The Indian navy captured 23 piracy suspects who tried to take over a merchant vessel in the Gulf of Aden, between the Horn of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula, Indian officials said.
Police acting on a warning Tuesday found a bundle of dynamite inside a Paris department store at the height of the Christmas season, and a group demanding that France withdraw from Afghanistan claimed responsibility.
In Camp No. 14, the North Korean political prison where Shin Dong-hyuk was born and where he says he watched the hanging of his mother, inmates never saw a picture of Kim Jong Il. Inmates did not need to know the face of their "Dear Leader,**QQ*
Riot police fought running battles with hundreds of protesters outside Greece's parliament on Tuesday while the opposition socialist party called for elections to end four days of protests.
A mysterious night-time telephone call last week brought nuclear-armed India and Pakistan close to the brink of war at the height of the crisis over the Mumbai terror attacks, Pakistani officials said Sunday.
A court today dissolved Thailand's top three ruling parties for electoral fraud and banned the prime minister from politics for five years, bringing down a government that has faced months of strident protests seeking its ousting.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy voodoo dolls can still be sold by a publisher as long as they come with a warning that sticking pins in the toy is an affront to his dignity, a Paris court ruled today.
Political tensions simmering for 2 years have boiled over, but Tuesday’s violent confrontations saw protesters using slingshots, knives and gunfire on a busy street and tourists caught up in the airport chaos — marked a dramatic escalation.
Ahhhh, the typical vacation in Dubai: sandy beaches, resorts and strip searches at the airport–even for celebrities like Lily Allen and supermodel, Agyness Deyn. A travel advisory for the modest traveler.
From the hardened slums of this city to some of Venezuela’s most populous and economically important states, many of President Hugo Chávez’s supporters deserted him in regional elections, showing it is possible to challenge him in areas where he was
("We're from the Government, and we just want to help you.") Lawmakers in Indonesia's remote province of Papua have thrown their support behind a controversial bill requiring some HIV/AIDS patients to be implanted with microchips.
In campaign slogs through Venezuela's biggest slum, Carlos Ocariz seeks out those who worship President Hugo Chávez. He then urges them to abandon "El Comandante" and throw their support behind him in the mayoral race for Sucre -- a dow
Attacks pictured the leaders of the G20 Summit as opportunists continuously conspiring to rob the American people blind! It makes no sense… just pure loconomics!
In his annual speech at the Lord Mayor's Banquet, Brown -- who has spearheaded calls for the reform of international financial institutions -- will say Britain, the United States and Europe are key to forging a new world order.
...a powerful reminder of the power of the human spirit of freedom to prevail against tyranny...it inspires me just as I remember it did in 1989. Let's hope the U.S. doesn't complete its own Wall of Shame.
Newly available accounts by independent military observers of the beginning of the war between Georgia and Russia this summer call into question the longstanding Georgian assertion that it was acting defensively against separatist and Russian aggress
"After the collapse of the agriculture sector in Zimbabwe in 2000, the inflation in that country skyrocketed to 231 million percent a year! Let`s now have a look at the photos that you may not be able to see anywhere else in the world."
Maher is part of a new generation in the Middle East that, through blogs, YouTube, Flickr, Twitter, and now Facebook, is using virtual reality to combat corrupt and oppressive governments.
Saakashvili will ask Georgia's parliament to approve the nomination of Gega Mgaloblishvili, the former Soviet republic's ambassador to Turkey, to replace Gurgenidze, said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity.
His report came two days after the World Food Programme said that two thirds of North Koreans do not have enough to eat, in the country’s worst crisis since as many as three million people died of famine a decade ago.
Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez has signed a bill that will nationalise the country's 10 private pension funds.
DUBAI (AFP) — A Dubai court on Thursday sentenced two Britons to three months in prison to be followed by their deportation for having sex on a beach in the booming Muslim Gulf emirate.
The French police are investigating the discovery of toxic mercury pellets in the car of a human rights lawyer who was taken ill in Strasbourg on Tuesday, a day before pretrial hearings in Moscow into the killing of one of her best-known clients, the
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Former first lady Nancy Reagan has been hospitalized for treatment of fractures to her pelvis and lower spine suffered in a fall at her home last week, her spokeswoman said on Wednesday.
The ballot was the first in a major economy since the eruption of the worst worldwide financial crisis in almost a century.
By Steve Scherer - Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said political leaders are discussing the idea of closing the world's financial markets while they ``rewrite the rules of international finance.''
What is probably the oldest known Bible is being digitised, reuniting its scattered parts for the first time since its discovery 160 years ago. It is markedly different from its modern equivalent. What's left out?
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Author Jerome Corsi arrested in Kenya by Barack Obama's cousin Raila Odinga. Obama campaigned for Odinga in 2006, when he lost the election in December 2007 a wave of violence and ethnic cleansing left at least 1000 dead and 300,000 homeless.
Russia continued its international muscle-flexing, strengthening its ties to Venezuela through a $1 billion military loan and a new oil consortium as it announced an upgrade of its own military focusing on nuclear deterrence and permanent combat read