Muslim-Christian clashes kill 5 in west 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.

Japan, US give up on 2014 airbase relocation target

2011-05-07 13:18:03

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

17 killed, 2 missing in landslide in Indonesia

2011-05-07 13:01:51

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 confirms Laden' death

2011-05-07 08:14:38

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

Obama pays tribute to unit in bin Laden raid

2011-05-07 08:35:41

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.

Ouattara takes oath months after Cote d'Ivoire vote

2011-05-07 08:29:06

Cote d'Ivoire's President Alassane Ouattara took the oath of office Friday.

Info shows bin Laden interest in US trains

2011-05-06 09:45:39

US counterterrorism officials believe the plot was only aspirational and have no recent intelligence about any active plan for such an attack.

Crew hijacked by Somali pirates

2011-05-06 09:02:37

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.

Giving frozen assets to rebels is piracy

2011-05-06 09:22:26

The Libyan government rejected on Thursday US plans to unblock its frozen assets and give them to rebels fighting Muammar Gadhafi.

Fidel Castro criticizes killing of Bin Laden

2011-05-06 08:50:23

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.

Networks, Emmys, reach 8-year, $66m deal

2011-05-05 15:02:41

The Emmy Awards and the four major TV networks agreed to an eight-year, $66 million deal that allows for changes in the ceremony.

Three-man team to leave for Space Station

2011-05-05 09:11:53

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.