Gunmen on the streets of Homs 'shooting randomly' and reports of more deaths and arrests as Syrian forces move in
More than half of the ministers changed in reshuffle as military council faces pressure for faster and deeper reforms.
In a strange development in the sexual assault allegations between French writer Tristane Banon and Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the mother of Banon is now saying she had "brutal" sex with the former International Monetary Fund chief in 2000 while they we
Pakistan’s military, including its powerful spy agency, has spent $4 million to tilt American policy against India’s control of much of Kashmir — including funneling campaign donations to members of Congress and presidential candidates
When officials in Santa Coloma de Gramenet, Spain, suggested placing solar panels in the town’s cemetery, they were met with significant skepticism.
Up to 14 people dead in latest outbreak of violence in Pakistani city as minister criticises locally powerful rival.
Police search for clues to perpetrators of deadly attacks as Mumbai reels from rush-hour blasts that killed at least 18.
Egypt’s military leaders said they would not allow disruption of public life or “hijacking” of their authority and called on Egyptians to disavow protests that disturb daily routines. Tens of thousands of Egyptians had returned to Tahrir Square on Fr
Federal prosecutors are asking a judge not to return the domain names of one of Spain’s most popular websites, seized as part of a major U.S. crackdown on internet piracy.
Muslim women would have to remove veils and show their faces to police on request or risk a prison sentence under proposed new laws in Australia's most populous state that have drawn criticism as culturally insensitive. A vigorous debate that the
Syrian security forces arrested dozens of people on Monday in a new offensive, their largest foray into a central Syrian city since withdrawing last month, prompting residents to build barricades to block a more ambitious assault, residents said.
"I can assure that the military has no desire to stray out of its assigned roles," said General Prawit Wongsuwan, a former army chief close to military leaders involved in the 2006 coup that removed Thaksin. "The army accepts the election results,"
Germany has allowed the sale of 200 Leopard tanks to Saudi Arabia after decades of blocking heavy weapons sales to the kingdom, the Der Spiegel said Saturday.
A treasure trove of gold and silver jewelry, coins and precious stones said to be worth billions of dollars has been found in a Hindu temple in southern India, officials said on Saturday.
China suffered two mining accidents on Saturday that left three workers dead and 40 trapped underground, state media said, the latest incidents to hit the nation's dangerous collieries.
Along with its massive high-speed rail network, China has officially surpassed the United States in yet another piece of transportation infrastructure: the world’s longest sea bridge.
Pakistan may be kicking the CIA out of its premiere base for the drone war. Or it may not — who can tell with the Pakistanis anymore? What’s for certain is that all their griping strengthens the U.S.’ resolve to keep bases in neighboring Afghanistan
Fresh off of the public demand by Pakistani Defense Minister Chaudhry Mukhar that the United States must immediately vacate the Shamsi Air Base...
Activists say at least nine people killed by security forces as thousands take to the streets across the country.
Revisions give some of the king's powers to the prime minister and the parliament while keeping him as a power-broker.
Way beyond the impenetrable fog of war, the ongoing tragedy in Libya is morphing into a war of acronyms that graphically depicts the tortuous "birth pangs" of a possibly new world order.
Earlier in the year, the BBC featured a series of articles commemorating the 20th anniversary of the fall of the state in Somalia.
China has opened the world's longest cross-sea bridge - which stretches five miles further than the distance between Dover and Calais.
Young men are being mobilized into militias, marching into the hills to train. All the cars in this area, including humanitarian vehicles, are smeared with thick mud to camouflage them from what residents describe as unrelenting bombings.
For at least a decade now, the world has marveled at China’s amazing economic transformation.
In The New York Times of Monday, June 27th, an editorial heaps compliments upon the bureaucrats of many European cities who have imposed innumerable obstacles to their fellow citizens who want to use the automobile for transportation.
Tensions between the president and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei have been bubbling to the surface. Ahmadinejad is running out of options.
Parliament passes austerity package to slash $40bn off national debt, with 155 MPs voting in favour and 138 against.
North Korea has shut down its universities for the next 10 months and sent students to work in factories, agriculture and the construction sector as it struggles to rebuild its economy.
“Taxpayers should not be responsible for paying the debts of a private institution,” (can you say END THE FED? - Ed)