Deadlock in Libya exposes growing rifts

2011-04-28 07:58:42

Military deadlock in Libya has exposed growing international rifts.

12 protesters killed, 160 injured in Yemen

2011-04-28 07:42:36

Death toll from clashes between anti-government protesters and police, government backers in Sanaa rose to 12, and 160 protesters were injured.

US to continue bond-buying program as scheduled

2011-04-28 07:28:15

The US economic recovery is "proceeding at a moderate pace," and the Federal Reserve will continue its Treasury bond purchase program.

Fatah, Hamas reach agreement

2011-04-28 07:13:38

Palestinian rivals Fatah and Hamas on Wednesday signed a preliminary agreement on reconciliation during talks in Cairo.

AU urges NATO to stop attacks on Libyan officials

2011-04-28 07:06:21

The African Union (AU) called on NATO to stop targeting Libyan officials in their air raids.

To quell fuss, Obama shows longer birth certificate

2011-04-28 07:05:03

President Barack Obama on Wednesday released a longer version of his birth certificate to answer some Republicans who claim he was not US born.

9 Americans dead after Afghan officer opens fire

2011-04-27 23:52:19

Eight American troops and a US contractor died Wednesday after an Afghan military pilot opened fire at Kabul airport.

Al Qaida releases tape from French hostages

2011-04-27 22:45:25

Al Qaeda's north African branch released messages from four French hostages it kidnapped in Niger.

Obama releases birth form, decries 'silliness'

2011-04-27 22:30:43

Defending his own legality to lead the US, President Barack Obama on Wednesday produced a more extensive Hawaii birth certificate.

Anger over corruption gets public notice in India

2011-04-27 22:08:55

A businessman in Kanpur has been paying a 5,000 rupee ($113) bribe to government officials to get his income tax refund in 15 years.

CIA chief to head Pentagon, Petraeus CIA

2011-04-27 21:54:29

US President Barack Obama plans this week to name CIA Director Leon Panetta to replace Defense Secretary Robert Gates, and Gen. David Petraeus, now running the war in Afghanistan, would take the CIA chief's job in a major shuffle of the country's top national security leadership, administration and other sources said Wednesday.

UN, European capitals seek end to Syria violence

2011-04-27 21:41:09

European capitals summoned Syrian ambassadors Wednesday to demand that President Bashar Assad stop gunning down his people.