she does not want to stay in her job if President Barack Obama wins a second term in 2012.
Bahrain's Defence Force (BDF) will take charge of national security and impose curfew at specific places under the present state of emergency, the Bahrain News Agency reported Tuesday.