Vote to be held 'within months', president of northern region says
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas blamed Israeli extremists for the abduction and murder of an Arab teenager on Wednesday, sparking hours of clashes in east Jerusalem and drawing charges that the youth was murdered to avenge the killings of three kidnapped Israeli teens.
Teheran, 6 world powers haggle over number of enrichment centrifuges
An Israeli inventor has created a scanner that he says could change the way we shop and take care of ourselves - by reading the chemical makeup of foods, drugs and other items we use.
A Palestinian teenager was kidnapped and killed on Wednesday in an apparent act of revenge for the murder of three Israeli youths, triggering clashes in east Jerusalem.
Iraq's new Parliament deadlocked less than two hours into its first session on Tuesday when minority Sunnis and Kurds walked out, dashing hopes for the quick formation of a new government that could hold the country together in the face of a Sunni Islamist insurgency.
One of the final phases in the dismantling of Syrian chemical arsenal was completed on Wednesday at the Italian southern port of Gioia Tauro.
A 140-strong Chinese riot squad left Beijing on Monday for an eight-month United Nations peace-keeping mission in Liberia.
The Israeli military found the bodies of three missing teenagers just over two weeks after they were abducted in the West Bank.
Global warming will cut Antarctica's 600,000-strong emperor penguin population by at least a fifth by 2100 as the sea ice on which the birds breed becomes less secure, a study found on Sunday.
For half a million Pakistanis displaced by a military offensive, the prospect of fasting during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan amid severe food shortages has sharpened anger toward the government.
The United States is ramping up its military presence in Iraq, deploying around 300 additional troops as well as helicopters and drone aircraft in response security concerns in Baghdad.