Voter registration begins in Sudan on Monday for a January referendum that would allow the country\'s autonomous southern region -- which holds a majority of the nation\'s oil -- to secede from the north.
Seven people, including at least one minor, were killed in an explosion at a resort in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, Sunday, police said. Twenty others were injured.
President Hamid Karzai said the United States should reduce its military operations and stop night raids in Afghanistan, the Washington Post reported Sunday.
Freed democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi told her supporters Sunday that she needs their help in her efforts to bring change to Myanmar. She said the country needs to return to the rule of law.
Iran\'s military is working to exponentially boost the range and numbers of its radar systems as part of a series of stepped-up defense measures, state-run media reports.
The death toll from Haiti\'s month-old cholera outbreak continues to grow.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A top adviser to President Barack Obama says the White House objects to "permanent" tax cuts for the wealthy but is silent on the possibility of extending current..
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel is considering a package of security and diplomatic incentives the U.S. has proposed in hopes of reviving Mideast peace talks.  ..
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) - President Barack Obama has returned to Washington after his longest foreign trip as president. The results of his 10-day Asian ..
MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (AP) - A sheriff in central Ohio says a 13-year-old girl who was missing with her mother, brother and a friend has been found bound and gagged in the basement of..
Longtime Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams announced Sunday that he\'s leaving Northern Ireland politics to run for parliament in the Irish Republic, blasting what he called the current Irish government\'s \"deeply damaging\" economic policy.
A radical Islamist cleric in Lebanon facing a life sentence on charges of aiding an al Qaeda affilliate has been arrested following a shootout in the northern city of Tripoli, the country\'s state news agency reported Sunday.
The death toll from last month\'s eruption of Mount Merapi rose to 242 on Sunday, Indonesia\'s government reported, with most of the victims killed by severe burns.
Britain\'s Prince William attended a remembrance service Sunday in Afghanistan\'s Helmand Province to honor British and Commonwealth war dead, his press office said in a statement.
World leaders at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit on Sunday pledged to work toward a free trade area in Asia.
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - World leaders are welcoming Myanmar's release of democracy advocate Aung San Suu Kyi but are also calling it a reminder that the country's military governmen..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Members of Congress are expected to start laying the groundwork in the next several days for a deal with the White House on an extension of Bush-era tax cuts.Pres..
CHICAGO (AP) - Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel is telling Chicago voters that taxpayers who are struggling to stay afloat can't be asked to give more.He officially l..
A motorcycle bomb detonated in a market in northern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing eight people, authorities said.
A 5.6-magnitude earthquake struck the Dominican Republic early Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.