Police break up Indian yoga guru's hunger strike

2011-06-05 10:22:47

Hundreds of police officers swooped down Sunday on the venue of a hunger strike by a charismatic Indian yoga guru and forcibly removed him and thousands of his supporters.

Injured Yemeni leader flies to Saudi for care

2011-06-05 09:40:07

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh left for Saudi Arabia early Sunday to get medical treatment, and has assigned his deputy Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi to run state affairs.
Yemen's Saleh injured in shelling, 7 killed

US to keep military presence in Asia: Gates

2011-06-05 08:37:35

Despite its fiscal troubles, the US will maintain a "robust" military presence across Asia, backed up by new high-tech weaponry, US Defense Secretary Robert Gates said.

Volcano erupts in Chile, forcing exodus

2011-06-05 09:38:20

The Puyehue volcano in southern Chile erupted Saturday, sending a huge plume of smoke and ash into the sky and prompting officials to evacuate about 600 people living nearby. There were no reports of injuries.

China meets Libyan opposition leader

2011-06-04 08:17:41

China on Friday confirmed its contact with Libya's opposition leader, reiterating that the people of Libya should decide their own future.

Saleh 'well' after palace shelled

2011-06-03 20:38:56

Shells struck Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh's palace in Sanaa on Friday, wounding three senior officials.

Fresh series of NATO strikes target Tripoli

2011-06-03 20:00:01

10 NATO strikes hit in and around the Libyan capital early on Friday, targeting military barracks close to Gadhafi's sprawling compound.

Chinese acrobatics shine at Stonehenge

2011-06-03 16:44:57

An acrobat from a Chinese acrobatics company in London performs at Stonehenge, Salisbury as part of the Salisbury Arts Festival, June 2, 2011.

Fashion Rio Summer 2012 in Rio de Janeiro

2011-06-02 20:33:51

Fashion Rio Summer 2012 in Rio de Janeiro

Explosions heard in Libyan capital

2011-06-03 07:51:25

Strong explosions were heard in Libyan capital Tripoli Thursday night, following NATO airstrikes, a Xinhua reporter said.

Chinese scientists identify E.coli strain

2011-06-03 06:27:51

A highly infectious new strain of E.coli bacteria is causing a deadly outbreak of food poisoning in Germany, scientists said on Thursday.

WHO: E. coli outbreak caused by new strain

2011-06-02 20:57:24

The E. coli bacteria responsible for a deadly outbreak in Europe is a new strain that has never been seen before.