US to decide on food assistance to DPRK

2011-05-17 14:51:24

The United States will decide soon whether to send its official to DPRK for talks over food assistance.

NATO denies Libya hit warship off coast near Misrata

2011-05-18 08:55:58

A NATO official denied a report on Libyan state television on Tuesday that Libyan forces hit one of its warships off the coast near Misrata.

Libya's top oil official defects - source

2011-05-18 08:51:48

The chairman of Libya's National Oil Corporation has defected from Muammar Gadhafi's administration and fled to neighbouring Tunisia.

Gadhafi to decide enough is enough: NATO

2011-05-18 08:31:18

NATO's most senior military official said on Tuesday that it was up to Muammar Gaddafi to decide "enough is enough".

Egypt releases Mubarak's wife on bail

2011-05-17 21:28:27

Egypt's Assistant Justice Minister for Illicit Gains Authority (IGA) Assem el-Gohari on Tuesday ordered the release of Suzanne Thabet.

Guatemalan police search for massacre suspects

2011-05-17 13:45:48

Guatemalan police said on Monday they captured a suspected member of Mexico's feared Zetas cartel in connection with a massacre that left 27 people dead in a Guatemalan village on Sunday morning.

US space shuttle Endeavour's final mission

2011-05-16 22:21:59

The space shuttle Endeavour lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, May 16, 2011. Endeavour carries a crew of six astronauts on a mission to the International Space Station.

Foreign holdings of US govt debt rise

2011-05-17 07:29:12

Total foreign holdings of US long-term securities in March reached 4.4792 trillion US dollars, up from 4.4743 trillion dollars from the previous month.

Oil falls to below $99 as US dollar rallies

2011-05-16 15:26:09

Oil prices fell below $99 a barrel Monday in Asia as crude became more expensive for investors with other currencies amid a US dollar rally.

2 monks killed in Thailand attack

2011-05-16 18:13:40

Two Buddhist monks were killed and two soldiers seriously wounded in a roadside bomb explosion in southern Thailand early Monday, police said.

IMF chief denied bail in sex case

2011-05-17 06:57:23

The International Monetary Fund ( IMF) Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn must remain jailed without bail over alleged sexual assault, a New York judge said on Monday.

Yahoo welcomes hacking elite

2011-05-16 11:22:53

Open Hack Europe 2011, held in Bucharest on May 14 and 15, allows hackers to use tools from Yahoo to showcase their snooping abilities and help the company improve security.