MESA, Ariz.- Police in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa say a woman was praying when a man snatched her purse and ran away. Authorities said Monday that 51-year-old Suzanne Siadat was kn..
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama approved Monday the resumption of military trials for detainees at the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, ending a two-year ban. It was the la..
U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates arrived in Kabul on Monday morning on an unannounced trip to Afghanistan -- his 13th as defense secretary.
WASHINGTON- President Barack Obama warned Libya's leaders that the U.S. and its NATO allies are still considering military options in response to what he called "unacceptable" viol..
Tunisia\'s Interior Ministry announced Monday that it is dissolving its \"political police\" and the entire State Security Division, which was widely unpopular under the former regime, according to the country\'s news agency, Tunis Afrique Presse.
More than 40 people have been killed in clashes between soldiers and a rebel militia in Southern Sudan, an official there said Monday, disputing rebel claims they have killed many more government troops.
Former French President Jacques Chirac goes on trial Monday for embezzling money from the city of Paris when he was mayor, along with nine other people.
South Korea will attempt a second time to send a group of North Koreans back to the communist North on Monday, according to the Red Cross.
\"Slumdog Millionaire\" child star Rubina Ali says her home was gutted by a fire that tore through her Mumbai slum.
A large number of people protested outside the palace where Bahrain\'s cabinet was meeting Sunday, the first time a protest had been allowed at the site.
A Beijing official blamed attempts to spark protests in China on people \"harboring illusions,\" saying citizens will not take to the streets because they want stability.
Standing outside a courthouse Sunday that the Libyan opposition is using for a base of operations in the eastern Libyan town of Misrata, a witness described a field of jubilation against a backdrop of blood stains and rocket fragments.
Opposition forces claimed a major victory Sunday in Libya, managing to block an onslaught by Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi\'s troops and maintain control of the key city of Misrata, an eyewitness said.
Protesters and Egyptian security and armed forces clashed Sunday outside the Interior Ministry headquarters as residents expressed anger at reports that documents relating to ousted strongman\'s Hosni Mubarak\'s rule were being destroyed.
Apologies are not enough when it comes to civilian casualties, Afghan President Hamid Karzai told the NATO commander Sunday, days after a NATO airstrike killed nine Afghan boys.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Hundreds of Nevada college students and supporters waved signs decrying looming state higher education budget cuts during a peaceful protest on the Las Vegas Strip..
WASHINGTON (AP) - A leading Democrat predicted Sunday that the Senate would reject House Republicans' deep budget cuts, setting up tense negotiations and the need for another short..
The center-right Fine Gael and center-left Labour parties in Ireland are expected to ratify a deal Sunday to form a coalition government.
Masked attackers burned tents of protesters overnight in the main city of Iraq\'s Kurdistan region, police said Sunday.
Japanese Foreign Minister Seiji Maehara announced his resignation Sunday, apologizing for a political scandal that he became embroiled in.