Bottles light up life for Manila poor

2011-07-13 07:39:58

Plastic bottles jut from the roofs in one Manila slum neighborhood. But they aren't just bottles - they bring light.

Brother of Afghan president killed

2011-07-12 15:51:32

The assassination will leave a dangerous power vacuum in Kandahar, the Taliban's birthplace.

Russian plane makes emergency landing

2011-07-12 09:43:16

The damaged AN-24 plane, owned by the Angara Airlines, is seen after a hard landing on the surface of the Ob river in Tomsk region in western Siberia July 11, 2011.

Gunmen abduct US citizens in Philippines

2011-07-12 10:04:07

A mother and son and a Filipino relative were abducted by heavily armed gunmen in an island off the coast east of this city at pre-dawn.

M6.2 earthquake rocks Philippines

2011-07-12 09:33:45

A magnitude-6.2 earthquake has struck off Negros Island in the Philippines, but there are no reports of injuries or damage.

Sikhs say they are mistaken targets

2011-07-12 06:51:21

Kamaljit Atwal's neighborhood seems like an unlikely place for a hate crime. His street in this Sacramento suburb seems a model of diversity.

William and Kate tour California

2011-07-11 08:28:30

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, receives a kiss from her husband, Britain's Prince William in Santa Barbara, California July 9, 2011.

US suspends military aid to Pakistan

2011-07-11 09:24:19

The Obama administration's decision to suspend $800 million in aid to the Pakistan's military.

China, DPRK vow to boost ties

2011-07-11 07:44:22

China would like to work with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in expanding all-round cooperation and boost bilateral ties.

US 'won't take sides' in South China Sea

2011-07-11 07:09:13

The US will maintain its presence in the South China Sea but will show no prejudice toward any side involved in the territorial dispute there.

South Sudan declares independence

2011-07-10 14:44:33

The Republic of South Sudan declared independence Saturday, waiting to be recognized as the 193rd member of the United Nations.

Nicaraguans don recyclable attires in celebration

2011-07-10 13:45:45

A dancer wears a head gear made of recyclable materials as she takes part in a festival celebrating recycling in Managua July 9, 2011.