Heavy fighting between pro-Gaddafi troops and rebels broke out in a Libyan city just 160 kilometres east of Tripoli, potentially opening the coastal road to the capital, just as cracks appeared among NATO allies.
A Caribbean football official acknowledged on Friday getting $40,000 in cash at a meeting which is being investigated in a FIFA bribery scandal.
For rocker Jack White and his model wife Karen Elson, parting is such a sweet party!
Steam rises from the Nilhue River, fed by unusually warm water from the hot flanks of an erupting volcano from the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcanic chain, as a resident inspects the river water near Lago Ranco town June 9, 2011.
The number of refugees who have left the violence-shadowed Syrian town of Jisr al-Shughour to neighboring Turkey has acceded 2,400.
The Unites Arab Emirates (UAE) hosted the third meeting of the Libya Contact Group on Thursday.
The UN nuclear watchdog board reported Syria to the Security Council on Thursday for covert atomic work.
Lightning strikes over buildings during a thunderstorm in Belgrade, Serbia June 8, 2011.[
European nations seeking to increase pressure on President Bashar Assad's regime presented a revised resolution to the United Nations.
OPEC talks broke down in acrimony Wednesday without an agreement to raise output after Saudi Arabia failed to convince the oil cartel.
Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi vowed not to surrender as NATO unleashed a series of daytime airstrikes on the capital Tripoli on Tuesday.
An envoy of Russian President Dmitri Medvedev said Tuesday Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi's regime is illegitimate.