Flying over dunes in Mozambique

2011-07-15 09:31:23

Paragliding pilot Gavin McClurg, 39 years old, takes to the skies above a dune in that had never been flown before, captured by another paraglider, photographer Jody MacDonald, flying above, in Bazaruto, Mozambique.

Cuba, Russia seek to boost business ties

2011-07-14 13:32:21

Business representatives from both Cuba and Russia signed an action plan on Wednesday to strengthen bilateral economic and trade cooperation.

Exchange helps job creation

2011-07-15 09:25:01

Gregoire said governors are committed to promoting a "meaningful exchange" that will create opportunities for both China and their own states.

85 killed, Congo pulls airline's license

2011-07-15 09:06:37

Congo's ministry of transport has canceled the license of the country's largest airline after a crash last week killed 85 people.

South Sudan heads for UN membership

2011-07-14 09:58:29

The UN Security Council unanimously recommended the General Assembly approve five-day old South Sudan become a member of the United Nations.

Libya rebels retake western village

2011-07-14 08:27:01

Rebel fighters said they had retaken the village of Al-Qawalish in western Libya from forces loyal to Muammar Gadhafi on Wednesday.

Hillary Clinton says Gaddafi's days numbered

2011-07-14 09:40:25

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton chanted dirges again on Wednesday for Muammar Gaddafi, saying days for the Libyan leader "are numbered."

France extends Libya mission

2011-07-13 15:19:34

Lawmakers voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to extend funding for France's military intervention in Libya.

3 Mumbai bombings minutes apart kill 21

2011-07-14 06:42:34

Three coordinated bombings tore through the heart of Mumbai during rush hour on Wednesday, killing 21 people in the worst terror attack in the country since the 2008 Mumbai siege.

Astronauts on last spacewalk of shuttle era

2011-07-13 06:27:05

Astronauts making the last spacewalk of NASA's space shuttle era on Tuesday retrieved a broken pump from the International Space Station and installed a fill-er-up experiment for a robot.

Political solution in Libya taking shape

2011-07-13 07:39:58

Senior French officials said that political solution on Libya crisis is taking shape, and emissaries from Gadhafi said he is "prepared to leave".

Assad missed opportunity to reform

2011-07-13 09:41:27

In a bid to step up pressure on Syria, Obama criticized Syrian President for missing the opportunity to bring about reform in the country.