Carter hopes to meet DPRK's Kims

2011-04-26 10:10:42

Former US President Jimmy Carter leads a delegation of former state leaders on a three-day visit to reclusive (DPRK on Tuesday.

Over half of Egypt wants end to Israel peace

2011-04-26 09:41:39

More than half of all Egyptians would like to see the 1979 peace treaty with Israel annulled.

Guantanamo detainee details leaked

2011-04-26 09:35:21

A cache of classified US military documents provides intelligence assessments on nearly all of the 779 people who been detained at the Guantanamo Bay.

US says bombing Gadhafi compound not assassination

2011-04-26 09:33:11

The bombing by NATO warplanes on the residence of Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi is not an assassination attempt.

US mulling 'targeted sanctions' on Syria

2011-04-26 08:27:34

The United States is considering imposing "targeted sanctions" against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his inner circle.

US reiterates closure of Guantanamo prison

2011-04-26 08:26:51

The Unites States on Monday reiterated its commitment to the closure of the Guantanamo Bay prison in the wake of damaging leaks of classified documents on the infamous facility.

US Mississippi governor rules out running for president

2011-04-26 08:26:11

US Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour announced on Monday that he will not run for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012.

500-year-old book surfaces in Utah

2011-04-26 07:40:40

Book dealer Ken Sanders has seen a lot of nothing in his decades appraising "rare" finds pulled from attics and basements, storage sheds and closets.

Birth pangs of new nation

2011-04-26 07:07:48

With less than three months to go, south Sudan faces tremendous challenges after more than 50 years of civil wars with the central government in Khartoum.

US man kills girlfriend from Philippines, self

2011-04-25 22:08:03

Police say they're trying to determine what led a man to kill his girlfriend from the Philippines at her brother's New York state home before turning a gun on himself.

Japan keeps searching 12,000 victims

2011-04-25 21:59:03

A line of somber soldiers walked methodically through a drained swamp Monday, with each step sinking their slender poles into the muck beneath.

Bullet train between Tokyo and Sendai resumes

2011-04-25 21:27:05

Bullet train services on the Tohoku Shinkansen Line resumed between Tokyo and Sendai on Monday for the first time since March 11 earthquake and tsunami.