Iranian authorities have buried the body of a political prisoner who was executed last week without the presence of his family or friends, his son told CNN.
The second-largest party in Pakistan\'s ruling coalition quit the government Sunday over fuel price increases and other complaints, leaving President Asif Ali Zardari at the head of a minority government.
Emotional congregants returned to their church Sunday in Alexandria, Egypt, mourning the loss of fellow worshippers in a bombing a day earlier. At least 21 people were killed and 97 others injured in Saturday\'s blast.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton shook hands on the sidelines of Brazil\'s presidential inauguration this weekend, state media reported.
An explosion outside a church in Egypt killed at least seven people and wounded 24 others early Saturday, the country\'s interior ministry said.
A minister in self-declared President Laurent Gbagbo\'s Cabinet reiterates calls for Ivorians to surround challenger Alassane Ouattara\'s hotel, but says violence is not the gathering\'s goal.
Two drone strikes killed 13 militants in northwest Pakistan on Saturday, two intelligence officials said.
NEW YORK (AP) - Some users of the Microsoft Hotmail service are starting the new year scrambling to get back e-mails of old. A chorus of frantic users has posted complaints on Micr..
NEW YORK (AP) - The dispute between American Airlines and travel websites is escalating. Expedia has stopped selling tickets on American Airlines flig..
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Shaken residents have been spending New Year's Day sifting through the wreckage brought by tornadoes that touched down in parts of the central and southern ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - An evacuation of the U.S. Capitol building might normally affect a lot more people. But it's New Year's Day -- Congress is out of session, and the Capitol Visitor..
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) - Dilma Rousseff was sworn in as Brazil's first female president Saturday, capping a rapid political trajectory for the career technocrat and former Marxist r..
ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (AP) - Christians clashed with Egyptian police in the northern city of Alexandria on Saturday, furious over an apparent suicide bombing against worshippers leavin..
MOSCOW (AP) - A Russian passenger jet carrying 124 people caught fire as it taxied down a snowy runway in Siberia and then exploded on Saturday, killing three people and injuring 4..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two early showdowns on spending and debt will signal whether the new Congress can find common ground despite its partisan divisions or whether it's destined for g..
A law in Spain that goes into effect Sunday bans smoking in indoor bars and restaurants, and gives the nation some of the toughest smoking restrictions in western Europe.
The United States has made \"significant progress\" in combating terrorist threats to the border region of Afghanistan and Pakistan, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Saturday after meeting with the Afghan president and the minister of finance.
About 40 prisoners at an open prison in southern England started a rampage early Saturday, smashing windows, setting fires and forcing prison staff to retreat, the Ministry of Justice said.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has said he will accept the results of a referendum this month that could see the country split in two.
North Korea on Saturday urged better ties with South Korea, warning that a war in the peninsula would amount to a \"nuclear holocaust,\" South Korea\'s Yonhap News Agency reported.