Violence erupted on Israel's borders with Syria, Lebanon and Gaza on Sunday, leaving at least eight dead and dozens wounded, as Palestinians marked what they term "the catastrophe" of Israel's founding in 1948. Israeli troops shot at protesters in three separate locations to prevent crowds from crossing Israeli frontier lines in the deadliest such confrontation in years.
Indian and Pakistani troops exchanged sustained cross-border fire on Sunday, a spokesman for the Indian military said.
Violence erupted on Israel's borders with Syria, Lebanon and Gaza Sunday, leaving at least 12 dead and dozens wounded.
IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn's lawyer, Benjamin Brafman,said that his client will plead not guilty for the sex-assault charges against him. France urges prudence over sex probe
8 people were killed when Israeli troops opened fire on hundreds of demonstrators near Israel's borders with Syria and Lebanon.
US officials welcomed visitors Sunday to the USS Carl Vinson warship, from which Osama bin Laden's body was buried at sea, but did not discuss the ultra-secretive attack that killed him.
An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale jolted Hindu Kush mountain range of Afghanistan at 5:07 am Beijing Time on Sunday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.
Hundreds of Syrians crossed the border into Lebanon Saturday and one man died of gunshots after fleeing his country to the Lebanese border village of Wadi Khaled, a security source told Xinhua.
A blast on a passenger bus killed at least seven persons in Pakistan's eastern Punjab province Saturday evening, police and local media said.
Republican Mike Huckabee announced on Saturday he would not seek his party's US presidential nomination in 2012, adding uncertainty to the race to pick a challenger to President Barack Obama.
Army engineers on Saturday opened a key spillway to allow the swollen Mississippi River to flood thousands of homes and crops but spare New Orleans and Louisiana's capital Baton Rouge.
IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn was taken into custody on Saturday at JFK airport in New York and was being questioned in regard to a sexual assault, a New York police spokesman told Reuters.