ISS astronauts lands safely in Kazakhstan

2011-05-24 14:04:30

The Soyuz TMA-20 spacecraft lands in a remote area southeast of the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, May 24, 2011.

DNA matches Strauss-Kahn in sex attack

2011-05-24 09:16:20

New tests have found that the DNA of Dominique Strauss-Kahn matches material found on the shirt of a Manhattan hotel maid.

14 killed, 38 injured in Yemen clash

2011-05-24 07:16:29

At least 14 government soldiers were killed in clashes on Monday between government forces and tribesmen in Yemen 's capital.

Libyan opposition says no talks with Gadhafi

2011-05-24 07:09:06

Libyan opposition's envoy from the Interim Transitional National Council said here that they would not hold any talks with Gadhafi.

Israel approves new settlement construction

2011-05-23 19:51:50

Israel's Defense Ministry has recently approved the construction of 294 homes in the West Bank city of Beitar Illit.

Volcano ash halts air traffic, could reach Denmark

2011-05-24 07:20:04

Air traffic between Greenland and Denmark has been temporarily halted after ash spewing from Iceland's Grimsvotn volcano reached the airspace over eastern Greenland, civil aviation authorities here said Monday.

Bigger Icelandic eruption, but less airline angst

2011-05-23 06:54:27

An Icelandic volcano flung ash, smoke and steam miles (kilometers) into the air Sunday and dropped a thick layer of gray soot in an eruption far more forceful.

Shuttle Endeavour's first spacewalk

2011-05-22 11:29:16

NASA astronaut Andrew Feustel works outside the International Space Station during the space shuttle Endeavour's first spacewalk.

Electricity firms get smart grid windfall

2011-05-23 07:42:16

Electricity companies are likely to reap rewards now that China has decided to accelerate the construction of power transmission lines.

18 dead in blasts in and around Baghdad

2011-05-23 07:53:54

More than a dozen bomb attacks Baghdad on Sunday left at least 18 people dead, including 12 people killed in a suicide attack.

Malta Fashion Awards 2011

2011-05-22 14:41:48

A model presents a creation by Welsh designer Julien Macdonald at the Malta Fashion Awards 2011 at the Malta Fairs and Conventions Centre in Ta' Qali, outside Valletta, May 21, 2011.

United Airlines launches Shanghai-Los Angeles flight

2011-05-22 15:39:30

United Airlines, a wholly-owned subsidiary of United Continental Holdings Inc, launched its daily non-stop service between Shanghai and Los Angeles at Shanghai’s Pudong International Airport on Saturday.