A Shell-operated oil drilling platform in the North Sea has been shut down while authorities work to fix a leak in a storage pipe, the company said Friday.
Mexican soldiers have discovered a so-called \"narco-tunnel\" in Baja California that extends under the U.S. border, Mexican military officials said Friday.
South Korea has returned home four North Korean fishermen rescued from two sinking boats in the Yellow Sea near the maritime border, the semiofficial Yonhap News Agency reported.
Bahrain\'s large Shiite Muslim opposition group, Al-Wefaq, will boycott the country\'s upcoming parliamentary election, a group representative said Saturday.
A member of Pakistan\'s paramilitary Sindh Rangers has been sentenced to death in the killing of an unarmed teenager whose fatal shooting was caught on video, a prosecutor told CNN.
A few hundred protesters gathered Friday in Cairo\'s Tahrir Square, calling for a civil state and an end to military rule.
Britain\'s accused rioters are facing the courts in growing numbers. More than 1,900 people have now been arrested, and about half of them have been charged. FULL STORY | STARING INTO \'THE ABYSS OF ANARCHY\'
A roadside bomb killed a service member Friday in southern Afghanistan, NATO said, marking the sixth death in the region in less than two days.
The man being detained in the disappearance of an American woman in Aruba will appear in court on Monday, the country\'s solicitor general said Friday.
Syria\'s state-run news agency is reporting that troops are fighting armed gangs in the embattled northwest province of Idlib, a rare acknowledgement by President Bashar al-Assad\'s government of military operations that human rights groups allege have resulted in the killings of civilians.
NEW YORK (AP) - Former New York Police Commissioner William Bratton tells The Associated Press that he's in talks with the British government to become an adviser on calming the vi..
Yemen\'s embattled president has been huddling with members of his ruling party in neighboring Saudi Arabia as world and regional powers press for an end to the political crisis in his country and a smooth transition of political power.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - A U.N. list of countries donating aid money to the Horn of Africa famine shows that the U.S. is by far the biggest donor, having given around $580 million in ..
China\'s second-largest train manufacturer will recall 54 bullet trains running on the new Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway after a series of malfunctions, a company official said Friday.
Egyptian military and intelligence officials say they are preparing to launch an operation against al Qaeda cells that have recently been established in the restive Sinai peninsula.
British Prime Minister David Cameron tells lawmakers that police in London waited too long to begin arresting rioters after unrest broke out Saturday, but police changed their approach and dealt with it successfully, he said.
Hein Min Aung remembers the March day in 1999 when he was recruited as a child soldier into the Myanmar army.
The Libyan Embassy in Washington officially re-opened Thursday under the control of the Transitional National Council, a senior State Department official and the new Libyan ambassador told CNN.
Syrian troops rolled into the northwestern city of Saraqib early Thursday morning, just hours after evening prayers there called for an end to President Bashar al-Assad\'s reign, an opposition group said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The fragile economy and wildly gyrating financial markets could put enormous pressure on Congress' new debt-reduction supercommittee. Yet even as leaders finished..