Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has warned that he will tighten the application of Islamic law, or sharia, in northern Sudan if southern Sudan votes for independence next month, the Sudan News Agency reported.
LAKEWOOD, Ohio (AP) - The nation's first face transplant patient has said a donor saved her from a life of eating and breathing through a tube, but until this weekend she knew her ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Reports of violent and property crimes continued to decline in the first half of 2010, according to preliminary crime report released by the FBI Monday. The FBI's..
Eleven people with ties to a terrorist group have been executed in Iran, a semi-official news agency in the country reported Monday.
UNDATED (AP) - Experts say that even without the global economic woes, 2010 was a disaster -- literally. Earthquakes, heat waves, floods, volcanoes, super typhoons, blizzards, la..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate on Sunday passed a sweeping bill to make food safer, sending it to the House in the waning days of Congress. It was the second time the Senate passed t..
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A computer monitor that was checked as baggage caused a security scare Monday morning at Newark Liberty International Airport, prompting officials to shut down ..
South Korea\'s planned live-fire military exercises started Monday, its ministry of defense says, a move the North threatened could ignite a war. Island residents flee | What\'s behind Koreas tensions? |
Australian authorities on Monday raised the death toll of asylum-seekers killed last week in a shipwreck on Christmas Island to 48, possibly more than half of the passengers on the boat.
Europe\'s busiest airports are cancelling hundreds of flights Sunday in the face of \"freak weather conditions\" after several inches of snow were dumped on the continent over the weekend.
Voters in Belarus head to the polls Sunday to cast their ballots in presidential elections.
On the day of the funeral of a prominent social activist in Chihuahua, Mexico, a business she had ties with was burned down by a group of armed men, according to witnesses.
At least 14 people were killed and 33 injured after an oil pipeline exploded Sunday morning in central Mexico, officials said.
Former Prime Minister Ayad Allawi indicated Sunday that he will take part in the new Iraqi cabinet that his rival, incumbent Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, plans to present to parliament Monday -- effectively ending a months-long political stalemate.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - A pipeline exploded in central Mexico early Sunday as thieves were trying to steal oil, killing at least 22 people and sending rivers of flaming crude through ci..
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council met in emergency session Sunday amid rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula and a North Korean warning of a "catastrophe" if South ..
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli police found the body of a female American tourist, with multiple stab wounds and her hands bound behind her back, in a forest outside Jerusalem on Sunday ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate's Republican leader came out Sunday against a nuclear arms treaty with Russia, warning Democrats not to rush through President Barack Obama's foreign p..
The body of a female tourist missing since Saturday was found outside Jerusalem on Sunday morning, an Israeli police spokesman said.
A political standoff has forced nearly 4,000 citizens of northwest Ivory Coast to flee to neighboring countries, prompting fears of regional insecurity, according to the United Nations.