Libya wants more talks with US and rebels

2011-07-23 10:30:07

Libyan representatives are ready to hold more talks with the United States and with rebels.

Obama ends gays in US military ban

2011-07-23 07:58:04

Obama formally signed off on ending the ban on gays serving openly in the US military.

Journalistic ethics, an oxymoron?

2011-07-22 08:02:20

The Chinese press is devoting pages and pages to the phone hacking scandal that is unfolding half a world away.

After tiger mom, here comes the tiger wife

2011-07-22 08:02:20

The strongest impression Wendi Deng left on my colleague was her height: "She is really tall and stands out," I was told.

At the margins of life

2011-07-22 08:02:20

Writer Yang Jiang spent her centennial birthday on July 17 with self-effacing mo-desty.

Heat stroke hits the US

2011-07-22 07:28:37

Crowds flocked to waterfronts and swimming pools on the US East Coast and in the Midwest on Thursday to try to cope with a massive heat wave that has killed at least 22 people this week.

Volcano rakes in tourism cash

2011-07-22 07:41:40

Iceland's volcanoes gained notoriety last year for their ash-spewing ability to ground airlines and make a mess.

Atlantis landing end of an era

2011-07-22 07:41:40

The space shuttle Atlantis glided home through a clear moonlit sky to complete a 13-day cargo run to the International Space Station.

Australia mulls privacy laws

2011-07-22 07:41:40

Australia moved to introduce a legal right to privacy after the phone-hacking scandal in Britain, paving the way for people to sue media.

France: Gadhafi could stay in Libya

2011-07-21 09:46:35

France suggested that a possible way out of Libya's civil war would be to allow Gadhafi to stay in the country if he relinquishes power.

Russia, Libya FMs meet over crisis

2011-07-21 06:24:47

Russian Foreign Minister and his Libyan counterpart met in Moscow Wednesday to discuss a political solution to the crisis.

UN set to declare famine in parts of Somalia

2011-07-20 13:12:25

The United Nations is set to declare famine in parts of southern Somalia, aid officials said on Tuesday.