An overwhelming majority of Southern Sudanese voted to split from the north, new preliminary results show, bringing the largest nation in Africa closer to breaking into two.
When tens of thousands hit the streets to decry an authoritarian regime -- calling for its overthrow, trying to overrun police, setting fires -- one might expect the arrival of army tanks would be met with fear, consternation and violence.
Ten people were killed and 43 were injured, 18 seriously, when two trains collided in eastern Germany late Saturday, a Magdeburg Police spokesman said.
Iranian authorities briefly detained the son of opposition leader Mehdi Karoubi, the leader\'s website reported.
Egyptians and activists around the world protested in various cities Saturday in support of protests in Egypt calling for President Hosni Mubarak to step down. Fears of anarchy l UK, U.S. push for reform l Yemenis protest l Cairo protesters \'lose fear\' | Egypt\'s fate \'in hands of military\' | FULL STORY
LOS ANGELES (AP) Comcast, the nation's largest cable TV company, has acquired a majority stake in NBC Universal, the owner of the fourth-ranked NBC broadcast network, a bevy of cab..
CHICAGO (AP) - Thousands of people in Egypt who flooded streets in riots calling for President Hosni Mubarak to step down have been joined by relatives and supporters at protests i..
CAIRO (AP) - Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has named a vice president for the first time since coming to power nearly 30 years ago. State televisio..
CAIRO (AP) - Cairo airport officials say several Arab nations have organized additional flights to take their nationals and families of diplomats out of Egypt because of the violen..
CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's capital is descending further into chaos after five days of anti-government protests that left more than 70 people dead nationwide.Thousands of protesters have..
The man who detonated a bomb at Domodedovo Airport in Moscow on Monday, killing 35 people, was a 20-year-old from the North Caucasus, the Russian Investigative Committee said Saturday.
Haiti\'s political crisis will not be resolved until well into spring as the nation\'s election panel announced a timetable for a runoff and subsequent vote tally.
Kim Clijsters claimed her fourth grand slam title with a 3-6 6-3 6-3 victory over China\'s Li Na in a thrilling Australian Open final in Melbourne Saturday.
MINOT, N.D. (AP) - Police in the north central North Dakota town of Minot said Saturday they've made no arrests in the slayings of four people in two homes and would not say whethe..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. said Saturday that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak needed to take concrete action to achieve "real reform," and soon after he named his intelligence chi..
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A Virginia man's heart-wrenching story about his alleged sexual abuse swayed a committee of legislators to pass a bill that seemed destined to be watered down...
At least seven people died and 15 were wounded when a car bomb exploded in a tunnel in northwest Pakistan, police said Saturday.
The deputy governor of Afghanistan\'s Kandahar province was killed in a suicide attack Saturday, a government official said.
A pastor rebuked homosexuals at the funeral of a Ugandan gay rights activist, prompting chaos as sympathizers stormed the pulpit and grabbed his microphone away.
VERACRUZ, Mexico (AP) - More than 30 former mayors in the Mexican Gulf coast state of Veracruz have been ordered arrested on suspicion of corruption. Veracruz Deputy Attorney Gener..