Japanese soldiers begin search for bodies

2011-04-11 06:30:51

Around 22,000 soldiers started an intensive search on Sunday for bodies along Japan's northern Pacific coast.

Hamas warns against escalation of violence in Gaza

2011-04-10 15:23:01

Islamic Hamas movement on Saturday warned against an escalation of violence in Gaza Strip.

Troops launch new search for Japan tsunami dead

2011-04-10 15:23:56

The Japanese and US militaries launched another all-out search for the bodies of earthquake and tsunami victims Sunday.

Iran says producing centrifuge parts "not secret"

2011-04-10 10:08:17

Iran's foreign minister on Saturday said that Iran is producing centrifuges and their parts and it is not a secret thing.

Obama, Congress make budget deal, avert shutdown

2011-04-10 08:25:11

Barack Obama and congressional leaders struck a last-minute budget deal on Friday, narrowly averting a government shutdown.

6.1-magnitude quake hits Kyushu, Japan

2011-04-09 22:01:30

An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale jolted Kyushu, Japan Saturday night, the US Geological Survey said.

Protesters return to Tahrir Square in Cairo

2011-04-09 19:38:44

Two people were killed and dozen others wounded on Saturday when Egyptian military forces tried to disperse protesters in Tahrir Square in central Cairo, eyewitnesses said.

Japan to pump radioactive water until Sunday

2011-04-09 16:35:56

Japan will pump radioactive water into the sea from a crippled nuclear plant until Sunday, a day later than previously planned, its nuclear safety agency said.

'Historic' deal to avoid US govt shutdown

2011-04-09 14:13:13

President Barack Obama and congressional leaders reached a historic agreement late Friday night to avert the first federal closure in 15 years.

US govt shutdown looms without agreement

2011-04-09 10:07:02

The federal government lurched toward a shutdown for the first time in 15 years Friday night as President Barack Obama and congressional leaders groped for a last-minute compromise to cut tens of billions in federal spending and end the impasse.

Toyota to resume production in all Japan plants

2011-04-09 08:18:10

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) said on Friday it will resume the vehicle production at all its Japanese plants from April 18 to 27.

US sanctions 5 senior Libyan govt officials

2011-04-09 08:16:59

The US tightened financial pressure on Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi on Friday, adding five senior Libyan government officials.