Edano to temporarily double as Japanese FM

2011-03-07 10:27:30

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano will temporarily double as foreign minister after Seiji Maehara resigned Sunday over illegal political donation.

US man falls into deep mine shaft, left to die

2011-03-07 07:19:09

A man has died after falling into a mine shaft so deep and treacherous that rescuers had to abandon efforts to reach him while he was still alive.

Libyan forces fight rebels advancing toward capital

2011-03-07 06:42:55

Libyan helicopter gunships fired on a rebel force advancing west toward the capital Tripoli on Sunday.
Gadhafi's nurse says he is in good health

Japan FM quits over illegal donation

2011-03-06 18:55:39

Japanese Foreign Minister Seiji Maehara resigned on Sunday to take responsibility for accepting donations from a foreign national.

Libyan gov't forces regain control of Zawiya

2011-03-06 11:55:38

The Libyan government forces have completely regained control of Zawiya, some 40 km west of the country' s capital of Tripoli after the two-day fighting, Undersecretary of Foreign Affairs Khalid Kilba told reporters Saturday.

Barranquilla's carnival in Colombia

2011-03-06 11:17:47

Dancers perform during a parade at the Barranquilla's carnival in Colombia.

Carnival parade in Sao Paulo

2011-03-05 15:30:24

Revellers parade for Unidos do Peruche and Tom Maior samba schools during Carnival in Sao Paulo March 5, 2011.

Gunfire scatters marchers

2011-03-05 07:48:53

Forces loyal to Muammar Gadhafi fired tear gas at protesters in Tripoli on Friday.

Six-Party Talks key to Korean solution

2011-03-05 07:24:40

China understands and supports Pyongyang's wish to hold dialogues with Washington and Seoul respectively outside the frozen Six-Party Talks.

Glory satellite fails to make orbit: NASA

2011-03-04 22:22:37

A rocket carrying the Glory Earth-observing satellite launched on Friday but failed to place the satellite into orbit, sending both plummeting into the Pacific.

March 3rd, the Int'l Sex Worker Rights Day

2011-03-04 11:51:59

Sex workers wearing masks lead a march to mark International Sex Workers Rights Day in Johannesburg March 3, 2011.

Egyptian PM Ahmed Shafiq resigns

2011-03-04 10:30:48

Egypt's Supreme Council of the Armed Forces decided Thursday to accept caretaker Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq's resignation.