NATO agrees to take command of enforcing a no-fly zone over Libya and considers taking control of the full U.N.-backed mission, its Secretary-General tells CNN. GET UP TO SPEED | RISING OBAMA CRITICISM |
Tensions boiled in a volatile Syrian community Thursday as thousands of people turned up for the funerals of people killed in unrest, including a soldier who was reportedly shot because he refused to fire on demonstrators.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.0 struck Myanmar Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
\"Where is the revolution going, the revolution that began in Tahrir Square?\" asked a short brunette holding a microphone. \"What happened to the revolution we created?\"
The person killed in the bombing on Wednesday in Jerusalem is a British national, the British Foreign Office said Thursday.
TOKYO (AP) - Nearly two weeks of rolling blackouts, distribution problems and contamination fears prompted by a leaking, tsunami-damaged nuclear plant have left shelves stripped ba..
WASHINGTON- In a surprising show of growth, Hispanics accounted for more than half of the U.S. population increase over the last decade, exceeding estimates in many states as they ..
WASHINGTON- Anxious to reduce its front-line air combat role in Libya, the Obama administration pressed Thursday for allies who first pushed for the campaign to come up with a work..
Libyans gathered Thursday in the capital for the funerals of 13 people who Moammar Gadhafi\'s government said were victims of a coalition airstrike.
An Argentine Dirty War-era general has been sentenced to life in prison for the killing of five people during the dictatorship.
Germany and the United Kingdom are pulling nonessential embassy staff out of Yemen, they said Thursday, with the British citing \"the rapid deterioration in the security situation.\"
Dubai police have intercepted an illegal shipment of 16,000 pistols from Turkey to Yemen, Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, the Dubai Police commander-in-chief, said Thursday.
As workers continued efforts to cool down fuel rods at the quake-damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant Wednesday, Tokyo government officials advised residents to stop giving tap water to infants after tests detected higher levels of radioactive iodine.
The coalition air effort to halt the Libyan government\'s attacks on civilians continued into Thursday for a sixth day, with an airstrike in the Tripoli suburb of Tajura, a government official said. LIVE BLOG | PHOTOS | FULL STORY
Yemen\'s embattled president has accepted opposition demands for constitutional reforms and holding parliamentary elections by the end of the year, according to a statement issued by his office.
Like other diminutive people -- Alexander the Great and Napoleon come to mind -- Elizabeth Taylor loomed large and lived even larger. I think of her as one of the two Elizabeths who ruled the 20th century.
Escalating violence between Syrian security forces and anti-government protesters claimed 15 people Wednesday in the city of Daraa, witnesses and rights activists said. Syrian state television reported the government fired the governor of Daraa province, a flash point of anti-government protests.
JERUSALEM (AP) - A blast Israel quickly blamed on Palestinian militants ripped through a bus stop in Jerusalem on Wednesday, killing a woman, wounding two dozen other people and in..
Tensions in the Middle East and Libya show no signs of abating. Japan is dealing with post-earthquake rebuilding and major nuclear issues. And the U.S. is entering prime driving season.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The war in Afghanistan has reached a stalemate and the best time to jump-start a political settlement with the Taliban is now, according to a report relea..