Kim Kwan-jin was formally named South Korea\'s defense minister Saturday, the country\'s state media agency reported.
The confidential U.S. embassy cables posted online by the website WikiLeaks simply show \"diplomats doing the work of diplomacy,\" U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Saturday.
Two hostages were injured at a bank in Lima, Peru, before a police sniper killed a man who held 33 people there for seven hours, state media reported.
President Barack Obama will make a statement Saturday morning about a new U.S. trade agreement with South Korea, the White House said.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will meet Monday with the foreign ministers of South Korea and Japan to discuss North Korea.
Mexico\'s war against the drug cartels is frustrated by a risk-averse army and interagency rivalries, according to U.S. diplomatic cables obtained by WikiLeaks. But amid some downbeat assessments of the challenges faced by President Felipe Calderon, some of the cables celebrate outstanding successes against the cartel \"capos.\"
At least 40 people have been killed in a massive wildfire blazing its way through northern Israel, Israeli authorities said Friday
The airports in Madrid and on Spain\'s Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean closed suddenly Friday afternoon, at the start of long holiday weekend, when air traffic controllers walked off the job, a spokeswoman for Spain\'s airport authority, AENA, told CNN.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's budget deficit commission failed to garner enough support Friday to prompt quick congressional action on its austere spending blueprint. ..
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Viacom Inc. is seeking to overturn a court decision that dismissed its claims of copyright abuse against YouTube even though the Internet video site used to sh..
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) - Authorities have detained 18 military officials and two U.S. pilots after stopping a cocaine-laden airplane from taking off, officials said..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. and South Korea have reached an agreement on a free trade deal sought by the Obama administration to boost American exports and create tens of thousands ..
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon made an urgent appeal Friday for more money to fight the cholera epidemic in Haiti that has claimed more than 1,800 lives.
The United States and Japan started joint military exercises Friday, the Japanese defense ministry said, as tensions simmered on the Korean peninsula.
Founder Julian Assange defended WikiLeaks\' posting of confidential documents Friday, saying that not a single person has been harmed in the website\'s four-year history. FULL STORY l
WASHINGTON (AP) - With unemployment rising, incoming House Speaker John Boehner vowed Friday that Republicans will show the way toward extending tax cuts in 2011 if the outgoing De..
LONDON (AP) - Wikileaks struggled to stay online Friday as corporations and governments moved to cut its access to the Internet, a potentially crippling blow for an organization de..
BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (AP) - President Barack Obama slipped unannounced into dangerous Afghanistan on Friday, one year after widening an ever deadlier war and just days bef..
South Korea\'s new defense minister said his country would respond with airstrikes if North Korea attacks it again, South Korea\'s Yonhap news agency reported Friday.
STOCKHOLM (AP) - Wikileaks was forced Friday to switch over to aSwiss domain name, wikileaks.ch, after a new round of hackerattacks on its system pro..