Egypt police clash with youths

2011-06-30 07:14:29

Police in Cairo fired tear gas at hundreds of stone-throwing Egyptian youths after a night of clashes that injured more than 1,000 people.

Suicide bombers attack hotel in Kabul

2011-06-29 06:40:23

At least five suicide bombers attacked a major hotel frequented by Westerners in Afghanistan's capital late on Tuesday.

Egyptian police clash with protestors in Cairo

2011-06-29 09:55:06

Fierce clashes erupted late Tuesday night between Egyptian security forces and young protestors in the Tahrir Square in central Cairo.

Iran fires medium-range missile

2011-06-29 07:58:05

TEHERAN, Iran -Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards fired 14 missiles in an exercise on Tuesday.

Afghan central bank chief flees to US

2011-06-29 07:58:05

Afghanistan's central bank governor has resigned and fled to the United States, saying his life is in danger over a corruption probe.

International court orders Gadhafi's arrest

2011-06-28 06:34:53

The International Criminal Court issued arrest warrants on Monday for Libya's Muammar Gadhafi on charges of crimes against humanity.

Arrest warrant issued for Gadhafi

2011-06-27 19:56:36

The International Criminal Court issued arrest warrants for Libya's Muammar Gadhafi, his son Saif al-Islam and the country's spy chief.

IMF to choose Lagarde as next leader

2011-06-28 07:38:53

French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde is expected to be chosen as early as Tuesday to be the new leader of the IMF.

Pakistan expels UK military trainers

2011-06-27 17:22:55

Pakistan has told Britain to pull out some of its military trainers, in what appears to be the latest sign of strained relations with the West.

Wen stresses coopeartion between big powers

2011-06-27 06:15:26

Wen Jiabao said enhancing communication between the world's big powers is particularly important in face of a variety of global challenges.

Bombs kill 25 at Nigerian drinking spot

2011-06-27 09:18:08

Suspected members of a radical Islamist sect threw bombs at a drinking spot in Nigeria's northeastern town of Maiduguri on Sunday.

Sick penguin stranded in NZ

2011-06-27 08:26:23

A young Emperor penguin stranded in New Zealand has survived two medical procedures and now has an offer of a lift home.