Syria\'s president, Bashar al-Assad, has announced the formation of a new government, the Syrian Arab News Agency reported on Thursday.
WASHINGTON - The official who oversees the nation's air traffic system resigned Thursday and the Federal Aviation Administration began a "top to bottom" review of the entire system..
Japanese regulators discounted concerns about damage to the spent fuel from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, saying high radiation levels reported earlier this week \"most probably\" came from outside debris.
Pakistan has issued a strongly worded statement condemning a deadly, suspected U.S. drone strike in the country\'s tribal region. The statement said such attacks are \"counterproductive.\"
North Korea has identified a detained American man, who was arrested last year for \"committing a crime\" against the reclusive nation, according to state-run media.
China has arrested a pro-democracy activist, the latest detention in the government\'s effort to prevent the Arab world\'s \"Jasmine Revolution\" from spreading into China, a human rights group said Wednesday.
Delegates representing Arab and African nations as well as NATO coalesced behind the Libyan rebels Wednesday, promising more humanitarian aid and money channeled through a temporary trust fund of sorts.
The former leader of Ivory Coast may have to face international charges for alleged crimes committed during his time in office, President Alassane Ouattara announced Wednesday, as he outlined his plans to bring peace and security to his nation.
WASHINGTON - Forcefully rejecting Republican budget-cutting plans, President Barack Obama on Wednesday proposed lowering the nation's future deficits by $4 trillion over a dozen ye..
An ad from the clothing company, J. Crew, has been creating controversy about young children and gender roles. The J. Crew ad ran last week in an email advertising free shipping. T..
Japan raised the severity level of its nuclear crisis to the maximum level seven on Tuesday, putting the Fukushima Daiichi power plant disaster on a par with the Chernobyl accident in 1986.
Mohamed Imran had been accused, jailed, tried and cleared. But his crime was blasphemy. He was meant to have said something derogatory about the prophet Mohammed, so in Pakistan, justice worked a little differently.
Search teams have found the tail section of Air France Flight 447, two years after the jet plunged into the Atlantic Ocean, victims\' families say.
WASHINGTON- The White House says President Barack Obama is setting a goal of lowering the deficit by $4 trillion over the next 12 years as he wades into the politically volatile de..
Egyptians exulted Wednesday over the detention of their ailing former president and his two sons in a probe exploring the killing of protesters in Cairo\'s Tahrir Square, the center of the country\'s dramatic uprising earlier this year.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama, risking liberal anger and Republican scorn, is turning his attention to the nation's crushing debt with an anti-deficit framework that tackles ..
The president of Tokyo Electric Power Company, the business at the heart of Japan\'s nuclear crisis, is scheduled to speak to the media Wednesday, a day after the situation there was designated a Chernobyl-level nuclear accident.
FORT MYERS, Fla.-Americans chime in on the amount of money they're getting paid at work. A new poll suggests most Americans think they are getting what they deserve. According to t..
Five people were killed in clashes between rival forces in the Yemeni capital Sanaa as nationwide protests against the government continued Wednesday.
Two people suspected of involvement in the deadly bombing at a Minsk subway were detained late Tuesday night, Belarus Deputy Prosecutor General Andrei Shved said at a news briefing Wednesday.