Turkey offers Gadhafi exit as fighting goes on

2011-06-11 07:43:57

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.

New evidence of $40K cash gifts in FIFA scandal

2011-06-11 07:55:40

A Caribbean football official acknowledged on Friday getting $40,000 in cash at a meeting which is being investigated in a FIFA bribery scandal.

Rocker Jack White and wife throw a divorce party

2011-06-11 07:53:13

For rocker Jack White and his model wife Karen Elson, parting is such a sweet party!

Chilean river fed by volcano-heated water

2011-06-10 09:11:48

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.

Over 2,400 Syrian refugees in Turkey

2011-06-10 08:30:17

The number of refugees who have left the violence-shadowed Syrian town of Jisr al-Shughour to neighboring Turkey has acceded 2,400.

UAE hosts international meeting over Libya

2011-06-10 08:25:00

The Unites Arab Emirates (UAE) hosted the third meeting of the Libya Contact Group on Thursday.

IAEA sends Syria to Security Council

2011-06-10 07:01:45

The UN nuclear watchdog board reported Syria to the Security Council on Thursday for covert atomic work.

Lightning strikes over buildings in Belgrade

2011-06-09 08:51:17

Lightning strikes over buildings during a thunderstorm in Belgrade, Serbia June 8, 2011.[

UN considers revised condemnation of Syria

2011-06-09 10:03:39

European nations seeking to increase pressure on President Bashar Assad's regime presented a revised resolution to the United Nations.

OPEC oil talks collapse, no output deal

2011-06-09 06:40:11

OPEC talks broke down in acrimony Wednesday without an agreement to raise output after Saudi Arabia failed to convince the oil cartel.

NATO intensifies Tripoli airstrikes

2011-06-08 19:55:56

Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi vowed not to surrender as NATO unleashed a series of daytime airstrikes on the capital Tripoli on Tuesday.

Russia urges Gadhafi's departure

2011-06-08 08:50:09

An envoy of Russian President Dmitri Medvedev said Tuesday Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi's regime is illegitimate.