Israeli warplanes attack Gaza

2011-01-10 09:10:14

Israeli warplanes carried out at least one airstrike in the Gaza Strip early Monday.

Economists see US decline, China's ascension

2011-01-10 08:26:51

To hear a number of prominent economists tell it, it doesn't look good for the U.S. economy, not this year, not in 10 years.

Millions vote for S Sudan's new chapter

2011-01-10 06:59:36

Sudan's southerners started casting ballots Sunday to decide the fate of unity or division of the African's largest country where two-decades of north-south war claimed two million lives.

Fifteen beheaded bodies found in Mexico

2011-01-09 11:11:15

Fifteen beheaded bodies were found Saturday morning in the Mexican beach resort of Acapulco, the public security office of Guerrero state reported.

Winter swimming festival in Estonia

2011-01-09 09:12:11

People soak in an open air hot bath at a winter swimming festival in Tallinn, Estonia, Jan 8, 2011.

Arizona shooting spree kills at least 5

2011-01-09 08:19:58

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona was shot in the head Saturday when an assailant opened fire outside a grocery store during a meeting with constituents, killing at least five people and wounding several others in a rampage that rattled the nation.

Iran produces 40 kg of 20% enriched uranium

2011-01-08 23:04:24

Ali Akbar Salehi announced Saturday that the country has so far produced almost 40 kg of 20 percent enriched uranium to supply fuel to the Tehran research reactor.

Yemen court sends 13 Somali pirates to jail

2011-01-08 23:03:21

A Yemeni criminal court on Saturday sentenced 13 Somalis to 12 years in prison after convicting them of piracy in the Yemeni territorial waters.

Ex-Gitmo inmate drops Australian govt lawsuit

2011-01-08 17:41:41

A former inmate at the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay has dropped a lawsuit against the Australian government that accused it of complicity in torture he says he suffered while in detention.

Toddler left on track survives coming train

2011-01-08 17:01:21

A girl is miraculously alive in Argentina after her mother lowered her onto the tracks just as a train was coming into the station.

Senior US official meets with Japan's FM

2011-01-08 14:15:51

US President Barack Obama's National Security Advisor Tom Donilon and Japanese Foreign Minister Seiji Maehara Friday held an "in-depth discussion" on regional and bilateral issues, the White House said.

Bernanke grows more confident in US recovery

2011-01-08 11:17:19

The US economy may finally be hitting its stride even if growth remains too weak to put a real dent in the nation's jobless rate.