A criminal court in Cairo sentenced to death a police officer for killing protesters, the first such penalty to be handed down following the revolution that ousted former president Hosni Mubarak, Egyptian state TV reported Monday.
The Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for a deadly weekend attack on a naval base in Karachi.
Persian Gulf states have suspended efforts to ease embattled Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh from office after the president once again balked at signing a deal with opposition leaders, the group announced early Monday.
The United Kingdom will back French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde to become head of the International Monetary Fund, British Chancellor George Osborne said, following the resignation of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who faces sexual assault charges in the United States.
Sudan\'s military has taken control of the disputed oil-rich region of Abyei, the country\'s foreign ministry said Sunday.
Spaniards voted in local and regional elections Sunday after a campaign overshadowed by thousands of protesters who have decried the nation\'s deep economic crisis and set up tent camps in main squares in Madrid and other cities for the past week.
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Seventeen bombs exploded Sunday within hours of one another in Baghdad, killing at least 19 people and wounding more than 80, Iraqi authorities said.
Suicide bombers wearing Afghan police uniforms stormed a traffic police station Sunday in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least three officers, authorities said.
Britain was withdrawing its troops Sunday from Iraq, ending a role that began with the 2003 U.S.-led invasion to topple Saddam Hussein, British defense officials said.
Rescue workers were looking for at least a dozen children reported missing following two landslides that buried a Malaysian orphanage, killing at least 16 people and injuring nine others, the nation\'s official news agency reported Sunday.
Inaugurated Saturday as president of troubled Ivory Coast, Alassane Ouattara calls for a moment of silence to remember compatriots killed in the bloodshed that followed November\'s disputed election.
Thousands of Spaniards protested on Saturday in defiance of a court-approved ban on demonstrations the day before Sunday\'s local and municipal elections.
A jihadist website on Saturday posted an audio message purportedly from key al Qaeda figure Ayman al-Zawahiri.
A 32-year-old Saudi Arabian who has crusaded for women to drive in her country said she was stopped for driving a car -- even though there is no law against it.
Palestinian leaders are requesting a special meeting of the Arab League in the wake of U.S. President Barack Obama\'s speech this week calling for an approximate return to the borders that existed before the 1967 Middle East War.
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A volcanic eruption in Iceland forced the closure of airspace over and around the country\'s main airport, a spokeswoman for Keflavik International Airport said today. FULL STORY | Video
The Grimsvotn volcano under the Vatnajokull glacier in Iceland was erupting, according to the Icelandic Meteorological Office.
Yemen\'s opposition has signed a regionally brokered deal that would result in the departure of controversial President Ali Abdullah Saleh and end the country\'s grinding political crisis, opposition officials told CNN.