Ship with 600 migrants sinks off Libya

2011-05-10 04:36:40

An overcrowded ship carrying up to 600 people trying to flee Libya sank just outside the port of Tripoli.

Victory Day military parade on Red Square

2011-05-09 15:57:53

A military parade marking the 66th anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi in the Great Patriotic War was held on Moscow's Red Square Monday.

Suicide bombing wounds 2 in Afghanistan

2011-05-09 15:23:13

A suicide bombing rocked Laghman province 90 km east of capital Kabul on Monday, wounding at least two policemen, an official said.

Taliban assassinate ex-commander in Afghanistan

2011-05-09 14:38:48

Taliban militants have targeted and killed a former commander along with four others in Kunduz province.

Gender stereotype easing more for girls

2011-05-08 09:34:46

Gender stereotypes for America's children are less rigid than in the past, but they remain a pervasive part of popular culture.

Muslim-Christian clashes kill 5 in Cairo

2011-05-08 08:18:09

Christians and Muslims fought in the streets of western Cairo on Saturday in violence triggered by word of a mixed romance.

Helmets exhibition in Paris marks the end of WWII

2011-05-08 20:23:38

Casts of German, Russian and US military helmets, modelled as crawling turtles, are displayed at Trocadero near the Eiffel Tower in Paris May 8, 2011.

Japan won't abandon nukes despite crisis

2011-05-08 12:53:07

A top Japanese official says Japan will maintain atomic power as part of its energy policy despite the country's ongoing nuclear crisis.

8 killed, 109 injured in Cairo sectarian clash

2011-05-08 12:37:37

At least eight people were killed and 109 others were injured after Muslims and Coptics clashed Saturday in an area west of Egyptian capital Cairo.

Bin Laden remained active in targeting US-official

2011-05-08 07:59:21

The compound in Pakistan where US forces killed Osama bin Laden was an active command center from which he directed al Qaida.

All 27 feared dead in Indonesia plane crash

2011-05-07 22:47:17

Navy, police and rescue team and local community have jointly searched the missing victims of the plane crash that may killed all the 27 people on board.

Obama pivots from bin Laden's death to economy

2011-05-07 20:16:46

Obama turned on from national elation over the killing of bin Laden to face the threat that high gasoline prices and unemployment pose to his re-election hopes.