Space shuttle brought payoffs to Earth

2011-07-19 08:52:05

Science from the space shuttle helped open Earth's eyes to the cosmos and sister planets.

Town rally for Libyan leader Gadhafi

2011-07-18 08:01:58

A soldier watches as supporters of Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi take part in a rally in the town of Zawiyah, 60 km east of Tripoli, on Saturday.

Syrians hold festival to support president

2011-07-18 08:49:56

Syrians packed in Damascus to participate in "Syria Youths fingerprint" activity that aims to express loyalty to President Bashar al-Assad.

Egypt's new cabinet unveils

2011-07-18 08:46:23

Egypt's government is unveiling on Sunday as some 15 ministers were appointed by Prime Minister Essam Sharaf in efforts to calm down protestors.

Israel's FM to stand hearing in trial

2011-07-18 09:48:06

Israel's Attorney-General Yehuda Weinstein plans to summon Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman for a hearing in December on corruption charges.

Adviser to Afghan president killed in Kabul

2011-07-18 06:31:28

Unknown armed men raided the house of Jan Mohammad Khan, an adviser to Afghan President Hamid Karzai, killing him along with his guest.

WSJ publisher quits because of scandal

2011-07-16 18:10:43

Rupert Murdoch accepted the resignations of The Wall Street Journal's publisher and the chief of his British operations on Friday.

UK govt defends Murdoch ties

2011-07-16 18:11:09

Britain's government is denying it was too close to Rupert Murdoch's media empire amid a spiraling scandal.

Indian police track scooter used in blasts

2011-07-16 20:14:13

The Indian police have reportedly made some headway in the probe of the Mumbai serial blasts which took place Wednesday.

'SlutWalk' marches in Seoul

2011-07-16 21:03:44

SlutWalk participants dance during a SlutWalk protest in central Seoul July 16, 2011. About 100 protesters, mostly women, attended the SlutWalk protest march which became a movement of rallies around the world after a Toronto policeman suggested in January that women could avoid sexual assault by not dressing like a "slut."

Murdoch apologizes over hacking scandal

2011-07-16 15:24:05

Murdoch now faces a showdown with parliament on Tuesday when lawmakers on the media committee grill him, his son James and Brooks.

US formally recognizes Libya rebels

2011-07-16 08:27:38

Recognition of the rebels is an important diplomatic step which could unlock billions of dollars in frozen Libyan funds.