Gulf troops to stay til Iran threat gone - Bahrain

2011-04-18 22:28:58

Saudi and UAE forces will only leave Bahrain when an Iranian threat to Gulf Arab countries is judged to be over.

Rights group says 12 Syrians killed in clashes

2011-04-18 22:25:18

More than 10,000 mourners in Syria joined funeral processions Monday.

Radiation near Japan reactors too high for crews

2011-04-18 22:14:29

Radiation levels are far too high for repair crews to go inside.

Iraq could postpone Arab summit

2011-04-18 22:06:32

Iraq's FM says he is prepared to postpone the forthcoming Arab League summit in Baghdad, but he will not agree to cancel it entirely.

Solar-powered airplane test flight

2011-04-18 22:02:13

Solar Impulse's Chief Executive Officer and pilot Andre Borschberg performs a low altitude go-round procedure with the solar-powered HB-SIA prototype aircraft during a test flight at Payerne airport April 18, 2011.

S&P cuts US outlook to negative on fiscal worry

2011-04-18 22:00:01

Standard & Poor's on Monday downgraded its credit outlook for the United States.

To give or not to give: S. Korean conundrum on Japan aid

2011-04-18 21:41:36

South Koreans does not know when to give cash donations to their neighbors in Japan after last month's massive earthquake and tsunami.

S. Korea-Japan trade volume hits record high in March

2011-04-18 21:40:25

Trade volume between South Korea and Japan hit a record high in March despite the devastating earthquake in Japan.

OPEC weekly oil price continues to rise

2011-04-18 21:39:39

The weekly average oil price of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) reached $118.06 per barrel last week.

1 killed, 16 injuried in Czech bus crash

2011-04-18 21:28:56

Firefighters survey the scene of a crash of a public bus in Prague April 18, 2011. According to local media reports, the driver was killed and 16 people suffered injuries in the crash.

Scientists: Gulf health nearly at pre-spill level

2011-04-18 21:16:15

Scientists judge the overall health of the Gulf of Mexico as nearly back to normal one year after the BP oil spill, but with glaring blemishes that restrain their optimism about nature's resiliency.

Japan taps US robots for reactor cleanup help

2011-04-18 21:04:07

Utility workers seeking to regain control of the troubled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant are deploying robots from Bedford.