Vienna gears up for AIDS charity event

2011-05-21 13:35:12

Workers setup the stage for the 19th Life Ball in front of the city hall in Vienna May 20, 2011. Life Ball is Europe's largest annual AIDS charity event and will take place on May 21, 2011.

Many hurt in South Africa train crash

2011-05-20 14:09:43

Over 250 people were wounded after two trains carrying passengers returning from work collided in Soweto, local media reported.

Japan to join child custody pact

2011-05-20 09:17:25

Japan is taking a first step toward joining an international child custody convention amid foreign pressure on Tokyo.

Japan nuke crisis still "very serious"

2011-05-20 09:17:25

Japan's nuclear crisis remains very serious but there are some signs of progress, the head of the U.N. atomic agency said on Thursday.

Thai 'red-shirt' promise peaceful rally

2011-05-19 22:11:45

Anti-government "red-shirt" leader said Thursday the mass rally to commemorate last year's protest in downtown Bangkok will be peaceful.

Shuttle Endeavour arrives at space station

2011-05-19 17:21:48

Andrew Feustel, STS-134 mission specialist, moves supplies on the middeck of the space shuttle Endeavour.

Gentoo penguins in Edinburgh Zoo

2011-05-19 09:20:05

The gentoo penguins which are native to Antartica, were acquired from Edinburgh Zoo and are a new attraction at the aquarium.

Gaddafi's wife and daughter in Tunisia

2011-05-19 09:19:09

The wife and daughter of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi crossed the border into Tunisia.

Somebody in Pakistan knew about bin Laden

2011-05-19 09:09:15

Pakistan already has paid dearly for its failure to know or acknowledge that Osama bin Laden was hiding for more than five years.

Posthumous bin Laden audio released

2011-05-19 08:31:12

Al Qaeda released a posthumous audio recording by Osama bin Laden posted on Jihadi websites.

Vietnam's swimmer wins 1st ticket to 2012 Olympics

2011-05-17 19:49:55

Hoang Quy Phuoc became the first swimmer of Vietnam to secure a ticket to the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Japan to release new plan to stabilize nuke plant

2011-05-17 14:36:06

Japan was to release a revised roadmap Tuesday for stabilizing its stricken nuclear plant.