A suicide bomber attacked soldiers at an army base in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday morning, the ministry of defense said.
The daughter of a prominent Bahraini human rights activist is willing to starve to death if the nation\'s authorities do not return her father and her husband, both of whom were severely beaten and hauled away by security forces a week ago, she said
Japan will likely need two to three more months to bring an end to the disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, a nuclear industry official said Saturday.
Procrastinators can breathe a sigh of relief. April 15 is the traditional deadline for filing your tax return, but this year you get an extra weekend--until Monday at midnight. In ..
The British government has accepted that laws surrounding succession to the throne could be \"discriminatory\" and that \"discussions have started\" to change them, CNN has learned.
Haiti has an opportunity to address the worst crimes of its past in prosecuting former dictator Jean-Claude \"Baby Doc\" Duvalier, a leading human rights monitoring agency says.
Thousands of demonstrators in Syrian cities hit the streets after Friday prayers in another week of anti-government rallies, angry but largely peaceful outpourings of protest against the Bashar al-Assad regime.
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast - While normal life is slowly returning to Ivory Coast's main city after two weeks of urban warfare, discoveries of massive weapons caches stockpiled by ousted..
Nigeria goes to the polls on Saturday to elect a new president. But can Africa\'s most populous nation and the continent\'s major oil producer stage a free and fair vote to bring the changes it needs to strengthen stability both at home and across the region?.
ATLANTA - A new report estimates that half the meat and poultry sold in the supermarket may be tainted with the staph germ. That estimate is based on 136 samples of beef, chicken, ..
Should Mexican drug cartels be considered terrorist organizations? They murder, plot, kidnap, and dismember bodies. They\'re also responsible for shootouts, explosions, fires and other atrocities.
WASHINGTON- A bold but politically risky plan to cut trillions of dollars from the federal budget steamed toward a party-line House vote Friday, as insurgent Republicans rallied be..
ATLANTA- Gov. Nathan Deal says he'll sign a tough immigration measure passed by the Georgia Legislature that includes elements similar to a contentious law enacted in Arizona last ..
The owners of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi power plant must start paying 1 million yen ($12,000) to households displaced or forced indoors by the nuclear accident there, Japan\'s government ordered Friday.
The U.S. State Department accuses Iran of helping the Syrian government\'s efforts to suppress protests that have taken place there in recent weeks.
With a few taps of the hammer and some expertly placed glue, Elio Mendoza can extend the life of even the most well-worn shoes.
A suicide bomber attack at a mosque in Indonesia killed one person and injured several others during Friday prayers, police said.
Spanish police said they seized 750 kilograms (1,650 pounds) of bomb-making materials from suspected hideouts of the Basque separatist group ETA on Thursday, bringing the total to 1,600 kilos (3,530 pounds) of explosives and components seized this week, the largest haul ever against ETA in Spain.
Hundreds of Turkish journalists and activists staged an angry march in Istanbul in support of jailed reporters, snatched by police during the ongoing and controversial probe of an alleged plot to overthrow the government.
Italian humanitarian activist and blogger Vittorio Arrigoni has been kidnapped in Gaza, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement issued Thursday.