Christians and Muslims fought in the streets of western Cairo on Saturday in violence triggered by word of a mixed romance.
Japan and the United States have given up on a plan to relocate by 2014 an American airbase on the southern island of Okinawa which has angered local residents and soured bilateral ties
Seventeen people were killed, two people went missing and four others suffered from injuries in landslides in West Java of Indonesia, officials said on Saturday.
Al Qaida confirmed on Friday that Osama bin Laden was dead, dispelling doubts by some Muslims the group's leader had really been killed by US forces.
Taliban: Laden's death to impetus war
US President Barack Obama embraced the US commandos he sent after terror mastermind Osama bin Laden, saluting them Friday on behalf of America and people all over the world.
Cote d'Ivoire's President Alassane Ouattara took the oath of office Friday.
US counterterrorism officials believe the plot was only aspirational and have no recent intelligence about any active plan for such an attack.
Juan Alfonso Rey Echeverry (bottom), captain of Mozambican-flagged fishing vessel VEGA 5, is guarded by suspected masked pirates between Haradere and Hobyo in this undated photograph released to Reuters on April 25, 2011.
The Libyan government rejected on Thursday US plans to unblock its frozen assets and give them to rebels fighting Muammar Gadhafi.
Fidel Castro criticized the way in which Bin Laden die, saying that he was killed in a situation where he was un-armed with his family.
The Emmy Awards and the four major TV networks agreed to an eight-year, $66 million deal that allows for changes in the ceremony.
Japanese astronaut Satoshi Furukawa (R), US astronaut Michael E. Fossum (L) and Russian cosmonaut Sergey Volkov smile for the camera during a training exercise in the Soyuz capsule simulator in the Russian cosmonaut training centre at Star City outside Moscow May 4, 2011. The three man team is scheduled to leave for the International Space Station on June 7.