• Premier Berlusconi to face trial
    FILE - In this file photo taken on December 13, 2010, Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi holds his head during a session at the Senate, in Rome. On Tuesday, February 15, an Italian judge ordered Premier Silvio B
  • Eleven dead in Nigeria election rally stampede
    LAGOS, Nigeria, February 13 (AP): A panicked crowd at a political rally in southern Nigeria trampled at least 11 people to death and injured dozens more as President Goodluck Jonathan gave a speech promising to
  • UK calls for international action on Mubarak assets
    In this February 9, 2011 file photo, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak listens during a meeting with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Saltanov, at the Presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt. (AP Photo)
  • ‘US shooting case won't derail talks’
    ISLAMABAD, February 13 (AP): Pakistan's standoff with Washington over a jailed U.S. Embassy worker will not thwart talks between the two countries and Afghanistan, a Pakistani government spokesman said Sunday.
  • In Vietnam War love story, a medallion comes home
    Cecile Blumental, nee Schrouben, friend of Henri Huet, stands next to a photograph of Henri Huet, at the 'Henri Huet, Vietnam' exhibition at the Maison Europeenne de la Photographie, MEP, in Paris, Tuesday, Feb
  • ‘UK to allow same-sex "marriage" in church’
    LONDON, February 13 (Reuters): Britain plans to allow same-sex unions to be celebrated in places of worship, removing a key legal distinction between homosexual civil partnerships and heterosexual marriage, new
  • US envoy raps UN
    UNITED NATIONS, February 12 (AFP): US ambassador to the United Nations, Susan Rice, has condemned US critics of the world body who have called for US funds to be held back, while also attacking the UN for picki
  • Egyptians hopeful but face uncertain future
    An Egyptian holds up newspaper fronted with a picture of former President Hosni Mubarak and the Arabic headline, "Finally he steps down", at Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, February 12. Egypt exploded
  • Pak anti-terrorism court issues arrest warrant for Musharraf
    ISLAMABAD, February 12 (AFP): A Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Saturday issued an arrest warrant for former President Pervez Musharraf over the assassination of ex-prime minister Benazir Bhutto, a public pro
  • Myanmar junta leader warns against disrupting 'democracy'
    Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi, right, greets members of her National League for Democracy (NLD) during a cerebration to mark the 64th Union Day at its headquarters Saturday, February 12 in Yangon, Mya
  • Pak police: US man committed 'murder'
    In this January 28, 2011 file photo, Pakistani security officials escort Raymond Allen Davis, a U.S. consulate employee, center, to a local court in Lahore, Pakistan. Aides to Pakistan's president expressed con
  • Egypt army backs Mubarak; protesters enraged
    CAIRO, February 11 (AP): Egypt's powerful military backed President Hosni Mubarak's plan to stay in office until September elections, enraging hundreds of thousands of protesters who deluged squares in at least
  • Nelson Mandela son-in-law won't be extradited to US
    Isaac Amuah arrives at court in Johannesburg, February 11 for an extradition hearing. Amuah, the son-in-law of former president Nelson Mandela, is accused of sexual assault in Connecticut.  (AP Photo) 
  • Boy suicide bomber kills 31 in Pakistan
    Vehicles carrying coffins head to the Pakistan army training camp in Mardan near Peshawar, Pakistan on February 10. A 12-year-old boy suicide bomber in a school uniform attacked soldiers during morning exercise
  • WikiLeaks feud escalates: defector accused of sabotage
    One of the founders of OpenLeaks, Daniel Domscheit-Berg, holds his book 'Inside WikiLeaks' after his arrival for a news conference in Berlin, Germany, February 10. (AP Photo) Berlin, February 10 (DPA): A f
  • N Korea rules out further military talks with South
    South Korean delegate Army Col. Moon Sang-gyun, second from left, is questioned by reporters as he leaves for military meeting with North Korea in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, February 8. The group of South Kor
  • South Sudan minister shot dead in Juba: SPLA
    JUBA, February 9 (AFP): South Sudan’s minister of cooperatives and rural development Jimmy Lemi Milla and his bodyguard were shot dead in Juba on Wednesday, the southern army’s spokesman said, in wh
  • Pakistan officials hopeful on held American spat
    ISLAMABAD , February 9 (AP): Aides to Pakistan's president expressed confidence Wednesday that Islamabad and Washington could amicably resolve a growing diplomatic crisis over the fate of a former U.S. Special
  • Southern Sudan prepares to become a new country
    A southern Sudanese man watches a publicly televised broadcast of the formal announcement of referendum results in the southern capital of Juba , Monday, February 7. Referendum officials indicated that nearly 9
  • Egypt unrest: Competing visions for the future
    LONDON, February 8 (BBC): There are competing visions on offer of what has been happening in Egypt, as this extraordinary political stalemate drags on.The people of the country, already shocked by the way polit