Three hard-line groups in the Gulf kingdom of Bahrain have united and called for the ruling family to step aside, they announced.
French police have recovered gems stolen during a burglary from luxury jeweler Harry Winston\'s store in Paris in 2008, they announced.
Pirates targeted the Maersk Alabama, the ship seized in a dramatic operation in the Indian Ocean waters two years ago.
The United States government will be hit with a class action lawsuit on behalf of 700 Guatemalans who were infected with syphilis unless it offers a way to settle claims before Friday, the plaintiffs\' attorneys said.
An official with the Libyan opposition says Moammar Gadhafi has been in talks with them about stepping down if certain promises are made. But a government spokesman disputed the claim as \"lies.\"
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said Tuesday he would not support sending U.S. troops into war-torn Libya, pointing out what he calls a key difference between leader Moammar Gadhafi and Iraq\'s Saddam Hussein.
Six Kenyan political leaders -- three each from opposite sides of ethnic violence that followed the country\'s disputed 2007 election -- were issued summonses Tuesday to appear before the International Criminal Court as part of an investigation into alleged crimes against humanity.
A tsunami advisory has been issued in Japan after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Japan\'s main island of Honshu, the Japan Meteorological Agency said Wednesday.
Guards fired tear gas and warning shots to quell Yemeni prisoners who rose up chanting anti-government slogans, according to one of the prisoners who obtained access to a phone during the riot and spoke with CNN Tuesday.
The United Nations refugee agency reported disturbing accounts of violence and persecution of sub-Saharan Africans within Libya Tuesday, urging a recognition of their particular vulnerability in the midst of civil war.
WASHINGTON- Eight new airports have been given permission to schedule charter flights to and from Cuba. Customs and Border Protection officials say charter flights to Cuba can now ..
Security forces in Iran\'s capital used tear gas to disperse protesters near Revolution Square Tuesday, according to the website of opposition leader Mir Hossein Moussavi.
More than 65 people have been killed in two days of clashes between rebel groups and soldiers in Southern Sudan\'s Upper Nile state, an army spokesman said.
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MADRID- The body of a U.S. exchange student missing since late last month was found Tuesday in a river in Madrid, a police official said. The National Police official said the caus..
ST. LOUIS- Two federal marshals and a police officer were wounded Tuesday in a gunfight with a suspect who died following a standoff at a St. Louis home, authorities said. One mars..
Amnesty International is urging Saudi Arabia to stop the \"outrageous restriction\" of peaceful protests, a call that comes after a crackdown last week on protesters in the country\'s Shiite region.
A team of California-based investigators is due to arrive in Madrid on Tuesday to search for a San Diego State University student who went missing after a night out with friends.
The lawyer for Joran Van der Sloot, the Dutch national accused of killing a 21-year-old woman in Lima, Peru, last year, said Monday he has asked the court to charge his client with the lesser offense of manslaughter.
President Barack Obama said Monday that the United States will resume using military commissions to prosecute alleged terrorists held at the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detention facility.